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Un-obsoletable: Rivendell Clem Smith Jr. H By Blue Lug

Rivendell Clem Smith Jr. H By Blue Lug

All manner of plastic bikes are currently riding through the Alsace region during the fifth stage of the 2019 Tour de France but, for the moment, I can’t take my eyes off a recent build by Japan’s Blue Lug: an “Un-obsoletable” Rivendell Clem Smith Jr.

All Mixte Up: Rivendell Rossco Bubbe

All Mixte Up: Rivendell Rosco Bubbe

One of Rivendell’s less-well-known models, Rosco Bubbe, still garners enough reverence to sell out each short production run. Photographer Josh Estey managed to nab this one for himself, after a persistent chase and built it up in a most individual way.

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Rivendell All-Rounder

As you’d expect, he who designed a bike as special as the Bridgestone X0-1 should have fairly relevant things to say about cycling. Grant Petersen…

Rivendell Protovelo

The cult following Rivendell Bicycle Works has attained never ceases to amaze me. More than any other marque, Rivendells are spoken about in awed tones…

Rivendell Sam Hillborne

The Sam Hillborne is Rivendell’s ‘Countryman’ frame, full of the high standard of quality, reliability and rich culture that Rivendell is famous for. Dressed up…

Rivendell Hunqapillar touring bicycle

Bicycle tourists are an enigmatic lot. Hours in the saddle, enduring the elements, witnessing spectacular vistas without the encumbrance of a roof or engine noise…