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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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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 …

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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.

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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’