afteroom bikes with golden brass welds afteroom bikes with golden brass welds
feb 15, 2013

afteroom bikes with golden brass welds

the hand-made bike frames are welded using a ‘fillet-brazed’ technique

 

 

chen-yen wei and hung-ming chen, the founders of stockholm-based studio afteroom, have developed bikes that merge the aesthetics of ‘tour de france’ with the bring-along two-wheelers often seen on crowded subways. the skilled craftsmanship is highlighted in the unique fusing of the frame where the challenging ‘fillet-brazed’ technique is applied. the results are golden brass welds which will grow patina and even better looks over time.limited edition, made in taiwan. the bikes feature a single hand and foot brake, with three stage speed.

 

 

handle bar-tape made from genuine leather

 

 

 

 

detail of the brass welds

 

 

genuine leather saddles offer comfort for the biker

 

 

mini velo version

 

  • I like the design, nice job from the designers and the people that handcrafted it!
    BUT I hate these “genuine leather” saddles, thay are dead animals in other definition (sitting on a piece of genuine dead corps, –oh how civilised we are!).
    I believe that in bicycle industry we should wipe out everything which involves of killing animals.
    Let the stupid hyper rich people who prefer “riding” all leather inside Lamborghinis, Buggatis instead, they do not respect anything of this planet anyway…
    p.s.: yes I’m vegan!

    bicycle_engineer says:
  • 2 different Wheel sizes means 2 different spare tubes. I would prefer same sized wheels.

    Nigel Schuster says:
  • bicycle_engineer – Leather saddles are the most comfortable kind you’ll ever use. Synthetic saddles probably cost the environment more, given all the glue/plastics/foams used to make them, which wouldn’t chime well with your vegan attitude. Besides the fact they don’t mould to your shape over time. Leather in an expensive car is stupid, leather bike saddles make sense.

    tywin1 says:

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