Building Bicycles

By Michael Barry for Soigneur Photography by Ian Patterson The rising sun breaks through the trees, as we thrash across the open fields. Beneath us, our bikes absorb the undulations of the grass [...]

Vintage Bicycle Feature: 1982 Mariposa Child’s Road Bicycle

By Michael Barry A good steel frame can be used repeatedly, for decades. It can be ridden, crashed, fixed and adapted. In the shop, old bikes come in constantly that need a tube replaced, a dent [...]

Vans

By Michael Barry The van revved with ferocity as we crested the rolling hills on the eastern side of Lake Superior. They weren’t hills so much as slopes but my parents’ Kia van was loaded down [...]

A Life With Bicycles Book Launch Party Photo Gallery

Photography by Timothy Austen Thank you to everyone who attended “A Life With Bicycles” book launch party last week at Amsterdam Brewery. It was a wonderful tribute to Mike Barry and Walter Lai’s [...]

Creemore Springs Turas Mor 2019

By Dede Barry Photography by Jody Wilson Rain, dirt, mud, gravel, sun, quiet country roads, spring flowers, good food and camaraderie will make for a good bike ride with memorable moments. Last [...]

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 [...]

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