Happy new year from the Mottainai Crew Fitzroy Vintage recycle restorations

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A full ground up restoration with custom black leather saddle/grips and vanished timber rear seat, some kid had a wonderful Chrissy morning eh?

The bigger tricycle is a late 1950's aussie bike with a Koala embossed in the leather saddle, all hand painted, pretty coolio.

The bigger tricycle is a late 1950’s aussie bike with a Koala embossed in the leather saddle, all hand painted, pretty coolio.

Beautifully restored 1970's Raleigh with custom leather saddle and bar grips, these bikes are very popular.

Beautifully restored 1970’s Raleigh with custom leather saddle and bar grips, these bikes are very popular.

Single speed conversion black Gemini with good quality Japanese alloy parts.

Single speed conversion black Gemini with good quality Japanese alloy parts.

clouds

clouds

Michelle grooving on a 1970's Japanese Bridgestone tron-esque bike.

Michelle grooving on a 1970’s Japanese Bridgestone tron-esque bike.

The actual physical manifestation of the new Mottainai Logo made by Daisy the resident Tattoo artist.

The actual physical manifestation of the new Mottainai Logo made by Daisy the resident Tattoo artist.

A great surprise Chrissy present being picked up.

A great surprise Chrissy present being picked up.

Another great Chrissy present being picked up after a restoration, a Canadian CCM, not sure how it found it's way to Melbourne but it's story gets to continue which is pretty cool. By the way we accept gratitude donations of beer at any point or any time, we like to encourage the great virtue of gratitude etc....... very nice customer ***** (five star customer in fact)..

Another great Chrissy present being picked up after a restoration, a Canadian CCM, not sure how it found it’s way to Melbourne but it’s story gets to continue which is pretty cool. By the way we accept gratitude donations of beer at any point or any time, we like to encourage the great virtue of gratitude etc……. very nice customer ***** (five star customer in fact)..

A Mixte single speed (mixed gender use) Speedwell with super cool decals dated early 1970's and built up to customer specifications.

A Mixte single speed (mixed gender use) Speedwell with super cool decals dated early 1970’s and built up to customer specifications.

Micheal our very nice and lanky bike mechanic putting on a brave face for a Mottainai portrait.

Micheal our very nice and lanky bike mechanic putting on a brave face for a Mottainai portrait.

Our new Mottainai Logo created by Daisy our resident Tattoo artist.

Our new Mottainai Logo created by Daisy our resident Tattoo artist.

Come in and chat to our friendly bike loving staff, we have vintage bikes for sale and we can restore your bike or build you a custom vintage bike of your dreams, open every day from 11am to 6.30pm at 50 Rose Street next to the Rose Street Artist artist market in Fitzroy.                                                                                                              catrethowan@yahoo.com              0448884051                                                           FACEBOOK: Mottainai Cycles, vintage bikes

 

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One Response to Happy new year from the Mottainai Crew Fitzroy Vintage recycle restorations

  1. mal rimes says:

    cool with three o’s

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