The Rapha Continental — which is part team, part documentary, and part corporate marketing strategy — is their attempt to recover the “lost art of cycling and the glory of suffering” by chronicling epic road rides throughout the United States with photographs and blog entries.
To go along with their stylish and functional bike clothes, Rapha collaborated with eight of the most respected bike builders in the U.S.. Among them are Portland’s own Tony Pereira and Ira Ryan.
Ryan and Pereira — who both know a thing or two about long-distance road rides — have produced two gorgeous bikes:
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