Commuting

David’s custom flat bar Soma Fog Cutter

David wanted a custom, do-all, ‘last-bike-he’ll-ever-buy‘ kind of commuter bike. Over a 10-month period he chatted to our staff member…

A local’s guide to Melbourne’s Capital City Trail

The Capital City Trail (CCT) is one of Melbourne’s best bike rides. A 30km loop through inner Melbourne, it’s scenic,…

Which Brompton should I purchase?

From our recent article about how to choose a bike, if you found a folding bike ticks your boxes you…

Bicycle buyer’s guide #1: What type of bike should I buy?

When you’re looking for a new bike, it’s easy to become overwhelmed, and it can be hard to figure out…

Sam’s Di2 Alfine Wolverine super-commuter

We’ve done quite a few custom builds with the Soma Wolverine now (check out our custom build archives here), but…

Daylight savings is ending. Time to light up your ride.

Daylight savings is ending soon (boooooo). From (Easter Sunday) April 1st you’ll be riding home in the dark (double booooo)….

Jamis Renegade Expat long term review

I wasn’t in the market. I already had five bikes. There was no more room in the garage. And then,…

Colin’s custom Soma Double-Cross Disc

Colin came into Velo looking for a quality flat-bar commuter for his ride to work, plus a bit of rail-trail…

Whats the deal with wheel size?

650b? 29er? 27 1/4? 622-28? Plus size? Whats the deal ? The world of bikes is awash with different wheel…