29 September, 2011

Fast Co. SF

Living and riding in San Francisco, I've had the pleasure of meeting many great cyclists.  Some are fast, others ride with style & there are those who choose to affect the very culture that inspires them. is a group of female cyclists in SF who have come together with a common interest to, "Commemorate the city’s amazing ability to make lasting impressions on its natives, especially its ability to influence people to form & participate in the growth of subcultures and specifically that of track biking" says co-found & rider Kat Tourtelot.  As is with many sports, cycling has long been a male-dominated activity, but these ladies are aiming to make a name for themselves & all women alike. For the 2011 Bicycle Film Festival, Fast Co. produced a short film showcasing their speed & talent on the streets of San Francisco.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIjEoIqBWkA]


Over the next year Fast Co. hopes to inspire female cyclists from all over through organized women's rides, races and with a feature-length film.  We love what these ladies are doing for the cycling scene and can't wait to see what they have in-store for us.

Ericka Ames

Colleen McLaughlin

Cecilia Lanyon

Chelsea Nobbs

Kat Tourtelot

Thanks for the heads up Beaver!

DTLA GPX2011 - Crit#1 Tunnel Vision: Edit

The Bicinity has put up a great edit of DTLA GPX2011, Crit#1 Tunnel Vision.

Wheelmen & Co: Minuteman Messenger Bag- Autumn 2011 Release

Wheelmen & Co have some good looking bags dropping for Autumn. Italian fabric... Lovely.

Italy is known for great wine, great fashion, and great quality. Wheelmen & Co. releases our superior Italian fabric series that feature a houndstooth and Italian poplin for the Minuteman. These "Minuteman bags" are part of our Harvest / Autumn 2011 collection. These bags are limited and available only in our online store.

Wheelmen are also proud sponsors of this Halloween Alleycat.

Livery Design Gruppe: Pursuit MK3

LDG dropped their Pursuit MK3 frame set. We got to see these up close at Interbike this year. Pretty impressive stuff coming out of LDG this year.

During the time we were developing our Pursuit MK2, we were also working on a variant of the frameset, now dubbed the Pursuit MK3. While the two frames are fairly similar, the primary differences are in the rear brake bridge and seat stay curvatures.

We've modeled the geometry after a dual 700C setup and removed the neck-breaking angles that traditional pursuit frames sport. The fork was designed to match this frameset, featuring intricate CNC details and embossed fork caps, to flow with the rest of the frame design.


We also wanna say congrats to our homie Jason Clary for getting picked up by LDG! A solid racer and a crazy guy, stoked for our dude. Now come down here and race!