Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

Matthew Butterman

Based in Virginia, USA, Matt Butterman is a lifelong cyclist who has organized events such as the Tour of Shenandoah and the Tour of Virgina. His abilities extend to the written word and he has been tapped by several international-level events to provide communications services, most notably in recent years the Philly Bike Expo and North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

Frame Builders

October 2017

Bilenky Lawng Jawn: the best thing

Philly Bike Expo founder and local frame building icon Stephen Bilenky collaborated with Josh Boisclair on the Lawng Jawn cargo bike, which was one of the stars of the 2016 PBE.

Retailers

October 2017

Bicycles and Coffee: quality matters

Bicycles and Coffee, a retail shop in the western Washington DC suburb of Purcellville, Virginia, serves up the best of artisan bicycles and coffee.

Shows & Events

October 2017

Frame Builders

October 2017

Stanridge Cycles: Russian influence

Adam Eldridge of Stanridge Cycles brought a track bike to the 2016 Philly Bike Expo that was inspired by the Soviet team pursuit bikes of the 1980s.

People

October 2017

Steve Tilford dies in auto accident

Steve Tilford was killed in an auto accident in the early morning hours of April 5, 2017. Tilford was a long time friend, sponsored rider and spokesman for framebuilder Kent Eriksen

Frame Builders

October 2017

Shows & Events

October 2017

Matt Appleman's Donut Bike

Minnesota framebuilder Matt Appleman designed and built a serious carbon fiber bike with a fun and whimsical theme.

Bicycles

October 2017

Royal H Hollingsworth: Family Tradition

Hollingsworth is a line of classic touring bicycles from Royal H Cycles' Bryan Hollingsworth and his uncle Pete. The renowned British marque Holdsworth was the inspiration for this family collaboration.