When we were filming the installation video for our new bar wrap, the Coil Leather Bar Wraps, earlier this year, we realized the exact same bikes from our previous videos were all together in one place, after 6 or 7 years! How did the leather hold up?

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 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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A few years ago, amidst the chaos of grad school, Eric Baird picked up a vintage motorbike that wasn’t in great shape. It had a seized piston and a torn seat, but drawing from his upbringing working on small mechanical projects, Eric says he was instantly hooked on motorcycle restoration.

The next project, however, was much more involved, and Walnut came along for the ride. Continue reading

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.