MERCER BIKES

“I have had a love affair with bicycles since I was five. I love the inherent beauty in the simple design of the bicycle and I admire the workmanship and artistry that goes into the handmade bicycle. It has always been a dream of mine to design and manufacture custom bicycles and parts. Now, I can finally realise this dream” – David Mercer

The second installment of the Lyne Components Bike Stories series, features the talented Dave Mercer. Dave is a custom frame builder, who hand-builds steel bicycle frames from his worksop in Cape Town. In this video he shares his journey to becoming a frame builder and his latest project, the ‘Gangly Gibbon’ a hand built, full suspension mountain bike. Check it out.

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Director & Founder of BICYCLE SOUTH
Leonie is the founder & creative director of Bicycle South. A designer & environmental activist, Leonie is passionate about sustainability and a keen advocate for bicycle cities. When she is not blogging on local bicycle culture, you’ll find her adventuring on her gravel bike.
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Director & Founder of BICYCLE SOUTH
Leonie is the founder & creative director of Bicycle South. A designer & environmental activist, Leonie is passionate about sustainability and a keen advocate for bicycle cities. When she is not blogging on local bicycle culture, you’ll find her adventuring on her gravel bike.

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