Oasis on the stereo, TIGs sparking and a team of blokes bashing sheet metal into svelte forms. For anyone who doesn’t appreciate the beauty in an Orange coming together… you’re probably on the wrong website.
This is not the sterilised, high tech world Steve explored earlier in the year at Trek but a process that’s been consistently churning out great bikes for three decades. Welcome to Halifax.
There’s magic in the air on a small industrial estate on the edge of this Yorkshire town. Flat sheets of 6061 enter the factory and machines full of soul, character and speed leave it. To some, aluminium seems backwards but to Orange it’s just the way things should be – compliant, reliable and totally recyclable.
Behind each bike is a team of dedicated, artisan workers all pulling together to create some of Britian’s best and most popular bikes. Let’s meet them: