Heart attack

Valentine’s Day is looming and if you’re hoping to impress the bike rider in your life, or the bike rider you’d like in your life,  you’re going to have to pull your finger out. Ever helpful, we’ve put together a small list of some ideas which which to launch your romantic ambitions.

Hoping to share a glass of red with your beau at a romantic picnic for two? What better way to signal your intentions than with this beautiful leather-crafted Bicycle Wine Rack from Oopsmark in Canada?

Oopsmark Bicycle Wine Rack from Cycle StyleAvailable online from CycleStyle, the handmade leather bicycle wine rack is perfect for taking wine with you on the go. The olive oil-treated vegetable-tanned leather will only look better as it ages, just like you. Check out all the details and place your order at CycleStyle

CycletteMaybe the love of your life is looking for more comfort while riding? Take a look at Cyclette’s wonderful Heart Knix. Padded for comfort and ensuring their heart will always be in the right place, on the saddle!

GranFondo_LEroica-062.jpg_gallerydetailOf course what could be more romantic than a weekend spent riding together? Gran Fondo Beechworth’s L’eroica brings a little of the romance of the golden age of cycling to Australia in March. Relive it with your very own hero.  Or maybe you’d prefer the gourmet option? Food, wine, rolling hills and autumn light; are we painting a picture? You can register for either option online at Gran Fondo Beechworth.



If your valentine likes the finer things in life they’ll appreciate the combined style and practicality of a porteur rack. Nothing gives a bike a touch of continental élan like a glistening silver rack of stylish proportions hovering just above the front wheel. Carrying the most mundane items instantly becomes an exercise in european sang froid with this, our favourite, from Soma Fabrications. Check their dealer page for your local stockist or ask you local bike shop to get it in.

Allegro_mixteAnd if per chance, by some cruel twist of fate, you have fallen for someone who doesn’t have a bike? Or possibly the love of your life needs an upgrade? For a bicycle that sure to turn their head with style as well as functionality you can’t go past a mixte. We especially like the deep red W1x9 from Allegro. The colour of love and extra fast! You can find stockists and other great models online.

Of course spoiling the one you love isn’t always about spending money. If you’re in Melbourne on Valentine’s Day join us for our annual Treadlie Projector Film Night. What could be more romantic than a starlit ride through the city streets and snuggling up to watch tales of the heart together? And if you’re still looking for love then you’ll want to check out our Bike Speed Dating!