Benji Goes Bikepacking

November 27th, 2013

Benji Haworth and Ed Oxley head to the hills for a bikepacking adventure! A pair of mountain bikes. A bunch of frame bags. A couple of GoPro cameras. The rumour of a bothy. A map. All we needed was a plan. But we don't like plans. We like adventures. Plans are restrictive. Adventures are fun. Ed and I had a couple of days free to spend entirely on bikes somewhere. We chose to ..

Volare vs. Mt. Etna

October 25th, 2013

Team rider and Madison Press Officer has just returned from Italy where he was putting the Volare Team production bike through it's paces in the tough volcanic Italian landscape. He was kind enough to jot down some words and send us some snaps. Over to Chris... "Back in August, during Eurobike, Cyclist Magazine Deputy Editor, Stu Bowers approached me to see whether I would be inter..
The air was hot and dry when we left Edmonton. Ahead of us, in the distance, the Rockies and the Great Divide, our path for the coming months, overshadowed by stormy anthracite-coloured clouds.  Like the first day, like every day, we could only pedal along and wait and see what would this adventure would drop on our heads. Memories of good times spent with Marion’s cousin Pierre..
Echos from Edmonton We’ve finally arrived in Edmonton, Alberta, safe & sound. We’re in the heart of a kingdom of petroleum, shale gas and rapeseed.  In the perfectly manicured grassy farmyards, the green and yellow combine harvesters are preparing for the big hoedown at the end of the summer. Before the first frosts, they’ll need to fill up the silos, th..

2014 Bikes - Equilibrium Disc

August 14th, 2013

We've been busy! There are more than a few new and exciting models to be unveiled in our 2014 lineup, each worthy of their own blogpost to talk through features, spec and reasons behind design decisions. We'll lift the wraps of the range in its' entirety come early Septemeber, but a handful of the more exciting models will find there way out into the public domain beforehand, by way..
We popped up to Reynolds earlier this week with Ryan (our bike engineer) to say hi to Keith (Reynolds MD) and drop off a couple of prints of a shoot we did there recently as well as have a quick poke about in the aladdin's cave-like factory and discuss further development on the race-winning 953 Volare frame. Bert's been many times before but for Ryan and me this was our first trip up a..