Bike Components’ Special Edition RAAW Madonna V2 – Across the Pond Beaver

Bike Components is a bit more than just your regular online shop. Throughout Europe they’re often the go to site for getting hold of, well, components as well as bikes and all manner of cycling related bits and pieces.

A recent From The Top with their CEO, Philipp Simon, examined into their origins, how the online retailer works and can react differently to other setups and talked about their own, BC, brand.

But in what could be a first for an online retailer, they’ve commenced a project looking to offer custom built bikes using select brands that they feel fits the style of the project and most of the time, brands they also use to build their own bikes.

Their first bike in this project, the Industry’s Choice, is the RAAW Madonna V2. A bike that we are fans of at Pinkbike for its eye watering speed capabilities and attention

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Land Rover Defender Yachting Edition is built for boat enthusiasts

  • Polish car-customization firm Carlex Design just dropped images of its latest offering — a lavish Land Rover Defender catered to the yachting community. 
  • Dubbed the Defender Yachting Edition, the SUV boasts a brushed-silver exterior and a custom interior with wood flooring.
  • Carlex also offers a yacht-themed package for the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen and the Mercedes X-Class pickup, which isn’t available in the US. 
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Sometimes when you’re on the road, you can’t help but wish you were out at sea — traffic and the sound of the pavement miles away. Or at least, that’s probably how the owners of luxury yachts feel. 

Luckily, Polish customization company Carlex Design exists. The firm dropped designs for a yacht-themed Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen earlier this year, and now there’s a new member of that lineup: the Land Rover Defender. 

The Land Rover Defender Yachting Edition, which Carlex recently shared details

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