Muirandessi Bicycle Works

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We’ve heard a lot about custom bike shops operating out of Oregon – primarily Portland – but Muirandessi Bicycle Works, based in Eugene, is a monument to the art of handcrafted machines. Starting with a degree in Metal Fabrication from his local community college, founder Andrew Lu went on to learn fillet/silver braze at the United Bicycle Institute as he continued to teach himself as much as possible about the craft. Now, what was once a side hobby has become a business. Lu makes each frame for Muirandessi himself from start to finish, communicating with the customer throughout every step of the process for custom frames that embody traditional values of patience, care, and fine craftsmanship. His passion for the creation of bikes is not unlike that of a fine sculptor, a quality he hopes to impart through his charming one-man shop. Learn more and order your own custom frame, be it track, road, commuter/CX, or touring, from his website.

Lizzie Wright

Lizzie

​Lizzie Wright is an aspiring artist and designer with a passion for the written word. While she works on her BFA in Industrial Design at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), she spends her (rare) spare time riding around Providence on her trusty Cannondale and drinking lots of coffee. She is especially fascinated by the dichotomy between aesthetic form and function, which has an immense influence on her work. As a lover of the natural world, Lizzie plans to focus on Nature, Culture, and Sustainability Studies to pursue a more efficient future for design. Read more by visiting her website

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