Thurston’s Custom Cruiser

Posted by on Sep 30, 2010 in Bikes, Interesting Things, Projects, Reader's Rides | One Comment

How nice is this? *click on the photo for more images* Mate of mine Mark Thurston (and custom tool maker for the shoppe) has built this beautiful cruiser for his missis to pootle around the VW shows they frequent. Parts have been sourced from a variety of places like Ridelow in Manchester, the internet and […]


At last, the waiting is over. Firth Cycles now has an online store where you (yes you!) can buy lovely things for your bike. Click on the screen shot below to take you there. Johnnie Walker and I hope you like it. Its simple clean layout means it’s all about the products and not about […]

PACE Air Force 1 Refurb

Click on the picture for a few more shots… We were so impressed with the recon job done on these PACE Air Force forks that we thought we should tell you all about it. These beauties belong to Mr John Walker and are usually attached to his 1996 Bontrager Race Light which is currently in […]

Moulton Project

Posted by on Sep 14, 2007 in Bikes, Projects, Shop | 4 Comments

The Moulton has arrived in the workshop for a strip down and an assessment of the integrity of the frame. I’m not yet sure it’s good enough to save so the project might stop before it really gets started. The plan is to replace all the 1960’s components with new shiny ones. The old stuff […]


Posted by on Aug 16, 2007 in Projects | 5 Comments

The Moulton project.  More info coming soon.