Genesis Bikes’ Carbon Zero

The UK-based manufacturer known for sturdy steel frames introduces its first carbon fiber line

If there’s one thing UK-based Genesis Bikes knows, it’s humility. The brand makes no mistakes about its place in the bike industry. They describe themselves as not the biggest, not the oldest, not the most technically advanced, but always striving to make honest bikes that perform and look good—fresh out of the showroom and for years to come. This is, in part, why the brand …

Wooden Bicycle Grips from Nisnas Industries

Built from hardwoods, brass and aluminum, a bike part and designed to improve with age and use

If you’re lucky, a solid commuter bike will last decades. A steel frame never goes out of style and a well-maintained machine can be passed down the next generation with few replaced parts. The sustainably minded team at Nisnas Industries is making sure there are even fewer parts to replace over time with their wooden bike grips, the Daily. An aircraft-grade aluminum is housed by …

Oregon Manifest: INDUSTRY’s Solid Bike

The titanium concept design features integrated haptic navigation and an interfacing app for urban cyclists

by Hunter Hess Getting people to ride a bike as a part of an urban lifestyle has been a major challenge for the cycling community. To overcome this reluctance, as well as drive innovative design, the Oregon Manifest was established as a showcase competition to partner leading design firms with creative builders in order to produce a modern bike that will fit the needs and …