The Red Panther

Some of our favourite roads to ride are about 3 hours north of Melbourne in the Victorian Alps and winter was coming.  We have always spoken about starting a range of winter apparel and this year we finally bit the bullet and released the Red Pa...

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It's all about the art

It's all about the art

It's not for everyone and that's okay. Like a lot of things in life art divides opinion, whether it be a Van Gogh at MoMA or our latest Jersey (I am not comparing the two) some people will like it and some won't. As an artist this is what I love m...

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Red Hook Crit 2016

Red Hook Crit 2016

  In April 2015 Hal was in New York and got to see the Red Hook Crit with some local riders.  It's a huge event that celebrates crit racing on track bikes and is getting bigger every year.  The upshot was that Hal came back to Melbourne and set hi...

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Up a hill then some dirt

Up a hill then some dirt

The morning started with an early rendezvous at the studio, as per usual I (Ray) delayed both Hal and Ben, making some last minute alterations to my bike. But eventually the three of us, and bikes piled into the car and started the partly scenic, ...

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All Time Top 10 Tracks - James

In posting our weekly record I often put tracks or albums into some made up all time ranking such as the best side 1, track 1 and 2 combo, which would be an awesome list or, greatest break up songs of all time, and so on.  And while we have casual...

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Previous Kits - Short and Sharp

Previous Kits - Short and Sharp

The good bands keep things short and sharp.  Here at HBC HQ there is no grand plan, we are just working on building a set of kits and jerseys that we enjoy and we hope you do too. We started in late 2014 with our original Geo-Flower kit in fluro p...

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Tuesday at DISC

Tuesday at DISC

Track racing is uncomplicated. There’s one gear, two wheels, your legs and your lungs. Put that all together and go as fast as you can for as long as you can. Hosted by the Brunswick Cycling Club, with commissaire Dave Morgan belting out instructi...

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Weekly Record

Weekly Record

Everyone loves listening to music.  Along with riding a bike it’s got to be one of the great joys of life so early in 2015 we decided to post an album each week from our collection - almost like a giant mix-tape.  If I am honest I thought it might...

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Tawonga and Buffalo ride

Tawonga and Buffalo ride

The ride started early. Ben, Troy and Ariel joined Hal, Dad and me to ride together from the farm to Mount Buffalo and back for a swim and we were eager to start. It’s always crisp before the sun rises in the north east, but we warmed quickly as t...

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Mountain Creek Road

Mountain Creek Road

Anyone who has ridden in the Kiewa Valley knows the vista out to Mount Bogong between the townships of Tawonga and Mount Beauty.  If you are on the road early enough the mist sits on the river as it snakes through the dairy farms on the flats and ...

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