Monday, July 14, 2014

Brooks Cambium C17: Kangaroo Leather

I upholstered Kumo Keith's well ridden Brooks Cambium saddle using kangaroo leather to top off his beautiful new randoneur bike revealed at Pushies Galore this weekend. Some have said that it "isn't so vegan any more". Never mind. Thanks to Robert for the awesome photos.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Kumo Cloud Storm: Specialized Romin

The Kumo storm cloud with perforations of rain drops

This weekend of the Melburn Roobaix Will flew in from Dubai to collect his shiny new Kumo all rounder travel bicycle. Keith fit the saddle and installed the tape with a seven strong audience in my studio while on Friday afternoon I was somewhere else celebrating the 'end of an era'. As of today I no longer work at RMIT University - I am full time Busyman.

The paintwork is luxurious and the detailing exquisite

The rain drop motif carries through to the bar tape

Friday, June 27, 2014

Fizik Arione: Saddle Tan

Minimal perforated interpretation of the original Arione centre panel in saddle tan kangaroo and red underlay.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Specialized Avatar: Dr T.

Dr T's Specialised personalized Avatar saddle with full grain bar tape

Dr T's Baum Corretto from the Baum Flickr photos

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Antares: Paisley

Pink Paisley Antares

Aliante: 753

Reynolds 753 in crazy purple perforations

Monday, June 23, 2014

San Marco Rolls in Whiskey Kangaroo

This beaten up old Rolls recovered in whiskey kangaroo leather and some matching bar tape.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Arione SDW

For SDW's Parlee

Thursday, June 19, 2014

San Marco Concor Light: Mosaic Cycles: Crankstar

Mosaic Cycles X Crankstar Bespoke Cyclery build showcased at NAHBS 2014 and shot by John 'Prolly' Watson of The Radavist

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Natural Arione

Natural kangaroo Arione utilising the original panel shape as perforation line detail.

Twin perforation tape.

On the bike with some nice locally made bar end plugs.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

SMP Basic Recover

Selle SMP basic recover with subtle blue detailing

Selle Italia SLR: Balck with Ti

Black kangaroo leather with regular half perforations in Ti grey in the rear portion of the saddle.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Arione: Gulf Racing

Fizik Arione with Gulf Racing colours in the highlights on this Baum.

Antares Black with White and Gold

Bartape Detail

Saddle Detail

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Busyman: Twin 6: Black and Green Aliante Set

Twin Six Ryan built an all rounder all weather commuter/tourer bike and needed some black and green stuff for it. Fizik Aliante saddle, bar tape and matching wallet.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Selle Italia Novus Ferrari

Recovered in dark olive green for Adam of Cycle Exif with some matching single line perforated bar tape.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Black and Gold Phoenix: Selle Italia C2

NAHBS 2014: Avery County Cycles built a homage to Smokey and the Bandit complete with this Tans Am phoenix Selle Italia C2 saddle. See some beautiful shots of the whole build here on The Radavist.

Speedvagen: Arione

Stealthy black Fizik Arione with speedvagen's coat of arms embossed motif.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Antares with Orange

It was a bit of an Antares summer, I introduced a full grain leather option and two tone perforations for black bar tapes.

Fizik Antares Running Hare

Another race saddle in Sydney. The running hare perforated freehand with a red backing and emboss impression of the hare motif. 

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