Tuesday, August 6, 2013


I have been playing around with casting my own lead 
cycle racers on and off for the last year or so.
With a bit of promoting from my mate Lee, who also wants 
to have a go at a bit of casting, I have got back into this 
very interesting little side project.
In the photo above you can see the first cast I made
 for the rider, the image below is the first prototype.

Now I am in the process of casting a set of bikes.
I didn't want to just copy the old 1950's French castings,
I decided to add a little more detail. also as we are 
going to spin cast them, and make six at a time, 
I thought they should all be a bit different.

This us the first one I have worked on, it has 
added water bottle, thinned and detailed chain,derailleur,
drilled hubs, head badge,saddle(not finished),brake blocks 
and the handle bars have been given the
"South of France" bend.


  1. Hi Adrian, these look very cool! If you ever cast a set you're willing to part with, please let me know - I would be very keen indeed! Cheers, Oli

    1. Ahoy there, I will be making sets for sale.
      I was thinking of doing a late sixties Dulux set.