Shaun Deller's Profile
I make quality, fashionable and functional cycling caps from recycled wool, cotton, linen and hemp thrift store garments. I have been making cycling caps since 2004 after moving to Portland from the East coast. Deller caps are inspired by the early days of British cycling when riders wore tweed sport coats, knickers and a flat cap and went on leisurely tours over hill and dale, to picnic under the shade of an oak or have tea time in a country tavern. The illustrations of the late cycling artist, Frank Patterson, sum it up best.
I have been a cyclist since my days with training wheels. Over the years I dabbled in BMX, mountain biking, unicycling and competed in bicycle trials riding. Nowadays I have settled into being a mellow, rambling bike tourer and I believe my caps and art reflect this rustic, "retro-grouch", laid back, cycling sensibility.
I love tweeds and other coarse fabrics that reflect…
- Born on October 12
- Joined April 25, 2012