Our Bicycle Frame Handle fits at the bottom of a bicycle frame’s triangle where most bikes come standard with water bottle cage braze-ons. Many customers use the Bicycle Frame Handle with one water bottle cage, and some even use it with two or more. Here’s how to make sure the Bicycle Frame Handle fits your bicycle. … Read More Fitting the Bicycle Frame Handle with Water Bottle Cages
Take a moment to consider the idea of repairability, durability, and the importance of replacement parts. … Read More Repairability as the New Luxury
How to install leather handles back-to-back on the interior and exterior of a door. … Read More How to Install Leather Handles Back-to-Back
In this post we’ll explain how US state sales taxes and international VAT/GST/customs duties are charged on our online stores:… Read More A Note About Sales Taxes
We love to hear when our clever customers find a new way to use our products. One satisfied customer sent us an alternate way to sew on the City Grips that he found easier.… Read More Alternate Way to Install City Grips
Wrist and finger pain and numbness during cycling is real and can be a challenge for some cyclists. The intuitive solution would seem to be adding padding or cushioning to handlebars, but most bike experts agree that padding and cushioning handlebars is often not the only – or even a good – solution for the problem. … Read More FAQ: A word about padding or cushioning handlebar wraps for wrist and finger pain
If you’ve accidentally neglected vegetable-tanned leather or found a forgotten treasure in a thrift shop, we explain how to rejuvenate and rescue old, dry leather and moldy, mildewed leather. … Read More Moving forward with leather: rescuing and rejuvenating old or moldy veg-tan leather
How can you tell if it’s good quality is when you’re looking at it in a store or from a photograph online? Can you tell what kind of leather it is, and if it’s recoverable when you’ve found a hidden gem at a thrift store? In this post, we’ll discuss observable design details so you can make informed decisions. … Read More In the store: tips for spotting craftsmanship details and leather quality
More than once, we’ve been surprised to find how little information there is about leather – as broadly diverse a natural material as fabric or wood. We can’t wait to tell you more about it. What would you like to know?… Read More Poll: What do you want to know about leather?
We use the same, high quality, vegetable-tanned leather that has always traditionally been used for equestrian sport, so it’s a natural outdoor material (saddles, reins, bridles, etc). Our American vegetable-tanned leather is infused with waxes in the tannery to stand up to horse sweat, mud, and rain – in other words, just like riding a bicycle!… Read More FAQ: How does vegetable-tanned leather do in the rain?