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One-of-a-Kind Bike Show

La Bicicletta is proud to present a showcase of one-of-a-kind bike crafts in time for the Christmas shopping season, from local & international artisans. On Wednesday, December 12, from 6-8pm come meet, explore, and buy the work of several unique artists, who will have their hand-crafted cycling gifts for sale. Get your loved ones something truly special this year!

Event details:
Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, from 6-8pm
Location: La Bicicletta, 1180 Castlefield Avenue, Toronto, M6B1G1.
RSVP not required, but appreciated (so we have enough food/drink!).
Sponsored by Cafe Domestique.

Visit www.labicicletta.com for more info

VéloColour Featured in The Grid

Toronto alternative weekly The Grid have done a nice feature on VéloColour. Richard Bingham’s article Who do the pros trust to pimp their bikes? has a great slideshow of the painting process, and a brief bio. Continue Reading →

Right to Play Pinarello

Canadian cyclist Michael Barry, a professional with Team Sky and VéloColour have partnered with Pinarello bicycles to create a uniquely painted pinball themed bicycle frame. The frame will be auctioned online with all of the proceeds of the sale going to support Right to Play, an organization working with volunteers and partners to use sport and play to enhance child development in areas of disadvantage. Continue Reading →

A Change of Scenery

A Change of Scenery: The Decorative Bicycle

The bicycle is the prefect machine, it is the most efficient and effective people mover ever created.  The simple and elegant diamond frame design has gone more or less unaltered for the past century or more. Though a variety of materials have been explored, some working better than others, the overall style and design of the bicycle remains very similar to its early days. We see these objects around us constantly, locked up on a sidewalk, flying through city streets, though rarely are most of us offered the chance to see them in isolation. Continue Reading →

NAHBS Best Painter 2009

In 2009 VéloColour attended the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, and came away with the Top Painter Award, a huge and humbling honour. Continue Reading →