Personal bike:1971 Jack Taylor Tourist

     This is one of my personal bikes. It is a 1971 Jack Taylor Tourist model, which I purchased as a frame, fork, and rear rack off Ebay in 2005 ish. I have always loved the Taylor brothers work and when I finally got the opportunity to own one in my size, I jumped at … Continue reading Personal bike:1971 Jack Taylor Tourist

Keeping it in the family. Rory’s chrome Rochet

We like to keep bikes in the family here at Via. You may recognize this one, maybe. This bike used to belong to our esteemed colleague and good friend Joel. He moved to the west coast not too long ago and sold his chrome Rochet to our colleague Rory, who does a great job working … Continue reading Keeping it in the family. Rory’s chrome Rochet

Chrome bikes have a Posse

Philadelphia is the city of Chrome city bikes. Via Bicycle is now personally responsible for at least 6 chrome city bikes. 3 are owned by employees(well one previous employee) and they are set up super awesome and every bit to ogle over. Photos to come in some post in the future. One is a Carlton … Continue reading Chrome bikes have a Posse

Frexel inverse Brake levers

I love city bikes. I don't understand people that ride bikes in the city without fenders and chainguards, and dare I say. . . upright riding position!!The search for brake levers for the upright riding position leaves the rider looking either at current stock(modern plastic/aluminum Mtn. bike levers) or older brake levers. Most brake levers … Continue reading Frexel inverse Brake levers