April 03 2020 Friday at 02:31 PM
They’re here, fresh from the States, the brand spanking new range of Linus bikes have touched down at the Temple. Here at Deus we like building our custom motorcycles, and have been known to put together a few bicycles in our spare time too. Back in the colonial days of the 30’s, the Dutch shipped over bicycles which are still used by locals today. When you see an old rice farmer pedaling in between the paddies, chances are that vintage bike is older than the rider. After opening our new store at Venice Beach, we stumbled across the Linus store. Inspired by French designs from the 50’s, these vintage- style bicycles reminded us of what we aspire to back at the Bengkel. We like them so much we decided to bring some back with us to give residents of Bali a taste of the West Coast flair. We’ve got models for the boys and girls, in a range of different We’ve got models for the boys and girls, in a range of different colours, like beach sand white, night rider black, and rice paddy green. Interested? Here’s a rundown of the specs: Durable, Hi Tensile steel frame with Chromoly down tube Shimano NEXUS 3 Speed Tektro dual pivot calliper brakes with quick release 3-piece forged aluminium crank Double wall alloy rims with stainless steel spokes Genuine leather grips Mid-century alloy bell LINUS alloy rear rack These classic rides also come with their own range of specialized accessories. ‘The market bag’ and ‘the pouch,’ made of waxed canvas and oil skin leather with solid brass buckles, are not only built to last, but perfect for packing your beach gear or groceries. There’s something special about whistling down a quiet path towards the ocean, hearing the sounds usually drowned out by the roar of an engine. But you don’t have to take our word for it, head down to the Temple and try one out to see for yourself.