Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Fizik Arione: Three Colour Perforations


In burnt orange and two shades of grey to match Vuki's Horizon Speedvagen.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Fizik Arione: Ichico Letters


Trickling down from Speedvagen's "Surprise Me" 2015 scheme to this years "Overt" scheme Ichico's text makes an appearance in a subtler way.

Friday, 12 May 2017

Fizik Arione: Gold Letters

For Stanley's Speedvagen: Fizik Arione 00 with the 'Ichico' text adapted from Vanilla Workshop's new 2017 Overt paint scheme. Combined with the simple grid perforated bar tape and a matching strap to secure his custom painted Silca frame pump.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Romin Metallic Fades

Specialized Romin Evo perforated leather with two tone metallic fades. Light to dark silver at the front and light to dark bronze at the back. The bar tape has three shades of bronze.

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

2 Piece Bag: Tubular Tyre

A longer version of the first two piece saddle bag. This one has space for a tightly folder tubular race tyre in the centre and some tools and air in the side pockets. The clubs symbol ties back to the detailing on Glen's Colnago Arabesque.

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

SLR: Black on Black with Clubs

Karl requested simple and elegant with a subtle reference to the clubs symbol on his Colnago.

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