Melbourne Cycling madness is reaching another high, time to get some new cool arsed wheels under you. Vintage love!!!

Two custom bikes built for this lovely couple and Ummmm a sink?

CLICK ON PICS TO ENLARGE Two custom bikes built for this lovely couple and Ummmm a sink?

The mysterious Max

The mysterious Max

The rear derailleur from the Peugeot we restored, A Simplex super prestige

The rear derailleur from the Peugeot we restored, A Simplex super prestige

Peugeot with Reynolds 531 tubing, Dura-Ace gear levers.

Peugeot with Reynolds 531 tubing, Dura-Ace gear levers.

This bike came up a treat as you can see!

This bike came up a treat as you can see!

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The lucky new owner of the Peugeot.

The lucky new owner of the Peugeot.

Another French bicycle that we built up as a custom, I love the name Gitane, it is roughly translated as wild Gypsy women.

Another French bicycle that we built up as a custom, I love the name Gitane, it is roughly translated as wild Gypsy women.

One of our signs through out little lane-way in Fitzroy

One of our signs through out little lane-way in Fitzroy

Off Fitzroy Street near Industry Beans Cafe, leading bike lovers into one of Fitzroy's much adored eccentric lane-ways

Off Fitzroy Street near Industry Beans Cafe, leading bike lovers into one of Fitzroy’s much adored eccentric lane-ways

Mottainai Cycles   " We love vintage bikes"

CLICK ON PIC TO ENLARGE Mottainai Cycles ” We love vintage bikes”

In our show room space at 50 Rose Street Fitzroy

In our show room space at 50 Rose Street Fitzroy

A Miyata bicycle, a great Japanese bike rides off into the night

A Miyata bicycle, a great Japanese bike rides off into the night

Custom build, the ol' Malvern Star late 70's

Custom build, the ol’ Malvern Star late 70’s

The Lavender ride, Ladies Step-through style

The Lavender ride, Ladies Step-through style

Wheels on walls

Wheels on walls

The Super Elliott has found a good home, these bikes are from South Aust, Adelaide, they were a very important Aust bike company that produced great quality bikes

The Super Elliott has found a good home, these bikes are from South Aust, Adelaide, they were a very important Aust bike company that produced great quality bikes

Another ripper Japanese bicycle, Nishiki made very high quality bikes as this example demonstrates. This also was a custom build

Another ripper Japanese bicycle, Nishiki made very high quality bikes as this example demonstrates. This also was a custom build

A restoration build, 1940's Healing that we restored and built up as a single speed. Cool ride!

A restoration build, 1940’s Healing that we restored and built up as a single speed. Cool ride!

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Omega early 1960's track bike, nervex lugging, very ornate track frame.

Omega early 1960’s track bike, nervex lugging, very ornate track frame.

A tidy custom built 12 speed

A tidy custom built 12 speed

Another custom built 12 speed

Another custom built 12 speed

Custom single speed

Custom single speed

Mottainai front on Rose Street, Saturdays and Sundays we also have a Vegetarian Indian Street food inside with our bikes.

Mottainai front on Rose Street, Saturdays and Sundays we also have a Vegetarian Indian Street food inside with our bikes.

Overdosa, Dosa's are wonderful healthy guten free Indian street food, like a crepe with filling, very yum

Overdosa, Dosa’s are wonderful healthy guten free Indian street food, like a crepe with filling, very yum

Sat and Sun get a bike and a Dosa haha

Sat and Sun get a bike and a Dosa haha

Newly restored and ready to ride.

Newly restored and ready to ride.

2012_1128AAThis dude snapped up this newly restored Peugeot, looks amazing and is a very tight ride

Mottainai Cycles has endured a bike friendly winter and is geared up to restore, service and make you super cool custom bikes, check our selection of restored vintage bikes or just come in for a chat. If you like beauty and bikes then you will adore our weird place jammed full of gorgeous rides. Say no to ugly cheap bikes made with no love in China and yes to handmade vintage bikes that are works of art and are made using high quality materials combining both function and form. Visit us, we are open every day in Fitzroy at either 41 Kerr St or around the corner at 50 Rose Street (same building facing different streets). Check out our face book page  Mottainai Cycles.   Contact us on 0448884051 or catrethowan@yahoo.com  (we open from 10am to 6.30pm) Cheerio  

 

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2 Responses to Melbourne Cycling madness is reaching another high, time to get some new cool arsed wheels under you. Vintage love!!!

  1. hakku says:

    I love you guys’ work 😉 Keep it up

  2. Thanks a bunch Hakku, ride on dude!

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