Summer time and the living is easy (with a cool bike) Mottainai Cycles Jan


Meditating on the joy of a new bike! 1970’s Peugeot


Mixte Pug restored bringing style to streets of Melbourne town


A couple of our cheaper bikes fully serviced snapped up by these two lovely customers.


Another stately Pug after a cleanup rebuild


Full custom build including new paint and decals, bespokechainring cat chainring, beautiful stronglight cranks, rolls saddle and Araya rims.


Bespokechainring cat chain ring with french stronglight cranks….. Araya rims…… yumyum


A custom single speed bare metal clear coat


Nice little 90’s Avanti steel race bike in incredible condition heading out with a happy new owner


James weaving his magic on a custom restoration nearing completion.


We have serviced a bunch of cheaper vintage bikes for around the $250-500 price range that we are selling this new year.

Mottainai Cycles is a bicycle workshop, we service and repair all bicycles and specialize in restoring and building vintage steel lugged bikes. We sell restored bikes and love to build custom bikes for you. We are now closed on Tuesdays. We are open Monday, Wed, Thurs and Fridays from 8.30 to 6.30 and open weekends Sat and Sundays from 10.30 to 6.30. Find us at 23 rear Johnston Street Collingwood, down the lane-way and opposite Jim’s Greek Tavern.

Contact:    mail:    catrethowan (at) or mottainaivintagebikes (at),
PH: (zero)466670316 or (zero)448884051
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2 Responses to Summer time and the living is easy (with a cool bike) Mottainai Cycles Jan

  1. dollyallday says:

    I’m looking for a decent bike to get me around the city – $250 ish, with a basket and rack. Is this feasible? Looks awesome here

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