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NVAYRK Team: Federico Motta

NVAYRK Team: Federico Motta

Italian, more urban profile because he is a bike-messenger in London, “Fede” has been a linchpin to get all essential for the 2016 season and aspire to great things. It is a person who believes in teamwork and has shown from the first moment when he joined the NVAYRK family; he also has the virtue to see the competitions...
Behind the camera of Björn Lexius

Behind the camera of Björn Lexius

Who’s Björn Lexius? Björn’s a strange guy I guess. I know him since 1977. Besides photography and cycling he’s in love with vegan food, punk rock / hard core music and travelling. He loves to explore the world. Oh, right, he’s living in one of the best cities in Germany, Hamburg. Ah, forget about it,...
Carla Nafría. Youth, enthusiasm and effort

Carla Nafría. Youth, enthusiasm and effort

Who is Carla Nafría? Hello! I’m Carla, I have 22 years, I live in Madrid but my family is from La Rioja and study sports. I consider myself an extrovert but rather shy person in certain cases, with a little madness in my head but with clear objectives. I am a restless person and until...
Women's special: Aventón Factory Team

Women’s special: Aventón Factory Team

In Milan, the last october, The women’s division of the Aventón Factory Team was crowned the RHC Series 2015 champion. We took advantage of the collaboration and availability of Sammi Runnels, who has helped us a lot in logistics to conduct this article, talking about the whole team and meet all its components. Each is...
Colin Strickland. Nine laps for the glory

Colin Strickland. Nine laps for the glory

Come from Texas, USA, Colin Strickland left the entire audience speechless with his exhibition during the final of RHC Milano No.6. He managed to distance himself from the leading group and maintain a pace to get the victory of this spectacular race through the streets of Bovisa. Who’s Colin? I’m just a hard working guy...
Africa experience by Sergio de Arrola

Africa experience by Sergio de Arrola

Sometimes you come across stories and meet people who you always want to write or hear one of their new adventures. Sergio de Arrola is one of them. A few months ago we presented his last trip, nothing and nothing less than to cross Africa from north to south: 10 countries over 90 days of...
Inside Cykeln Team, by Claudio di Santo

Inside Cykeln Team, by Claudio di Santo

If you are involved in the fixed gear world for a long time, as we, somewhere you may have seen surely once the C of Cykeln. We would like to focus our attention in this article on the Cykeln Team, from RAW Cycling Mag side we know, first-hand, the effort involves coordinating and keeping a...
Kacey Lloyd: "Find your passion. Take chances"

Kacey Lloyd: “Find your passion. Take chances”

Kacey is one of the most iconic female riders. She’s the girl that surprised everybody, the girl that won the first Red Hook Crit ever; it was the birthday party of her friend’s brother Hannah (David Trimble). We take the chance to talk with her before Milano… the last chapter of the RHC Series 2015....
Cani Sciolti Valtellina. Wild dogs from north Italy

Cani Sciolti Valtellina. Wild dogs from north Italy

Cani Sciolti Valtellina is a group that does not belong to any particular discipline of cycling, is a simple entity; they are stray dogs who have no owners and no flags. The Cani Sciolti are pure attitude, regardless of the type of bike that they are using, road, CX, mountain bike, fixed;  Cani live their...
Mario Paz Duque. From Madrid streets to international top rider

Mario Paz Duque. From Madrid streets to international top rider

In the general criterium boom worldwide, in recent years we have attended the maturation and evolution of many athletes in the fixed gear scene. Mario Paz Duque certainly is one of the athletes who best represent this kind of evolution. He has turned a normal kid fondness for bike and fixed gear bikes into a...
MotörReen. The art of rat bikes

MotörReen. The art of rat bikes

For a long time we were on René’s trail, a German based in London, author of the most special customizations we’ve seen in the fixed gear scene. His stamp? Aging by painting and combination of parts to give that appearance between old and neglect on all of his work. 1. Who is MotörReen? How did...
Pista Barcelona: a revolution to the local track cycling

Pista Barcelona: a revolution to the local track cycling

Long ago that we want to write this article and as RAW Cycling Magazine and cycling enthusiasts, we had a pending appointment with the club more representative of our city, the Pista Barcelona club. Some of us as members of this club, we have lived through since close its beginnings, its history and the evolution...