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Archival Jackets: Brooks Criterion

John Boultbee Criterion jacket (via Brooks of England blog) I’m excited to hear about Brooks of England’s project to create tailored cycling clothing under the John Boultbee label. As a daily commuter, I’m always looking for ways to merge my cycling and work clothing. Here’s a short video introduction to the new Boultbee Criterion jacket. …

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Archival Bicycles: Vaughn W. Collection

Raleigh Sport Raleigh DL-1 Raleigh Sport Alex Moutlon AM-7 Vaughn W. is my kind of archival collector. I might even have to appoint him as an understudy for the time when my own visual content runs dry. Originally, Vaughn sent me a few photographs of bicycles from his collection (“14 at last count”). Each bicycle …

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Shopping From the NAHBS 08

Since most of the frames at the NAHBS 08 have been well blogged and documented on flickr, I thought I’d note an unexpected, non-bike highlight of the show: the Brooks Barbican messenger bag (only one other tagged photo on flickr). Despite the redundant Brooks brand logo across the front flap, this is one of the …

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