Monday, November 24, 2008

Be:spoke the halls!

If I had to pick, my absolute favorite nights at roll: are the Be:Spoke bike events that we've been holding since we opened. Anyone who knows me knows my personal weakness when it comes to custom builds.Given the option, it's hard to pass up on the level of absolute 'one-offishness' (is that a word?) and damn fine handsomeness(?) you can achieve in building a custom bike. Some people will tell you it's all about the precision and ride quality and achieving the absolute fit. I get that too, but a career in design makes me a form AND function kind of person. Forget 'warm woolen mittens' this holiday, here's a couple of my favorite things.

Reply to this post with pictures of what you have, what you'd like or what ever inspires your bike lust.
I've shown you mine, now you show me yours!



Monday, November 17, 2008

WAD Bikeway Ride Thursday November 20th

The Westerville to Arena District (WAD) Bikeway is an initiative to build a commuter bikeway on an abandoned rail grade running through northeast Columbus.
roll: will be supplying lights to the wadbikeway for the next ride coming up this Thursday at 6:30am, from Westerville to downtown. Join the ride!!! We'll have light & motion lights available at 6am or the days before to demo for the commute.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Interview with Strida bike designer Mark Sanders

Great interview and series of sketches of how UK engineer and designer Mark Sanders created the Strida. See More »

David Byrne Bike Racks

Former Talking Heads music group co-founder and New York City based artist David Byrne has created some awesome bike rack installations. See Article »