PRAGUE and AUSTIN, Texas, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fetska Bicycles, a young, progressive Czech brand that designs and hand manufactures custom bicycles and accessories, has announced a partnership with Cycleast of Austin, Texas. Cycleast is poised to import and distribute the Czech bicycle brand for the American market. Festka is planning expansion into multiple international markets in 2013, including Canada, Hong Kong and Beijing. The Czech company has made successful appearances at two major international bicycle shows this year. First, NAHBS 2013 in Denver, where Festka was the only European frame manufacturer. Followed by Berliner Fahrrad Schau in Germany a month later. At both expositions, Festka presented new products of 2013, including an entirely new high tech carbon frame ZERO, built with carbon couplings and developed with in the fundraising Project 200; the exclusive track bicycle Motol Chrom, equipped for the first time with Rocket Wheels; and finally a limited edition Festka Pablo.
"Cycleast is proud to be the US distributor of Festka because we see in them the same fire and passion we have for bicycles and the people who ride them. We are excited to create more stories, with more riders and continue to discover the romance of the bicycle, the spirit of the mountain and the speed of the descent while collaborating with Festka," comments Russell Pickavance, co-founder and co-owner of Cycleast. Cycleast was founded on the principles of collaboration, forged in the city streets on two wheels and polished on the open roads of Texas. They believe in the bicycle. As transpiration, recreation and sport. Cycleast is a full service shop specializing in restorations and custom bicycles. They provide a full compliment of fitting services and are experts at taking old bikes and giving them new life, helping costumers discover exactly what they want out of a custom bike and who the right builder is to manufacture it.