Thursday 31 October 2013

Arione Set: Antique Chestnut

Hand dyed leather set for Oliver's Colnago track bike restoration project.

Wednesday 30 October 2013

Saddle tan SLR

For another Baum bicycle the SLR saddle is recovered in kangaroo leather. the colour is called 'saddle tan'. Highlights in cream, sky blue and copper. two sets of bar tape in vegetable tanned bovine leather.
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Speed Needle: Black Leather

Tune Speed Needle, originally only 1/2 upholstered, recovered in black kangaroo leather with orange and white detailing to match its Cipollini.

Tuesday 29 October 2013

Aliante Honey

Fizik Aliante honey with 'Speedy Dots' and matching tapered dots tape.


Tim's Speedy Aliante

5 stripe 'speedy dots'!

Monday 28 October 2013

C59 Tape

Chris' new C59: Bar tape is double stitched with mirrored double rows of white perforations.

Saturday 26 October 2013

Fizik Gobi Natural Roo

Sent to Norway to match with Lars' Pegoretti frame. Dario's frame painting informed the saddle surface design.

Friday 25 October 2013

Aliante Tripple Perf

Fizik Aliante saddle with three rows of contrast backed perforations for another Baum Bicycles build. Matching bar tape double stitched and single perforation row.


Arione for a Dutch Bicycle

I recently put together this set for Arjan Fidder's new Baum which doubles as a showroom bike. Check out Fidder Consultancy  representing Baum, Babici and Busyman in the Netherlands.

Wednesday 23 October 2013

Kumo Climbs Mountains

This Selle SMP and bar tape set was made for Kumo Keith's touring bike upon which he recently climbed a few mountains in Italy.

San Marco Gel: Silver Flames

An old Selle San Marco womens' gel flow saddle recovered in black kangaroo with silver perforations in a kind of flame pattern (April 2013).

Tuesday 22 October 2013

Selle SMP: His and Hers

Queensland: Two Selle SMPs in white kangaroo with the 'casino' perforation pattern in red and celeste green.

Walt's Single Straps

A set of 'fancy' single straps I did for Walter a few months ago.

Flite Refurbished

Catching up on some of the saddles I finished before heading off for a three month holiday. This one is an old flite recovered in black kangaroo with yellow perforations in five tapered rows.

Kangaroo Tool Roll

Kangaroo leather tool roll with blue accents on the strap.

Romin Evo Pro - Black on Black

Black Kangaroo

Friday 18 October 2013

SR Contour

Selle Royal sent me a few saddles a while back. This one, the Contour Royal I have recovered for Clifton Hill's Spensley Street Primary School. It will be one of the items to be auctioned at their Tempting Fete on October 26th. Natural kangaroo leather with a green kid skin underlay in some kind of fancy broguish pattern.

Thursday 17 October 2013

Flite Carbonio in Natural and Grape

A thin layer of extra padding was added to this Flite Carbon saddle before covering with natural kangaroo leather. Perforations backed in a grape purple for a Stinner CX in the same colour. Should marry back nicely with the skin wall tyres.
The bike lives in Hong Kong

Monday 7 October 2013

Ostrich Legs Wearing In

After three year of riding the ostrich leg SMP is still going well.