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V&A Bicycle Drawing Studio

V&A Bicycle Drawing Studio

Over 100 participants joined us for three separate drawing sessions in the spectacular Raphael Gallery. The evening guest-starred Tim Gunn from The Old Bicycle Showroom and was presented by Bobbin owners, Tom & Sian. “One of the purposes of drawing is to train us to understand through observation. Like the figure, a bike is an animate object. Drawing a resting bike can help us to understand how it’s made and how it works. Like the figure, bikes are very hard to draw. They have a skeleton (frame); straight lines and curves; joints (lugs); legs (stays); a back end; an inherent...

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Bobbin  x Cambridge University

Bobbin x Cambridge University

Some photos of our recent collaboration with the University of Cambridge. We've produced a micro range of bikes for Cambridge including a classic racer, an upright ladies model and a gents roadster in british racing green, chrome and gloss black. All models carry a jaunty stripe around the fork in Cambridge Blue (official colour "Spring Green"). The official University branding appears on the frame and details such as leather saddle and leather bar tape give the bikes a traditional finish. The bikes retail for £420 - £780. 

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