Vanhulsteijn Designs 9 Special Edition Japanese Lacquer and Gold Leaf Bikes for Sotheby’s.

The Urushi Bicycle Project

The Urushi Bicycle Project consists of 9 exclusively designed bicycles for Sotheby’s by Herman van Hulsteijn. Sotheby’s approached the Dutch designer after seeing his unusual bikes on the internet with their distinctive curved frame. Herman van Hulsteijn suggested designing a tailor-made bike for them using an ancient process that had intrigued him for years. Read more

Shinola’s Very Limited Runwell Di2 and All Their Other American Made Bikes.

The heart and soul of a Shinola bicycle begins in the legendary Waterford Precision Cycles factory in Wisconsin, where their frames and forks are individually handcrafted by experts using double-butted cro-moly steel. Read more

The First Flat-Packed Wooden Bike You Assemble Yourself. The Sandwichbike by Basten Leijh.

Flat-packed Sandwich bike

It’s new. It’s cool. It comes in the mail and you put it together. Dubbed the Sandwichbike, this Dutch Design original was inspired by the concept of flat packing, home assembly and Bleigh Industries’ never-ending drive to create exceptional products. Read more

Plywood Bikes, Handlebars and Racks by Dots Design Studio of Thailand.

plywood bikes, handlebars and racks

The Dots Design Studio of Thailand continues to perfect their PLYbike design, now executing their third version of the plywood street bike with a Brooks seat, as well as offering two styles of wood bicycle handlebars and a wooden wall-mounted bike rack.

The latest version of their PLYbike, Version 3:




Bike plans:

Their Wood Handlebars are offered in both a Vintage Style and a Bullhorn style:

Wood Bull Horn Style Handlebars:

Wood Vintage Style Handlebars:


Their Wooden Wall Mount Bike Rack:


Earlier versions of their PLYbike allow you to see the design evolution.

PLYbike, Version 2:




PLYbike, Version 1:

Dots design studio is a full service product design, and combines the knowledge from marketing perspective and design perspective.

The Design studio is comprised of a team of designers, communication designer, interior and strategist, which can have a broader view in any project. Their design approach is mainly focused on experimental process of various materials, such as metal, wood, etc.

They are enthusiastic in pushing materials beyond their limitation both conceptually and functionally in order to achieve their aspiration of creating new design dialect.

Dots Design Studio
33 Pradipat 17 Rd
Samsennai Phayathai,
Bangkok, Thailand 10400

Philippe Starck’s PIBAL, an Urban Hybrid Bike/Scooter, Gets Produced In 3000 Units by Peugeot.

Philippe Starck Pibal Peugeot Bike

Philippe Stark Unveils ‘The Bicycle Of The Future’ design in Bordeaux Read more

Aston Martin’s Limited Edition Luxury Road Bike. The Technologically Advanced One-77 Cycle.

Aston Martin One-77 Cycle

Designed by Factor for Aston Martin, the new limited edition luxury super cycle will only be produced in 77 units. Available in 7 sexy color options, the bicycle is equipped with an electronic touchscreen, Tufo Hi-Composite Carbon Tubular tires and a carbon fiber frame and handlebars. Full specs are at the end of this post. Read more

Luxury Racing Bikes Exquisitely Crafted of Mahogany Wood By Sueshiro Sano.

luxury racing bikes

Exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail make this wooden bike the finest about which I have written. Read more

Biomega Designs New Bikes For Puma

Puma Biomega Bikes

Copenhagen-based bicycle company Biomega has designed 5 new bikes for Puma. Designed for urban commuters, the new bike line combines European design with US riding styles, resulting in a completely new Trans-Atlantic bike paradigm. Read more