Custom built bicycles, vintage bikes and restorations…. Mottainai Cycles Collingwood Melbourne

You guessed it, a Peugeot single speed conversion in accumulate condition
You guessed it, a Peugeot single speed conversion in immaculate condition


A very rare Peroni build, not many of these Italian rides getting around
A very rare Peroni build, not many of these Italian rides getting around
Very pretty Cecil Walker build
Very pretty Cecil Walker build
Supreme headquarters of bike loveliness
Supreme headquarters of bike loveliness
Record custom build, yamaguchi frame
Record custom build, yamaguchi frame
Clean metal frame clear coated custom build
Clean metal frame clear coated custom build
Another Peugeot single speed conversion urban style
Another Peugeot fixed wheel conversion urban style
Beautifully built up Montagner
Beautifully built up Montagner
Nicely polished 600 Shimano cranks wearing a bespokechainrings necklace
Nicely polished 600 Shimano cranks wearing a bespokechainrings necklace
His and Hers Gracecross steeds
His and Hers Gracecross steeds
Very nice Guerciotti single speed conversion
Very nice Guerciotti single speed conversion
Peugeot single speed conversion
Peugeot single speed conversion

                                                                                                                                                             CLICK ON IMAGES FOR ENLARGEMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           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 laneway and opposite Jim’s Greek Tavern.

Contact:    mail:    catrethowan (at) yahoo.com or mottainaivintagebikes (at) gmail.com,
PH: (zero)466670316 or (zero)448884051

Mottainai Cycles October 2015

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 laneway and opposite Jim’s Greek Tavern.

Contact:    mail:    catrethowan (at) yahoo.com or mottainaivintagebikes (at) gmail.com,
PH: (zero)466670316 or (zero)448884051
Mottainai service in progress..... lovely 70's Bianchi
Mottainai service in progress….. lovely 70’s Bianchi

21st of August, a beautiful day for a ride and a market trip.

We will be open from 11am-4.30 today at the Rose Street Artist Market in Fitzroy, off Brunswick Street, located at the rear of the market, well you can’t miss us really, we are the ones surrounded by lots of cool old vintage bikes, many serviced and ready to ride away into this gorgeous sunny Spring day.

We are having a pop up shop in Melbourne Central level 1 as part of the State of Design Festival from 20th-31st July.

Some great old black and white shots which highlight the intrinsic and undeniable link between vintage bicycles and the manner in which they are able to make their riders more attractive!!! 😉

Everyone is welcome to drop by Melbourne Central level 1 to check out some bikes and say hello, starting from Wednesday 20th and finishing on the 31st July (State of Design Festival).

Melbourne Vintage Bikes Mottainai, Arctic weather doesn’t perturb Melbournites from finding and riding their retro rides.

More fantastic people coming to visit Mottainai recycle bikes in Fitzroy and discovering their retro-rig or does it happen the other way? Also included are a couple of happy snaps taken around inner city Melbourne, locals getting around on their bikes.

Contact info: 0448884051   mail: catrethowan@yahoo.com

FITZROY.

Selection of vintage bikes, wheels a’rolling.

A mixture of pics, some from the WWW and the others taken in Fitzroy or bikes sold by Mottainai recycled bikes. Vintage bikes.