Steel Vintage Bikes Blog

Steel Vintage Bikes Blog

  1. Postmodern Bicycle: Steel Frame + Modern Components

    Postmodern Bicycle: Steel Frame + Modern Components
    As bike technology evolves and continues to innovate, passionate riders are returning to steel as their frame material of choice. Carbon fibre may be light – and aluminium may be affordable – but steel still holds with it the aura of craftsmanship. With this is in mind, it is easy to see why steel bikes are again becoming so popular...
  2. Nova Eroica – Modern Bicycles on Strade Bianche

    Nova Eroica – Modern Bicycles on Strade Bianche
    Nova Eroica has been just announced as new event of the 2017 Eroica Calendar. The famous Strade Bianche of the L'Eroica permanent route will open to modern bikes. When: 30th April 2017 Where: Buonconvento, Tuscany (Italy) Registration: until 31st March 2017 Non-competitive routes: 27 and 75 Km Competitive routes: 89, 150 and 209 Km Bicycles admitted: ALL modern road, gravel and cyclocross bicycles...
  3. The New Cycling Shoes Collection from SVB

    The New Cycling Shoes Collection from SVB
    Since 2012, Steel Vintage Bikes has been dedicated to providing our customers with an unforgettable riding experience. Finding the right cycling clothing is crucial to the enjoyment of riding, and with this in mind we have worked together with HNB Shoe to create our own line of SVB footwear. HNB Shoe – Handcraftednobrand – has operated from their artisan workshop...
  4. 6 Day Berlin 2017

    6 Day Berlin 2017
    It is time for the 6 Day Berlin 2017, the legendary Sechstagerennen. The Velodrome of Berlin will be hosting the 106th edition the oldest "six days series" in the cycling history. When: 19-24 January 2017 Where: Velodrome Berlin, Paul-Heyse Str. 29 IV - 10407 Berlin Tickets: Official 6 Day Berlin Six days of sprints and pursuit on the track of the Velodrome of...
  5. Eroica Punta del Este 2016

    Eroica Punta del Este 2016
    Eroica has crossed over in South America, in Uruguay exactly, for the first edition of Eroica Punta del Este. When: December, 4th 2016 Where: Punta del Este, Uruguay The ride consists of four different routes of 40, 90, 140 and 210 km which match the abilities of all riders. All participants will have the opportunity to discover breath-taking landscapes, cycling...
  6. SVB Café Opening Party in Berlin Mitte

    SVB Café Opening Party in Berlin Mitte
    Opening party on Saturday, 26th November! The Steel Vintage Bikes Café has recently moved to a new location in Berlin-Mitte, just between Brandenburger Tor and Potsdamer Platz. And now it is time to celebrate this occasion all together. When: Saturday, 26th November 2016 from 6pm to 12pm Where: Wilhlemstraße 91 - 10117 Berlin Craft beer, finger food, electronic beats & cycling...
  7. The Colnago Super, Mexico and Nuovo Mexico

    The Colnago Super, Mexico and Nuovo Mexico
    The early history of Colnago can be told through the stories of these three bikes: the Colnago Super, the Colnago Mexico and the Colnago Nuovo Mexico. They changed the face of steel frame building and cycle racing forever with their innovative designs and the huge success that riders had with them. Colnago, which is now a world renowned brand, was originally...
  8. Gios Torino Super Record - The Three Generations

    Gios Torino Super Record - The Three Generations
    The Gios name is one of the great pillars in Italian cycling history and culture, and the Gios Torino Super Record is a true monument of its time. This bike has one of the greatest records of all. This record is mainly thanks to Roger De Vlaeminck, a former Belgian racer for the Brooklyn Team who was nicknamed Monsieur Paris-Roubaix. He rode the bike to...
  9. Vitamin P Pop-Up Stores - Get the low down!

    Vitamin P Pop-Up Stores - Get the low down!
    This winter, Steel Vintage Bikes will be part of two Vitamin P pop-up stores for men, in Berlin and Hamburg, showing off some of our most stylish bikes, calendars and clothing!  In Berlin from 19th -26th November 2016 at the Janine Bean Gallery, Torstraße 154, 10115 – open between 10am -8pm In Hamburg from 1st -3rd December 2016 at the Âme Nue, Schaarsteinwegsbrücke 2, 20459 – open between 10am...
  10. L'Eroica 2016 - Steel Vintage Bikes on "Strade Bianche"

    L'Eroica 2016 - Steel Vintage Bikes on "Strade Bianche"
    L'Eroica 2016 was a great event and met everybody's expectations: impeccable routes through marvellous hills and vineyards, thousands of enthusiasts and countless gorgeous vintage bicycles. And of course delicious food and wine. Gaiole in Chianti hosted the 20th edition of the most famous vintage cycling event. More than 7000 enthusiasts from 65 different countries and thousand of visitors crowded the small...