Do you feel the magic in the air

We adore Christmas. There’s just something magical in the air, isn’t it? The fairy lights, the Christmas cheer, the wintry chill lifting the strands of your hair, Christmas trees at every step, the honey-baked ham and red wine at house parties, whimsical carols… it’s the best season of the year.

Even the rain, pouring in sheets right now, can’t stop this feeling of tranquility.

Now this is what we’d love to do to our bikes –

*Picture from http://www.lastmileleeds.co.uk/2012/12/24/closing-down-for-christmas/

Maybe next year?

Or you could do it, if you rent our wheels :)

Until then, Merry Christmas to everyone, we wish you every happiness!

Add a bike to your shoot for a touch of charm

I’ve always had an obsession with lower body shots, back views, top down and wide faraway shots –  basically anything that doesn’t show the frontal face. It just seems more quaint and nostalgic, more tender and melancholic.

Of course, it only helps if your thighs are stick thin (mine are noticeably not).

When you add bikes to the foray, it manages to add an even greater touch of enchanting charm, transforming your shoot into something ten times more romantic.

Now these photos below, they are a work of art. Don’t they just make you go “Awwww”?

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*Photo from http://uschiandkay.com/2012/11/06/a-crush-worthy-calgary-wedding/

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*Photo from http://blog.joylynphotography.com/2010/10/20/megan-lin-day-after-session-raleigh-wedding-photographer/

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*Photo from http://www.bellethemagazine.com/2012/05/around-block-engagement-session.html

We are pretty sure you can emulate these, or better yet, unleash your own creativity to create your own spectacular shots. Rent our bikes (see below) to do that now :)

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Our dutch bike is a mini-celebrity!

Don’t look now, but our pretty white dutch bike had a few seconds of fame when it got a cameo in local singer-busker Kelvin Tan Wei Lian’s MTV (分岔口) back in 2012!

It appeared in the first few seconds of the video, and was ridden by homegrown singer Kelly Poon – with a fresh bouquet of yellow daisies to boot!

Rent Dutchie now if you want to feel like a star :)

Camera ready, always!

This white dutch sits prettily everywhere, whether it is on gravel –

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or on grass –

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Don’t you think?

Say “I do”, with a bicycle

Check out this lovely blog post from an American cyclist-blogger about Weddings and Bicycles – http://lovelybike.blogspot.sg/2011/04/on-weddings-and-bicycles.html

To quote her:

“Increasingly, bicycles and weddings are becoming an iconic combination – seen on wedding photographer and bicycle manufacturer websites alike.

What is it about weddings and bicycles? There is, of course, the ever-popular Daisy Bell song, which keeps the association alive. Plus, the start of “cycling season” corresponds with the start of “wedding season.” And while I put these in quotation marks, because both getting married and riding a bicycle are things that can be done year-round, any wedding photographer and bicycle shop owner will tell you that they get most of their business in April through October.

Spring symbolises renewal, optimism, and a fresh start – which is appealing to cyclists and newlyweds alike.”

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves!

While you’re at it, check out her post on His and Hers bikes as well – http://lovelybike.blogspot.sg/2010/09/his-and-hers-bicycles-matching-looks-vs.html

Seriously, how can you say no to this? –

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*Photo taken from: http://faveprettythings.blogspot.sg/2010/12/wedding-wednesday-brides-on-bikes.html

Watch this space

We are in the midst of preparing for our official launch in January (nothing fancy, it’s a humble business afterall). But look out for a launch promotion!

And we need your help to spread the word! Let your friends know about this service – who knows it may be just what they have been looking for.

We say thanks in advance!

(P.S: Don’t forget to read “What You Should Know” under the tab How To Rent!)

Wedding shoot perfect

A couple of friends of mine got married last year and borrowed our dutch bike for an impromptu shoot after we bumped into them. Taken at Marina Barrage, it was a beautiful addition to their wedding photo book and showed their utter joy and carefree delight with each other as they pedalled away towards their future. The pair looked really happy and at ease, and we were so humbled to be part of their journey. The photo even ended up as their main picture for their event signboard! So proud!

Here’s are some pictures of their shoot (their faces and names have been blurred, to protect their privacy)!

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If you want to have a shoot like theirs, head to “What You Should Know” under the tab How To Rent! now :)

And we are up!

Hello! Do you want to rent a fun, vintage bike to jazz up your wedding shoot? How about having one displayed at your birthday party? Or filming your very own music video paddling free in a sundress (or suspenders)?

We have just the bikes for you. We promise the bikes will add a spontaneous, romantic, whimsical feel to your special occasion.

Check out our “About Us” page as well as  “What You Should Know”, under the tab ‘How To Rent!”, to figure out how! We also have a gallery of photos to let you get a better look of the rides, as well as an FAQ section.

We are still a young site waffling our way through, so feel free to leave us suggestions on how to improve our site or our service.

We promise our prices are reasonable!