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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Vintage Bicycle Feature: Bianchi. Italy, 1953

By Mike Barry Sr. Photography by Walter Lai At the London bike show in 1952, the Dunlop Company showed a movie that features all the highlights of the 1952 cycling season.  I thought that it was [...]

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