Soma Buena Vista

The Buena Vista built with fenders and rear rack. Credit: Somafab Soma Fabrications sells its 2013 Buena Vista mixte frameset for $500 (the 2012 frameset is currently on sale for $470). This is a quality steel mixte frame made from Tange Infinity heat-treated Chromoly with rack and fender eyelets.  It’s available in four sizes: 42, […]


There actually is good news coming out of Detroit these days and it involves watchmaker Shinola, which also happens to be producing elegant, American-made classic lugged steel bikes for the rest of us. They are assembled in Detroit; production is done by Waterford in Wisconsin. Shinola has done a nice job of creating publicity, most […]