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The Velo Bike by Pharell Williams and Domeau & Peres

the velo bike by pharell williams and domeau peres   The Velo Bike by Pharell Williams and Domeau & Peres

Musical celebrity Pharrell Williams collaborates once more with Domeau & Peres in creating a custom bicycle upholstered in nothing but the finest leather dubbed the Velo Bike.

The bike frame and fork have been crafted by hand in Brooklyn, NY by the company known as Brooklyn Machine Works. Both the bike’s frame and forks are made out of 4130 chromemoly seamless plane-grade steel tubing and has a frame size of 56. Once the frame and fork has been finished, the bike frame and parts are then sent to the Domeau & Peres workshop in Paris where the water buffalo leather is upholstered on to the whole bike by hand.

The idea came about in 2009 when both Pharrell and Domeau & Peres took a tour of Brooklyn Machine Works. The duo first teamed up for Pharrell William’s “Perspective Chairs” design project with the Parisian Perrotin Gallery.

Velo bikes are available in different…

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Brooklyn Machine Works Flatrat Stems

brooklyn machine works flatrat stems   Brooklyn Machine Works Flatrat Stems

Under wraps and in development for sometime now, Brooklyn Machine Works just announced the release of the Flatrat Stems. The Brooklyn Machine Works Flatrat Stems are available in 35mm, 55mm, and 70mm of reach, and a 31.8mm bar clamp diameter. Constructed in the USA, working with 8 series aluminum, the stems weigh in between 220 and 240 grams depending on the size. Your choice of black anodize or white. Retail price is $95.

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