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: A 1971 Mariposa Randonneur

This Mariposa frame and fork was built in 1971 with Nervex lugs and Reynolds 531 tubing.  The bike was one of the first out of the shop at 175 King St in downtown Toronto. It was ridden all over [...]

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