Swedish Bike, Scottish Tweed, and London Cycling

Today’s gentleman was spotted at the Camden Bike Fair that took place around the back of King’s Cross Station. He was gliding around on a classy, upright Swedish bike being exhibited by one of the local bike shops, and was kind enough to let us take his photo.

We’re not sure if he ever bought the bike that he’s pictured with, but I think we can all agree that it suits him! Very dapper ­čśë

Ben Knowles CYCLE CHIC


Antique Chic

Headline news hit London yesterday:

Elderly cyclist spotted casually riding penny-farthing through red light in south London

OMG, right? It seems that feral penny-farthing riders are taking over the streets of our fair city, towering over taxis and causing pollution and congestion on every road!


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Photo credit: Lee Pelayo

Pure, news-worthy chaos, clearly.

Beauty and the Bicycle

We were riding in the opposite direction when she caught our eye – in order to get her photograph, we stopped so suddenly that we left skid-marks on the road!

The red hair, the wicker basket, the cream tyres, the matching turquoise scarf + bike frame…

As cycle-chic goes, this girl’s got it down!



On a bicycle built for two…

When I saw this beautiful couple riding along, there was naturally only one song going through my head!

And it was so nice to see a touch of Continental riding in London – how long do we have to wait before this is the norm?


Brilliantly beaming smiles from these awesomely chic French riders –┬áchapeau!


Absolute Boss (with a basket)

His┬átime-worn leather bag sits up front in the traditional wicker basket, adding spades of character this otherwise unassuming ride. The attire is conventional city-chic, but details like shades, rugged boots, and an open collar show that he’s his own boss.

London Boss chic

Hail to the chief!