Photo exhibition: Humans of Bristol (June 20-31)

Photo exhibition: Humans of Bristol (June 20-31)

Posted by: on Jun 18, 2014 | No Comments

Humans of Bristol is a group photography exhibition examining, well, humans of Bristol. Based on the legendary Humans of New York, the pictures capture and tell the stories of our fellow city-folk.

New menu items for summer
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New menu items for summer

Posted by: on Jun 18, 2014 | No Comments

Summer’s here! Good for riding bikes, not necessarily so good for eating lunch inside. But if you fancy your RftS fix while enjoying the sunshine somewhere, we have solutions, like our takeaway salad boxes. We’ve also got a bunch of new stuff for you to enjoy if you do want to stay with us a while.

A to Z of Bristol cycling: B is for Bikefest

A to Z of Bristol cycling: B is for Bikefest

Posted by: on Jun 2, 2014 | No Comments

B is for Bikefest. Which follows on neatly from ‘A is for Architrail’. Is someone planning this stuff?

Bikefest (not to be confused with Bristol Cycle Festival) is the annual MTB enduro held at Ashton Court on the first Saturday in June. Next weekend, at the time of writing. Topical.

OutStories Bristol: a history of Polari (Sat May 31, 2.30pm)

OutStories Bristol: a history of Polari (Sat May 31, 2.30pm)

Posted by: on May 19, 2014 | No Comments

Jez Dolan, one of the dolly omipalones from Polari Mission (polarimission.com) gives a whirlwind illustrated history of the secret language of gay men, made famous by Julian and Sandy in Round the Horne.

Photography exhibition: In the Mouth by Alex Starr (May 16 to 31)

Photography exhibition: In the Mouth by Alex Starr (May 16 to 31)

Posted by: on May 16, 2014 | No Comments

Alex Starr is a Bristol-based photographer. In this exhibition – part of Bristol Festival of Photography – he presents a series of images  from an ongoing project entitled ‘In the Mouth’. The pictures explore attitudes towards the environment, centred around Avonmouth, Bristol.

A to Z of Bristol cycling: A is for Architrail

A to Z of Bristol cycling: A is for Architrail

Posted by: on May 14, 2014 | No Comments

Inspired by the Guardian’s recent A to Z of cycling, we thought we should do the same for Bristol’s bike scene. There’s a lot to celebrate here, so it cannot be beyond us to come up with 26 things that we want to blather about. Of course it’ll be partial and you might disagree, but that’s part of the fun. Feel free to shower us with virtual bile on Twitter or Facebook if you feel that strongly about it.

International Citizens’ Service fundraising evening (May 15)

International Citizens’ Service fundraising evening (May 15)

Posted by: on Apr 19, 2014 | No Comments

Volunteer Jamie Rudman hosts an evening of entertainment to raise funds for International Citizens’ Service, including music, raffles, talks and a photo exhibition.

New technical clothing stock and tees

New technical clothing stock and tees

Posted by: on Apr 11, 2014 | No Comments

We’re now stocking a range of technical clothing from Madison, including waterproof jackets and trousers, jerseys, shorts and mitts. We also have a range of our own organic cotton t-shirts, as well as bamboo technical tees from trail 42.

Mid-century Kid Bikes: post-Bespoked party (April 17)

Mid-century Kid Bikes: post-Bespoked party (April 17)

Posted by: on Apr 8, 2014 | No Comments

Roger Whiter, friend of RftS and son of a North London framebuilder, returns to his roots with hand-built, fillet-brazed, lightweight bicycles for mid-century kids. Custom built with an eye to batch production in the future.

Free hot drink with workshop spend of £15+

Free hot drink with workshop spend of £15+

Posted by: on Apr 2, 2014 | No Comments

If you spend £15 or more in the workshop, your friendly mechanic will command his cafe colleagues to make you a delicious coffee or tea of your choosing and give it to you for naught. And they will obey.