Livin’ The Dream: Meet The Bike-Builder Who Made His Passion His Life

Ricky Feather makes his living building gorgeous bespoke bikes – prepare to feel inspired!

Ricky, in his workshop

“It’s been an obsession since the first day I saw these local kids riding BMXs, and I was like, ‘That’s what I wanna do’.” So says self-made Yorkshireman Ricky Feather, the man behind some of the most beautiful bikes ever built in the UK.

If you’ve ever dreamed about making your weekend passion your weekday job, let this inspirational short film from Oakley and our sister site Mpora give you that final push over the cliff. Because despite those nagging voices in your head, you won’t crash down onto the shoreline below and die – you’ll swoop up into the air like a goddamn majestic falcon.

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