Mantra details

August 18th, 2009

I've had a few emails regarding images of the bikes. Here's a snipet of one such mail: "Dude I dont know if its all the beer I've been drinking post ride but I cant find any of the new bikes on your website?!?" These will go live on our site by October to coincide with Cycle 09. Until then, here are a few detail shots of the Mantra Mantra Dude. Top shot - grips, bars, stem..

Mantra saddle and cool boxes!

August 10th, 2009

I just love getting packages from the Far East! The new Mantra saddle is no exception - check-out the cool packaging. Certainly makes a difference to the usual dull, brown boxes. Noodles anyone? Inside the box was the updated Mantra production saddle. Lighter shell, better foam, Kevlar corners... and before anyone comments about the missing rails.... I saw that too ;)  The..

Lights, Camera, Action!

July 30th, 2009

Had the pleasure of spending the day with renowned bike photographer Geoff Waugh shooting the new range of bikes. We headed over to New York   the Docklands to do the shoot at Geoff’s "loft style apartment." When we returned to reality at the not-so-exclusive location (Scout Hut in Hertford) we got a lot of good shots and had a blast to boot. Itâ€â..
Nice. Couldn't resist the "bloke welding some stuff up" image. But that "bloke" is one of the best in Taiwan. And that "stuff" is our Ariel prototype.

New Quad kit

July 20th, 2009

This came in this morning, just in time for the studio shoot for the new range. The new Lever/BMC is a lovely affair which really shows that Quad has come of age. Still designed and engineered in the UK by Robert Seymor of Quad. Thanks Robert for getting them here OTIF.

Shiny CNC stuff

July 18th, 2009

Mmmmmm.... Billet Alloy......