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2018-03-07 15:46:00

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  • Bicycles /

    2018-02-23 13:54:00

    Frame builders talk about the gravel bikes they brought to NAHBS. There were a lot of gravel bikes on display at the show. This selection is based on photos made available early by the NAHBS press office.

  • Bicycles /

    2018-02-21 11:07:00

    With all the buzz currently surrounding the all-road, gravel bike category, it’s worth remembering that the racing or endurance road bike is how many custom builders got started in the industry, and it remains a mainstay of their business...

  • Shows & Events /

    2018-02-19 12:22:00

    Groovy Cycleworks is Wooster, Ohio reisdent Rody Walter's one-man business. He brings fun to the custom bike world with wild paint jobs, and now he uses a new ceramic finish material to make his paint as tough as the bikes themselves.

  • Shows & Events /

    2018-02-19 12:22:00

    From his workshop in the mountains just west of Boulder, Colo. Peter Olivetti builds bikes suited to the rugged terrain and gravel paths that surround him.

Featured Companies

Bicycles / Hampsten Cycles: sign of the boar

2018-01-30 09:39:00

Steve Hampsten uses a team of some of the best builders in the U.S., and his famous brother Andy's guidance, to create bicycles with classic design virtues and understated elegance.

Bicycle Wheels / Rolf Prima: Full Circle

2018-01-16 18:56:00

Rolf Prima wheels, handbuilt in Eugene, Oregon, uses a simple-but-elegant design and advanced technology to craft wheels to complement the finest handbuilt bicycles.

Publications / Paul Brodie, the man behind brodie bikes

2017-06-10 16:42:00

Paul Brodie's tell-all memoir is not only a great resource for aspiring and new frame builders, but also it is an absorbing read for cycling enthusiasts and those curious about the ups and downs of small bicycle manufacturing businesses.