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Berlin’s cycling cafe: Standert

In Berlin, Interviews by Claire

Coffee, tick. Bikes, tick. Memorabilia-lined walls, tick. In Berlin slang a couple of years ago, people said “Standert” to mean ‘standard’ and ‘obvious’. When Max started designing bikes, the idea of opening a Berlin bike cafes that designed their own bikes too, was just that. It remains one of a …

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Welcome to Berlin: Juli Ebel talks about riding fixed in the city

In Interviews by Claire

I meet Juli by Eberswalder Straße U-Bahn on a hot Berlin day, before the summer turns into rain. She grins wildly, with eyes that light up when she talks about bikes and a beast of a bike that glints just as much. We cycle to Mauerpark and she talks about …

ClaireWelcome to Berlin: Juli Ebel talks about riding fixed in the city
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Cargo Heart: a filmmaker’s obsession with the Bullitt Bike

In Interviews by Claire

Messenger turned filmmaker, Chase Bauer, has an obsession with the Bullitt Bike. He’s making the first feature length film about it. This year he travelled the globe following the niche cargo bike around cycling events, meeting riders, frame builders and families who share the love. I met him at the …

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The Coefficient of Drag: A Thing About Riding Bikes

In Interviews by Claire

Steve Hockett is a Manchester-based designer who likes cycling and who has made a strange zine about bikes and has laser cut some bananas in his excitement. The Coefficient of Drag is a new zine about riding bikes, which he’s made by accident.

ClaireThe Coefficient of Drag: A Thing About Riding Bikes