Friday, 21 April 2017

Selle SMP: Black on Black

Björn's simple black SMP set. Same design as his brown one and his tan one.

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Fizik Antares: LOTR Blue Straight

Some straight line centre perforations in Speedvagen's Leave it On The Road blue. A couple of short rolls of bar tape for wrapping the drops only.

Monday, 17 April 2017

Fizik Antares: Greys

Muted cool and warm greys on this set for a bright silver Speedvagen.

Sunday, 16 April 2017

Astute Skycarbs: Olive Green Details

For Andry's new Ti/Carbon Firefly and Ti Kualis with olive green Chris King pieces. I try to avoid working on these saddles because they are very difficult but Tim at Loue Bicycles in Singapore begged me and i couldn't say no.

Friday, 14 April 2017

Fizik Aliante: Black with Citron & Slate Blue

Fizik Aliante Large with Speedvagen's 2017 colours Slate Blue and Citron perforated through the centre. The coordinating bar tape has am ombre effect through the perforations with the same two colours.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Fizik Aliante: Green & Gold

For John's Baum Corretto refinish: Deep dark green and bright gold

Fizik Aliante: Pink Vader



Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Fabric Scoop: Stripes


Pink and light blue perforated stripes for Rodney's Fabric Scoop. The bike is a Speedvagen Holla Text blue with pink fade details. Full grain leather bar tape with triple row offset perforations in matching highlight colours.

Monday, 10 April 2017

Speedvagen: Holla Text 2017 Fade


For Hiro: Featured in the Speedvagen 2017 Guidebook: Pink - pink fade.


Photos: The Vanilla Workshop

Speedvagen: Holla Text Fade

Fluoro fade from yellow to pink on Todd's saddle perforations to match the Holla Text detailing on his frame. This paint scheme and a Busyman custom leatherwork are both featured in the Speedvagen 2017 Guidebook.
Photos: Andy White (FYXO)

Speedvagen: Surprise Me Diagonals 2016


For the last couple of years I have been doing quite a bit of custom leatherwork for some of Vanilla Workshop's very pretty Speedvagens. This multi-colour diagonal perforation style became the design for the 2016 Surprise Me paint scheme. Pictured here on Dr. Su's bike with coordinating full grain leather bar tape.


Photos: Bob Huff



Thursday, 6 April 2017

Fizik Aliante: JC & Clubs

Wallet for Jimmy's pocket and saddle for his Colnago

Friday, 31 March 2017

Fizik Aliante: Double Target in Pale Blue

To match the colour and logo of David's Neil Pryde bike.

Fabric Scoop: Blues

My first Fabric saddle and it turned out just fine. This one for a Speedvagen in two shades of blue.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Fizik Luce: Turquoise Diagonals

A new shape for me with some nice area to work on. Perforated design picks up on the bike's top tube detail.

Brown Power: Teal, Coral and Plum Highlights

To compliment a soon to be completed Baum Corretto in Aubergine with the same highlight colours.

Sunday, 26 March 2017

WR Compositi: 1925 RR Phantom

Leather cover on a super light weight WR Compositi saddle a bike Caren Hartley will be showing at Bespoked 2017. The project takes much of it's design reference from the iconic 1925 Rolls Royce Phantom.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Astute Skylite: Festive Chevrons


Astute Skylite, please don't send me any more of these, they are very difficult and stressful to work on, well done Astute.