La Carrera Cycles hits the road
It was in La Condesa, Mexico City, where I had my first official safety meeting with Nadir Olivet.
Olivet not only cares about the safety of his fellow cyclists, he also cares deeply about the craft of building and painting bicycles.
During our meeting he introduced me to a man named Futura from NYC.
Futura painted the Colnago bike in the photo above. Futura (or Futura 2000 as he is also known) is also one of the earliest pioneers of graffiti art.
This fact was hard for me to fully comprehend, so I just thought of him as the amazing polka dot bike painter to help keep my brains from exploding. read more…