An interview with James Clarkson, cofounder of Curbar Cycling, on how he and David McLeavy apply their love of fine art to design cycling clothing.

It was roughly eight years ago that David and I met at Sheffield Hallam arts school. Three years ago, I bought a road bike and David helped me get into road cycling, showing me some of the best roads in the Peak District. Since then I’ve been hooked. David has been road cycling since he was a teenager, being from a family of road bikers and a member of Hull City road club, whereas I used to be more into extreme sports when I was younger. Since starting road cycling I haven’t looked back and now cycle between 150 – 200 miles a week, go on annual cycle trips to Mallorca and run my own cycling blog, where I review different cycling products from both large companies and independent businesses.

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