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The new ‘Vanilla Classic’ pays tribute to Sacha White’s legacy

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on November 11th, 2020 at 8:53 am

Behold the Vanilla Classic.
(Photos: Bob Huff for Vanilla Workshop)

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The Vanilla Workshop unveils ‘Ready-Made’ OG1 Speedvagen

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on April 12th, 2016 at 9:00 am


The OG1 from The Vanilla Workshop in southeast Portland is the biggest move company founder Sacha White has made yet.
(Photos: The Vanilla Workshop)

Now you can a bike designed, developed, and made in Portland from the legendary Vanilla Workshop in two weeks or less. It’s called the “OG1” and it’ll come fully-built for just over $5,000.

That’s huge news. Here’s why:
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Industry Ticker: The Vanilla Workshop launches ‘Urban Racer’ model

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 2nd, 2015 at 8:10 am


The new Urban Racer from The Vanilla Workshop, the latest in Sacha White’s Speedvagen line.
(Photos by John Watson)

Sacha White, the southeast Portland-based maker of fine bicycles who has sat among the top American framebuilders for years, has just released a new bike: the Urban Racer.
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Sacha White marks 15 years with The New Vanilla Workshop

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on March 20th, 2015 at 2:19 pm


Sacha White and one of his Speedvagens.
(Photos: The Vanilla Workshop)

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Catching up with Sacha White

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on November 11th, 2005 at 10:55 pm

Vanilla Bicycles shop sign
[Sacha’s new sign]

Met with Sacha (the man behind Vanilla Bicycles) today to talk about a project we’re working on and he mentioned some very cool news.

First, he’s commissioned Dan Gillsdorf of Atlas Tattoo to design the first-ever, limited edition Vanilla Bicycles poster. I didn’t see the sketches, but Sacha says it will be in the style of a vintage, art-nouveau advertisement and will feature his wife and daughter riding on their Vanilla stepthrough city bike with the cityscape in the background and something about a flock of swallows flying around. Sounded very cool.
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