A nice article in “Women of China” Magazine about how now Ines is a woman of China and why she opened the Natoke shop in Beijing. A good read and a pretty cool experience!
We want to show off a new handlebar we now have in stock at 120rmb, so we fitted it to one of our showoff bikes we have at the shop. Super relaxed and comfortable making it a perfect fit on this bike.
We were in Qingdao for the German fair for a week or so and boy did it get a little crazy. There were 200 “German” booths selling products from the fatherland to over 150,000 visitors! There was a whole pig being roasted on a spit and Ines was performing every day. All in all it was great to be able to get out of the big smog and down to the sunshine coast!
Beijing Design Week (BJDW) is an annual citywide event co-hosted by National Ministries and the Municipal Government of Beijing during the National Day holiday every year in Beijing. Attracting over 2,000 designers, institution representatives and industry experts, over 5 million visitors, and more than 100 accredited news media in attendance every year, BJDW has become a A-class international design event, the largest and most influential platform in Asia for display, promotion, exchange and trading of creative designs.
That’s right. Our third anniversary is just around the corner. It’s hard to imagine it’s already been so long!
So mark your calendars. On October 10th we’ll be celebrating our continued presence in the community.
Look forward to something special to mark the occasion. We’d tell you what we have in store, but that would ruin the surprise!
Here in Chengdu it’s been raining a lot lately. Every. Single. Day. Poor weather can put a damper on things, but only if you allow it. One way to make it through a grey day with a sunny smile on your face is to get out and ride. So we’ve compiled a list of pro tips to keep you rolling, rain or shine.
GOblue + Natooke Bike to Modern Art
Time: September 13th Sunday 11:00
Riding Route: Natooke Shop-Parkview Green
Prize: limited GOblue gifts everyday: Bikes, T-shirt, drawstring backpack, water bottle etc.
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Cold lemonade or draft beer, grilled German sausages, pretty secondhand treasures and good music bring everyone into a good mood. Read more
Beijing TV did a report about interesting shops in the famous Beijing Wudaoying hutong. Of course NATOOKE was one of them and the feature about us is 10 minutes long. You can watch the video after clicking on “read more”.
For some time now we’ve had one our Source Cycles Bamboo 1, singlespeed bicycles floating around the shop. And for those who’ve been fortunate enough to borrow it, know how beautifully it rides. We just upped our game.