If you’re looking for a brand that oozes elegance, legacy and strives to incorporate cycling’s heritage in today’s modern age, then look no further than Brooks England.
What started off as a brand manufacturing saddles for horses, Brooks later delved into the world of cycling as it became increasingly popular in the late 1800’s. Experiencing considerable discomfort from bicycle saddles, Mr Brooks utilised his skills in design and leatherworking to construct “…a neat, light Saddle, of best quality”. These were often made from cowhide but for a charge, you could purchase a genuine crocodile skinned saddle for supreme luxury.
Since then the brand has kept true to their legacy – except for the crocodile skins, of course! Today, Brooks England produce high-quality cycling accessories marrying cycling culture and innovative design concepts. We’ve been cycling around town with the new Hackney backpack from Brooks and here’s how we got on…
Design and Construction