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Your high school woodwork project, never looked this good. (Photo: @rsdutch_photography)
Your high school woodwork project, never looked this good. (Photo: @rsdutch_photography)

Volk bikes is the brainchild of chef and former bicycle messenger, Daniel Hoffman, who has dreamt of building wooden bikes for the last 15-years.

Hoffman spent years finding the right partners, machinery and location to make his dream a reality.

He is an ardent fan of the clean aero-style fixie bicycle aesthetic, which he grew to know and love during a stint as a bicycle messenger dodging red busses in London.

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