Sydney women will have a no excuse to jump on a bike and get cycling with the recent opening of Clarence St Cyclery Women’s on Clarence St (strangely enough).
Clarence St Cyclery aims to encourage women to get pedalling, and makes the retail experience a little more fun.
The shop was designed by Sydney-based designer Rob Harper (of the quirkily-named Rob Design Office), while a stunning hand-drawn mural by British designers ilovedust mixes “ art and lifestyle with bicycles”.
“As soon as we saw some other work ilovedust had done for an English bicycle magazine, The Ride, we knew it was the artwork style we wanted,” says David Cook, Director of Clarence St Cyclery.
“The brief was to create a Sydney scene, including the harbour bridge, Opera house and city skyline. Showing the harbour, a ferry and some bicycles. It also had to be feminine, and colourful to brighten up the store.”
The sleek black interiors, juxtaposed with the original timber columns and colourful cycle gear and murals create a new-meets-old aesthetic, which works nicely with the mix of traditional and modern bike designs.
Definitely worth pedalling over to the CBD.
Clarence St Cyclery