Tag Archives: Rob English

Best of (Handmade Bicycle) Show: Rob English. And Campy turns 80.

Congratulations to Rob English of English Cycles who took home two awards from the recent North American Handmade Bicycle Show. Continue reading

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A conversation with Rob English about his 10.8-pound road bike, single-sided hubs and getting his weekends back

Rob English is focused on engineering, development and supporting production at Bike Friday, the packable bike/folding bike company based in Eugene, Oregon. That’s one job. He’s also a custom frame builder who hawks his wares under the English Cycles flag, … Continue reading

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Bicycles for the 1%: Worth it?

I don’t spend much time thinking about the high end of the bicycle market. First, I have a hard time telling one miracle machine from another, despite the generous decaling. Second, you can have tremendous amounts of fun on bicycles that … Continue reading

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Rob English doubles up Down Under

Bicycles come, bicycles go. (So do websites, which will eventually break a couple of the links in this article.) Two Bike Friday machines departed the production world in 2007: the SatRDay recumbent (a used one was listed on Green Gear’s … Continue reading

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