Posts under ‘Steel’

Brompton Junction Melbourne – opening weekend Dec 8-9

Since we opened Velo Electric & Folding a little over 5 years ago, we’ve been able to expand Velo Cycle’s…

Made for cities – also for 300km Around the Bay in a day

In 1975 a guy in London developed a bike that speedily rode around town, but would also fold up so…

2019 Jamis Renegades are nearly here! New models revealed—world exclusive.

2019 Jamis Renegades are arriving at Velo Cycles over the coming months, and we can exclusively reveal the new models…

Nic’s 27+ Surly Ogre with SRAM Eagle

If there was a category of bike called ‘Apocalypse bikes,’ the Surly Ogre might be its poster boy. Bikes like…

Why ride a steel bike?

Carbon fibre. It’s like putting a magic wand in the hand of bike designers. You can make it very light….

In praise of longtail cargo bikes – the Xtracycle Free Radical Leap

I’ve used a variety of cargo-carrying bikes during my life, but I believe the one that has the most versatility…

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…

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…

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…