Marc Evans, a freelance designer and illustrator based in the UK, has created an inspiring series of cycling related prints, each with an amazing quote by a cycling world great (or someone noteworthy just talkin' bikes). I saw these last night on Trackosaurus Rex and haven't stopped thinking about them since, especially the one above while I booked it across town on two wheels en route to a meeting over coffee. I was inspired to ride fast and it felt amazing. There are 5 prints in the series, available in A3 and A2 size in a limited edition of 50 each, signed and numbered by the artist. They cost £18 and £27 each and are available from TheFootDown, while supplies last of course. Bike people, don't sleep on this one. They are stupidly awesome.
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