Model Showcase: Van Deyk Machine for Riding

Arendt van Deyk has partnered with AX-Lightness to produce the new Van Deyk Machine for Riding (yes, that’s what it’s called).  His designs have become known for its striking simplicity.  Pure eye candy.  In this iteration, AX-Lightness designed the carbon frame, and handbuilt in Germany.  What appears to be a blurred out logo of some sort on the downtube is actually machine language code for, we presume, … Continue reading Model Showcase: Van Deyk Machine for Riding

Manufacturer’s Showcase: Vandeyk Contemporary Cycles

Out of Germany is a small group of craftsmen, artisans, and bike builders headed by one Arendt van Deyk.  They hand-build limited-run stainless-steel framed bikes, with top components from Enve Composites, Chris King, and Shimano.   The Vandeyk Purple Blast has been showcased here on Bike War: This is their Nightstream.  Shimano Di2 electronic shifting.  Enve bars, stem, seatpost.  And Enve wheels with Chris King hubs.  … Continue reading Manufacturer’s Showcase: Vandeyk Contemporary Cycles