Mottainai Bicycle heaven

WE love beautiful bikes, we adore building them and of course finding new relationships for them, the relationship between a bicycle and it’s rider is an interesting one. The bicycle in some cases becomes almost an extension of the rider. If you are seriously looking to fall in love with a bike come on in so we can introduce you.

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 closed on Tuesdays. We are open Monday, Wed, Thurs and Fridays from 8.30 to 6.00 and open weekends Sat and Sundays from 10.30 to 6.00. 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
Mixte revamp back on the streets with some sweet upgrades
Malvern Star rebuild
Very cool Pug custom rat-rod build
1950’s Braszell track bike from Ballarat, rechromed cockpit.
Custom touring bike Sportivo, ready for some long hauls
Sweet arsed urban single speed conversion, Unknown Italian frame.
Ladies step-through from the 80’s, five speed
Fluro 6 speed Ricardo
Olympic 12 full resto back in action
Very nice Farleigh frame swap
Darccordi reynolds 653 custom build, Sugino cranks, Shimano 105 group
Miyata magic, Shimano 105 groupset, Rigida wheelset
Gaston’s new whip. Cannondale R700 tt 650 wheelset, Shimano 105 sti’s, Ultegra mechs, Sugino cranks, Bespokechainrings, ITA stem and bars and Turbo saddle.
The British Eagle, Hanna’s little urban whip

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