'I don't care about negative feedback' - The designer of the world's most outlandish bikes

Vasili Zygouris takes inspiration from luxury motor cars in his futuristic bike designs

Alfa Romeo bike concept design by Vasili Design
(Image credit: Vasili Design)

Vasili Zygouris has always been one to shrug off criticism. 

“When I was 12, I told my family I wanted to be a mountain bike rider and they started laughing,” he says. “They didn’t know what mountain biking was.” 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.