Who we are

CIRCA Bicycle Company began as a passion project by founder Moise Bensimon of Toronto. Already known for his work at Bensimon Design (bensimondesign.com), a company that designs and builds upscale custom carpentry works for residential and commercial properties, Moise is excited to add his blueprints for Bespoke bikes to his repertoire. These bikes will include models for Track, City Singles, Cyclo-cross, and Road riding.

Our strategy at CIRCA Bicycle Company is not to revolutionize the bicycle industry, but rather to focus on simple frame construction built with appropriate materials and outfitted with solid component packages. 

CIRCA Bicycles is an extension of our strong brand name at Bensimon Design and will include the same principles of design and quality craftsmanship that go into every piece we produce.

This includes personalized geometric shape and size, appealling aesthetics, and styling that provides the true ingredients for the dedicated rider.

The Platform

Our frames are made with 3AL/2.5v Titanium. They include oversized tubing, tapered head tubes at 1-1/8" to 1-1/2" that are mated perfectly to ENVE Carbon forks. With a 31.6mm seat tube, an integrated seat clamp, and a British or Italian bottom bracket....this formula provides additional rigidity and responsiveness in all the right places and at all the right times.

We selected Titanium for its excellent fatigue and corrosion resistance, along with strength that will guarantee a CIRCA bike’s place in history.

Whether your riding a CIRCA Track, City Single, Cycle Cross or Road bicycle, the geometry, and some design details will vary. CIRCA has chosen a stock frame
layout to provide a great balance in providing exceptional performance and comfort, without conforming to rigid rules and expectations of the individual cycling disciplines.

We offer four sizes (52, 54, 56, 58) in six custom colours (or raw) finished by Noah Rosen of Velocolour in Toronto

The Brand

It is our mission at CIRCA Bicycle Company to make you identify with a part of cycling's great history. In the day of high tech composite materials, and advanced manufacturing processes, the overall quality of the average bike has improved dramatically. Can they be built lighter? Stronger? Given that the basic structural design of a bike has not changed in a 100 years, we can only wonder what is in store as the next big change in cycling. What is evident is that personalizing your ride has become the next great thing, and will always be our top priority. CIRCA's vintage colour palette added to a classically modern looking Titanium frame automatically creates a stunning mix. We guarantee that your custom bike will turn heads.