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The Bullitt’s Burden: a filmmaker’s obsession with one cargo bike

In Chicago, Features 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 …

ClaireThe Bullitt’s Burden: a filmmaker’s obsession with one cargo bike
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The Coefficient of Drag: A Thing About Riding Bikes

In Interviews, London 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
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Copenhagen courier Trine talks messlife and girl bike gang Pånch: ‘From the first day you’re like part of the family’

In Copenhagen, Interviews by Claire

The 2016 European Cycle Messenger Championships came to an end in Copenhagen in July and hundreds of riders migrate across the continent to Paris for the World Cycle Messenger Championships. Trine from Copenhagen is one of them and we met in Paris to talk how the courier community is more …

ClaireCopenhagen courier Trine talks messlife and girl bike gang Pånch: ‘From the first day you’re like part of the family’
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Meet Omnium: “Our remit: non-embarrassing cycling kit”

In Interviews, London, Products by Claire

Claire Pepper is an award-winning fashion and fitness photographer with a crushing obsession over beautiful cycling tops. This month she launched new company Omnium which bodes well for the UK, aimed at people who gush over good graphic design, sharing smaller brands from around the world and including women’s kit. …

ClaireMeet Omnium: “Our remit: non-embarrassing cycling kit”
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Learning to cycle in London: a case study in bossing it (video)

In Features, London by Claire

Last year my friend Cynthia, who in her spare time runs marathons and 100k races, mentioned that she couldn’t cycle. It was impossible not to say ‘let’s go to the park for a spin.’ Then after that? She cycled London to Brighton, naturally. Here’s her story in a short video …

ClaireLearning to cycle in London: a case study in bossing it (video)
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When a tailor turns to cycling: meet Ollie Trenchard

In Interviews, London, Products by Claire

When a Savile Row tailor turns his hand to his first love of cycling, good things happen. Ollie Trenchard is one of the Row’s young tailors, a pattern cutter who has a tendency to make his own outfits when no one else is making them just right. With an obsessive …

ClaireWhen a tailor turns to cycling: meet Ollie Trenchard
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Meet Michaux: Heck yes to stylish messenger-inspired bags

In London, Products by Claire

Michaux cycling bags don’t look functional at all – they look gorgeous and trendy but this is confusing and rare. Technical and street style don’t usually go together, at least not commonly where women’s cycling is concerned. Rachel, who founded the company, lent me one of the roll-top messenger-style rucksacks …

ClaireMeet Michaux: Heck yes to stylish messenger-inspired bags