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Hearts And Anchors: Jacquie's Chapman Cycles Tourer

Hearts And Anchors: Jacquie’s Chapman Cycles Tourer

It’s impossible to gauge, just by taking a simple glance, how many hours of thought and work have gone into creating a bike like this. But grasping the work involved is nothing compared to the cultural and emotional significance of this new Chapman Cycles tourer.

Deep Blue 650b: Elisha's Chapman Cycles All-Road Bike

Deep Blue 650b: Elisha’s Chapman Cycles All-Road Bike

Rhode Island’s Brian Chapman is one of a now elite group of American frame builders who still persevere in creating a wholly custom style of bespoke bicycles. Each is a one-off, completely specific to each customer, and the latest is this 650b all-roader for Elisha.

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Chapman Cycles Tandem

Riding a tandem is a great test of a relationship — it requires the unified exercise of both pairs of legs, riding towards a common…

Chapman Cycles Tourer

While the slogan of Chapman Cycles reads as ‘Modern Bikes for Vintage Souls’, it’s interesting to make note of the flatland BMX frame that Brian…

Chapman Cycles Mixte

The same day that Sir Bradley Wiggins won the 2014 Amgen Tour of California, this mixte by Brian Chapman won an equally significant event: it…

Chapman Cycles Josie’s Roadie

The head badge on Brian Chapman‘s frames features a bold anchor, a reference to the nautical orientation of his state’s geography, Rhode Island. It also…