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The best bikes of 2017

As the year winds up and 2018 stock filters onto the shop floor, we’re having a look back at the…

A very long road pt 2 – Australia on a Disc Trucker (and Kona Sutra)

This is the second installment of a two part story. To read the first part, click here.   I must…

Adventure bike? Or Tourer?

This was a piece one of our mechanics, Tom, put together for a mate.  We thought it worth posting here….

Changes to bike laws in Victoria – here’s what you need to know.

Four changes to the laws relating to bike riders came into effect on the first of July this year in…

Yep, we’ve got Yepp

We’ve stocked Yepp child seats for years now, which means we were scratching our heads a bit when the local…

650b Soma Wolverine Build

We’ve now lost two employees at Velo, (@forsterollie and @kylethemountainman on Instagram), to the greater world before them on their…

So what IS a gravel grind?

This weekend the 25th and 26th of February, the beautiful Otway National Park will be hosting the Otway Odyssey. The…

Birth of a Bike – The Aggressively Fun Tourer

I have always felt divided between two vastly different forms of cycling, a fun, aggressive city commute and largely unplanned,…

Stu’s Pleasant Rides – The Surly Big Dummy

We’re all for our staff riding our bikes so they can accurately describe its attributes and what it does and…