Perrion – “Get A Job”

You might have seen Perrion before, I mentioned him several times on the website and the AURORA facebook page.
He is still going strong working on his new EP. “Get A Job” is the first song from this upcoming EP and Perrion released it with a nice music video.
In the opening scene he is rocking the AURORA “Skate” Shirt.
Good tunes, good taste!

Also check out the “Get A Job” live performance.
There Perrion wears the beloved AURORA “Serif” Snapback.
Really great to see such a great artist supporting AURORA.

Sebastian

WE ARE TRAFFIC: Mianzi Rei and the Winter in Berlin

WE ARE TRAFFIC
Mianzi Rei by WE ARE TRAFFIC
During the Berliner Fahrrad Schau 2013 I had the chance to meet the guys behind WE ARE TRAFFIC. Björn and Till are portraying cyclists mainly in Hamburg, but also everywhere else. With WE ARE TRAFFIC they want to draw attention to the bicycle as means of transport and also show the differences and diversity of each bicycle and his owner.
In the last 6 months they portrayed more than 100 people and they are preparing to raise funds to publish all this as a coffee-table book version. This project is really worth supporting, check out this page to support WE ARE TRAFFIC.

Some of you might remember Mianzi Rei (Part 2), she is a model from Berlin and we also met at the Fahrrad Schau this year. She is riding AURORA V1 Velcro Straps on her schindelhauer bike for a while now and supports AURORA when ever she can. I’m really happy to see this much support from all those great people.

Björn from WE ARE TRAFFIC took the chance and did a spontaneous shooting with Mianzi in the snowy Berlin. The pictures came out really great. Thanks to both of them.

Sebastian

Mianzi Rei by WE ARE TRAFFIC

Mianzi Rei by WE ARE TRAFFIC
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GUDE ZEIT #1!


“Gude Zeit” = “Good Times”

That’s what’s it all about.

The force that guides and moves us!
My friend Lorenzo Taurino collected adventures, stories, anecdotes and photographs from his journies and added some more of close friends. All this composed in a neatly printed zine.
Also included is the custom made AURORA x AH310 Bill Cosby Cycling Cap.
I’m really proud to be a small part of this first issue.

You get this zine for free with every order, just add it to your cart and other products.
But feel free to donate something to GUDE ZEIT, if you like to support it and want to help to release more issues!

Check it out online:
Gude Zeit #1 at AURORA webshop
www.gudezeit.de
www.facebook.com/GUDEZEIT

GUDE ZEIT #1

Principia Track – “Phantom”

"Phantom" - Principia Track
Hej,
I just wanted to post my beloved Principia to the Pedalroom website and thought that I could also post it here.
Not much personal bike content here so far, so why not change this?
The Principia is simply my favorite bike, it’s just subtle and beautiful all black. That’s why I use to call it “Phantom”.
I’ve built it up more than 2,5 years ago and just rode it since then. I will never give it away, for me this one is not replaceable and it outlived a lot other frames/parts/bikes so far. The parts used in the current built are mostly chosen because of the weight and quality. Step by step I tried to push down the weight and in the current set-up the Principia weights only about 7,5 kg.
"Phantom" - Principia Track
I also really like the AURORA V1 velcro straps on this bike. These are one of the first prototypes made in early summer 2009. I’m not riding as hard as many others and not that long as so many couriers do everyday worldwide, but I’m happy that they still do well after more than 3 years. Compared to the AURORA Straps today, they look really crappy, but it is also good to see where it all started and how everything developed in the right direction.
If you are interested in the parts, check this list:

Frame:
Principia Track Frame 2004
Principia/Isaac 004 Fork – Carbon w/ Aluminium Steerer
Stronglight O’Light Headset.

Crankset/Pedals:
Sugino RD-2 Messenger black
MKS Sylvan Track with AURORA V1 Velcro Straps.
Still one of the first ones from early Summer 2009!

Cog/Chain:

Shimano DuraAce 15t NJS Cog + KMC Z710 Chain

Handlebars/Stem:
Syntace Stratos 200 – S (39cm)
Syntace F99 – 105mm

Saddle/Seatpost:
Selle Italia Flite Titanium
Ritchey Carbon WCS Seatpost

Brakes:

Shimano 600 – BR-6208

Wheel/Hub/Tire:

Front: Campagnolo Omega Hardox Strada rim laced to Gran Compe Hub with Michelin Pro3 Race Tire.
Or FIR rim laced to Suntour Superbe Pro Hub, mostly for traveling issues.
Rear: Campagnolo Omega Hardox Strada rim laced to Gran Compe Hub with Michelin Pro3 Race Tire.

"Phantom" - Principia Track
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AURORA on Instagram

AURORA on Instagram
Hej,
so it’s summer (kind of at least) and it’s time for hanging around with boys and girls, riding bikes and boards, traveling, enjoying bbqs and beer and much more. I love this stuff and I bet you do aswell.
A lot people use Instagram and so I thought this could be a fun thing for AURORA.
Why not sharing your great AURORA moments? This means, when you got something related and fitting to AURORA or just a eyecandy from your recent ride or roadtrip for example. I bet other AURORA fans would like to see it aswell – with using the AURORA hashtag #auroracollective, you can directly share your moment on the AURORA facebook page. I’m really curious about your impressions…

Maybe I will choose one great picture every once in a while and provide the creator with a suprise.
So keep the quality top-notch and have fun checking out the pictures.

Thanks!

Sebastian

FTT edit #3

The good people from FTT Oslo dropped their awaited third edit. Another eyecandy, with great riding and of course the wonderful Norwegian landscape. Always great to see some visuals from the European Scene.
The camera work is stunning… Check it out.

Sebastian

P.S.: If you haven’t heard from them so far, you should check out FTT edit #1 and FTT edit #2!

FTT edit #3 from Thomas Larsen Røed on Vimeo.

AURORA x AH310 “Cosby says” cycling cap

AURORA x AH310 "Cosby says" cycling cap
Bill Cosby is the man, that’s why we have our beloved “Cosby says” Shirt to pay tribute to him and his life.

Some month ago we discovered AH310, a small german cycling cap maker from Karlsruhe. They make cycling caps from old/new T-Shirts, which is a awesome idea. From the first look at those great caps, it was clear that we want to collaborate with them. This limited cycling cap is the result. Absolute stunning and unique work.

It is made of a new “Cosby says” Shirt and comes in a medium size. This means it fits most heads around 55cm-58cm. Perfectly handcrafted in Germany.

This limited cycling cap is definitely one of a kind. Be quick and get yours. Other sizes on request.

AURORA x AH310 "Cosby says" cycling cap
AURORA x AH310 "Cosby says" cycling cap
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