Announcing a new product from Walnut Studiolo: Coil Leather Bar Wraps, a new style of leather handlebar wrap that should be intuitive for anybody who has ever used handlebar tape. Continue reading

We’re used to seeing gorgeous customer photos of their bike designs with our leather bike accessories, but it’s not everyday we have the good fortune to meet a cat that bikes in style. 

We recently interviewed Mr. Pig Cat, a classy cat from Northeast Ohio who loves adventures. Yes, Mr. Pig Cat is really his name (friends and owner Audrey call him Piggy) and yes, he really rides on a bike, in a bike basket. Continue reading

We’re frequently asked about padding and cushioning options for our leather bicycle bar wraps and grips (more about that topic in this post). Here, we answer your questions and discuss each of our leather bar wraps, what kind of cushion they provide, and what kind of cushioning could be added. Updated 2019. 

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Customer Sandi Preston in Brooklyn, NY shared her tips for easily installing the Walnut Studiolo Bullwhip Leather Bar Wraps on her bicycle – and a few creative new ideas as well.  Continue reading

Solé Bicycles started as a group of friends who wanted to make affordable bikes that were cool and functional. Years later, they are now a thriving company with a focus on user friendly bikes that are also fashion-forward. Continue reading

Leather Bicycle Top Tube Protector Online

We often get asked about top tube protectors! Here are our options for wrapping your bicycle top tube in our gorgeous, hand-dyed, vegetable-tanned leather.

Bullwhip Braided Leather Bar Wraps

We’ve taken old-fashioned leather bullwhip braiding techniques and figured out how to apply them to your bicycle handlebar for a tactile, cushioning leather handlebar wrap.

VELOX bar plugs - the perennial cyclist favorite

Do the sew on wraps come with bar end plugs? Thanks, Brian Our leather bar wraps and city grips don’t currently come with bar plugs, which are an important accessory to add to your bike. Bar plugs are a required safety equipment on racing bikes, and well recommended for preventing bodily injury during falls. Here are […]

I am about to install my bar wraps.  (I just read the piece on your blog regarding the shrinkage issue one of your customers had.  I will keep that in mind). The question I have is, when I get to the end of the either side of the handlebar with my sewing, I know I […]