Custom Reviews and News


When bicycles are designed by regular folks

From the fascinating experiment department comes this project from designer Gianluca Gimini. A few years back she started asking people to draw a bicycle from memory. Sounds simple, right? Not so much…

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Squid Bikes custom DIYFS painted cyclocross racer

Brightly painted, punk rock looking cyclocross racer from Squid Bikes custom painted by its owner (which could be you).

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Moots releases Vamoots RSL limited edition road bike

In honor of its 35th anniversary, Moots Cycles has unveiled the Vamoots RSL limited edition road. Only 50 of these specially painted road bikes will be built by the Colorado-based expert in all things titanium.

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Specialized launches S Build semi-custom bike program

Responding to what it describes as an on-going request from dealers, Specialized has launched S Build, a semi-custom bike program that allows customers to create the bike of their dreams, as long as it fits within a number of parameters.

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Revealed: Customizable 2014 Scapin Ivor Carbon Road Bike

Revised Italian roadster claims lower weight, has new carbon lay-up, and adds option of adjustable aero seatpost for those who prefer a non-ISP option.

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Spotted: Limited Edition Schwinn Paramount Road Frame

America’s oldest bike brand celebrates the Paramount’s 75th anniversary with a fully customizable made-in-USA steel frame.

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Louis Garneau Launches Custom Paint Program

Count Louis Garneau among a growing number of bike makers availing customers the chance to create custom paint schemes on new frames. The Canadian company’s new Dream Factory program includes three customization options that range in price from $275 to $500.

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