Retro bike tech — our favourite bikes and kit from yesteryear

The best and weirdest throwback cycling tech from BikeRadar

While we of course appreciate the latest and greatest road and mountain bike tech, we at Bikeradar also have a deep and unyielding love for all things retro.

From vintage bikes and tech to forgotten patents and strange classified finds, this is your best place to keep up to date with throwback stories.

Jack Luke

Staff Writer, UK
Jack has been riding and fettling with bikes for his whole life. Always in search of the hippest new niche in cycling, Jack is a self-confessed gravel dork and thinks nothing of bivouacking on a beach after work. Also fond of cup and cone bearings, skids and tan wall tyres.
  • Discipline: Long days in the saddle by either road or mountain bike
  • Preferred Terrain: Happiest when on a rural road by the coast or crossing a remote mountain pass. Also partial to a cheeky gravel adventure or an arduous hike-a-bike.
  • Current Bikes: Custom Genesis Croix de Fer all road adventure wagon, Niner EMD 9.
  • Dream Bike: A rigid 44 Bikes Marauder, all black please.
  • Beer of Choice: Caesar Augustus
  • Location: Bristol, UK
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