Custom bicycles handmade in Stroud by Phil Taylor

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Halfway across the Severn Bridge on a trip from Stroud, Monmouth, Chepstow and home

It was good of the bridge people to paint the bridge in the same colour scheme!

Halfway across the Severn Bridge on a trip from Stroud, Monmouth, Chepstow and home

Vintage tooling - my new (old) Granville lathe

Just built up ‘test ride’

Lightweight (1 kilo frame) childs bike for my daughter

Wishbone seatstays

Finished (apart from the chain)

Centering the cutter for Tessa’s new bike

Ready to weld

New mill in the workshop

Cross racing - Phil in action in the Western League - Gloucester

Chainstay mitering fixture in use

Chainstay mitering fixture in use

Chainstay and seatstay fixtures finished

Chopping the tube block in half

Finished Tube Blocks

Boring out a hole for the jigs

In recent weeks I’ve been busy making tools to make like a bit easier.

Stroud CX Race

A cross bike is not just for racing! A family cycle around the Forest of Dean

Chas Roberts and Phil at Bespoked 2012

Jason Rourke, Rob Penn, The Bike and Phil, Bespoked 2011

Dario Pegoretti, Tessa Taylor and Phil - Bespoked 2012

Simple Cross

Simple Cross

Simple Road

Simple Road

Simple Road

Simple Road - Being painted at Rourke’s www.rourke.biz

Simple Road