Weld One’s Ogre, a handcrafted titanium/carbon welding extravaganza
Weld One’s Ogre, a handcrafted titanium/carbon welding extravaganza

Tour de Sandwich: Flavours of early summer on the Shimanami Kaido

Papersky’s Tour de Nippon has brought together the idea of cycling, creativity and the discovery of local culture into the ideal package of a sandwich with a new app magazine… Read on »

Rapha Tokyo Club Launch

It’s been two years since the search began to find a location for Rapha’s long awaited Tokyo Cycle Club. This city is big, busy and expensive, so finding the right… Read on »

Chasing the Race

A tale from the British National Road Race Championships 2014 by photographer Paul Davy   Earlier in Summer, riders fly home to their respective countries to compete for their national jerseys. 2014’s… Read on »

When the best just isn’t the best

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One of the greatest pleasures throughout life on two wheels is that, as the landscape scrolls by and the ground beneath you ripples your tyres, you have the opportunity to… Read on »

Sneaking With Eyes Number One Shut


For eight years X-ray Sexysushi has been photographing life as it takes place around him, travelling the world, arbitrarily connecting with locals where the common language of bikes and beer… Read on »

So busy

There’s been a bit of a lack of updates recently and we hope to cease this trend and lackadaisical approach. The crew have been busy with life and riding bikes so… Read on »

Get over it – Tackling the Fred Whitton Challenge

Tackling the Lake District passes on the Fred Whitton Challenge. Words by Matt Kendall, Photos by Paul Davy    Inspiration is everywhere. That was one of the first things I… Read on »

Shop visit: 25las Bicycle Works / Tokyo

Towards the end of last year we featured the I Am Law, Tokyo alleycat race organised by Nikolas Koto of 25las Bicycle Works. 25las recently moved to a new location… Read on »

Observations from the back of a team car…

“Dirt roads, sharp hills, small lanes, crashes, punctures and unpredictable racing – if there were a checklist to make for a thrilling early season event, these would be most of… Read on »

25 long weekends

In addressing the readership of NWFCC I suspect I may be preaching to the converted, however I believe that one would be pretty hard-pressed to come up with a better… Read on »

Downhill Days – Two lifelong motocross racers try their hand at downhilling.

A while back Racer-X Magazine featured a story about downhill mountain biking and its close ties to motocross, as many top downhill professionals use moto as a training tool. But… Read on »

The 2014 Berliner Fahrrad Schau

This years Berliner Fahrrad Schau was a diverse and colourful gathering as the city of Berlin itself.   Full of the young hip companies, artisans and master frame builders from… Read on »

Race Face: A view from inside Japanese cyclocross.

It’s been sixteen long months since entering my last cyclocross race. The result of a back injury that forced me to rest, I hadn’t been able to get on the… Read on »

Glimpses 005 / The Tokyo Handmade Bicycle Show

Weld One’s Ogre, a handcrafted titanium/carbon welding extravaganza

It was brief, but I just about made it to the last day of the Tokyo Handmade Bicycle Show, located opposite the Imperial Palace at a Science Museum in a… Read on »

Lanes No.6 – Spronketts Lane / Sussex / Southern England

This is less about a single lane than a network of lanes that transport you from the chalk downland hills to the clay lands of the weald, quiet narrow lanes… Read on »

Carnivale De Velo from Deus Customs

We’re all over this… Carnivale De Velo from Deus Customs The downhill blast. The Airtime. The sideway skids. Off the boardwalk and into the Santa Monica Mountains we took our old beach… Read on »

The Lanes: No.5 – Bo Peep Bostal

You won’t find yourself here by accident, you seek this place out. Maybe when you set off from home you didn’t plan to come here but somewhere along the way… Read on »

Cycling design and the art of performance

Throughout my (surprisingly numerous) years of riding and working within the cycling industry, I have always found a huge number of people who share my poorly disguised inner nerd over… Read on »

5 minutes with artist Rebecca Kaye

Hi Rebecca, thanks for giving us 5 minutes. So tell us a little bit about yourself? You’re Welsh right, living in Edinburgh? I was born in North Wales and came… Read on »

‘Raining mud, from a lacerated tyre’ – Slayer

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It might look ugly out there, but it’s worth looking a bit harder…     For road riders all over the northern hemisphere – and certainly here in London –… Read on »