Ellaspede Lifestyle

Gestalten Video Pick
Posted by Angie—10/2013

Gestalten.tv is pleased to recommend the video Ellaspede Lifestyle to everyone who has enjoyed our book The Ride: New Custom Motorcycles and Their Builders.The Ride explores motorcycle riding as it is meant to be: as a means of getting around with attitude, as an extension of one’s own body, as an expression of personal freedom, but also as a significant challenge to technical expertise, craftsmanship, physics, discipline, and driving skill.

Featured in the book, Ellaspede didn't look like much of a business plan when industrial designers Steve Barry and Leo Yip chucked perfectly good jobs to open their own little bike store in Brisbane's West End, Australia. Three years later, Ellaspede is thriving, a combination custom shop, repair facility, accessories outlet, clothing store, and coffee shop. 
This film thoroughly documents the lifestyle of Ellaspede and presents what the dedicated team has been up with.

The Ride

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014
The motorcycle is back! <i>The Ride</i> is about custom motorcycles as motorcycles are meant to be and the people who build and drive them.
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Do the Ride Thing!

The Bikes, the Builders, and the Book
Posted by Angie—08/2013

The motorcycle is back! Similar to the fresh contemporary scene that has established itself around bicycles in the last few years, the motorcycle is currently undergoing an aesthetic resurrection.

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The Ride Launch Party Recap

At Gestalten Space
Posted by Angie—08/2013

Last Friday, The Ride: New Custom Motorcycles and Their Builders was launched at Gestalten Space in Berlin! It was a vrooming great evening filled with excitement, adrenaline, and laughter. Not only were we amazed by the coolest custom motorcycles by El Solitario, Ehinger Kraftrad, Wrenchmonkees, Kaffeemaschine, JvB-moto, and Herzbube displayed at Gestalten Space, but also by those exquisite ones parked outside in the backyard!

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The Ride

Gestalten.tv at Wheels & Waves
Posted by Lucas—06/2013

The motorcycle is back!

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Posted by Gestalten—01/2015

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Posted by Angie—01/2015

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Recent Book Releases

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Das Craft-Bier Buch in the December 14 issue of Welt am Sonntag.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended in the September issue of EssPress.

Berlin Wonderland featured on Fine Fine Books.

I am Dandy recommended in Elle Decoration's January 2015 issue.

Original Man on AnOther.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured on Trendland. "True to Monocle’s house style the book is immaculately curated with a
perfect balance of writing, photos and illustrations all elegantly
design and printed on high-quality stock. And if reading this book
results in a loved one starting their dream business or enjoying more
their current job, then that’s a damn good Christmas present."

The Chopper reviewed on Actitudes Magazine.

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