Bike as Work of Art
We discovered Josh Hadar’s shop around the corner from our office. The doors were wide open to let in the fall breeze, but the inner sanctum was off limits, thanks to an iron work gate, reminiscent of the branches of a tree draped across the entrance. Even from the outside the space was filled with the scent of charred metal and the skeletons of half finished bikes could be seen hanging from the walls.
On his website, he describes the building process as intuitive, growing from a fully realized image in his mind that then informs the construction techniques. The end result is a one of kind bicycle that is both work of art and functional transport. He further elaborates on his methods below: