Restoring a Cyril Guimard

Restoring a Cyril Guimard

The unrestored Guimard   The Bike   Stablinski, Poulidor, Anquetil..some great riders have lent their names to bikes over the years, many of them being mass produced and cheap to buy. Most Anquetils and Merckx bikes you see around are as cheap as chips, fitted with...
Clincher Wheelset or Tubular?

Clincher Wheelset or Tubular?

  Weight Weenies   A beautiful wheelset completes a bike. But let’s face it, nowadays the cost of a high quality wheelset can be astronomical. The desire, the obsession, for such spectacularly lightweight wheels is obvious when visiting bike shops selling Dura...
A Rare Francis Poirier Bike

A Rare Francis Poirier Bike

  The Marque   There’s very little information about FR Poirier bikes on the internet, even on French websites. Search for “Poirier” and you will come across an old French firm that used to make some bizarre tricycles and pedal powered cars, as well...

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