Vintage Bicycle Feature: c1988 Kirk Precision Magnesium Bicycle

Frank Kirk thought up this remarkable bike while working as a designer at the Ford plant in Dagenham, England.  The frame is made of cast magnesium, and was a dramatically different approach to [...]

Mariposa Number One. 1969

Photography by Walter Lai Mariposa Bicycles is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2019.  As part of the celebration, we will be featuring several bicycles from throughout its history, starting [...]

Vintage Bicycle Feature: Legnano. 1948

This Legnano Bicycle was made in Italy in 1948 and it is very similar to the bike that Italian bicycle racer, Gino Bartali used to win the 1948 Tour de France.  Professional cycling teams in [...]

Restoration Feature: Late 1980s Mariposa Touring Frame

This touring frame was built in the late 1980s in the Mariposa workshop.  It was repainted in the Mariposa workshop in December 2018.   Frame includes a Campagnolo Nuovo Record headset, Dia-Compe [...]

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