Yorgo Tloupas, 22 July 2008, 12:36 PM
Today I passed by the Condor Cycles warehouse in London, to have a proper look at a bike they developed in collaboration with Savile Row tailor Richard James.
It’s a full carbon frame, based on one of their road bikes, but with a slightly different geometry (starting with a higher bottom bracket, as it’s a fixed gear).
The attention to detail is what you’d expect from a proper bespoke British tailor, and Marc, the in-house designer at Condor, added subtle golden touches, even hand-painting the engraved R on the Royce hubs himself:
Birdspotters will notice that the carbon bottle cage is shaped like the head of the Condor logo – with a golden eye: