Velo City: Bicycle Culture and City Life
The Grass Is Greener: Ozon Cyclery's DIY Bamboo Bicycle Kit

DIY Bamboo Bicycle Kit by Ozon Cyclery

We love all bikes on The Spoken, but sometimes the most impressive ones are those that push the boundaries of frame design and materials. Right now, we’re totally bugging out on these bamboo bikes from Germany’s Ozon Cyclery and their Kickstarter project.

Gravel Design: Arnaud's Teal And Bourbon SingleBe

Gravel Design: Arnaud’s Teal And Bourbon SingleBe

It’s always refreshing to hear of a diehard cyclist’s first custom bike experience. Arnaud Pladys had been riding passionately for eight years before his dream bike came true at the hands of Czech builder, SingleBe’s Tomáš Kutin.

Velo City: Bicycle Culture and City Life

Black Gold: Spoon Customs IzoardRR Disc

When Cyclist magazine tested the Spoon Customs Izoard RR from alpine brand Spoon Customs last year, they described it as ‘blisteringly fast’ with ‘substance behind…

The 2015 The Spoken Top 10

Isn’t it funny how life moves in cycles? 2015 passed very quickly, it seemed, but there’s plenty in 2016 to look forward to. It’s been…

The 2014 The Spoken Top 10

What an incredible year 2014 has been. We’ve seen some big changes, but one constant is the fact that we can climb aboard this simple…

Godspeed, Ezra Caldwell

Whenever this website was fortunate enough to feature a bike by Ezra Caldwell of Fast Boy Cycles, I used to wax lyrical about how it…

The 2013 The Spoken Top 10

We’ve seen some spectacular bikes appear on the pages of The Spoken this year, with a variety ranging from finely tailored frames from the best…

Australian Custom Bicycle Show Pt. 1

The inaugural Australian Custom Bicycle Show was held last weekend in Melbourne, and those of us fortunate enough to make it along experienced something very…