Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

Bicycles

May 2019

Quirk's GRoad

The GBP2000 paint job is masterful and spectacular, but what makes this bike special is its provenance

Bicycles

May 2019

Saffron's retro racer

Matthew Sowter set out to create a reminder of his competitive days with a bike designed for those that still like it fast, long after hanging up their racing kit.

Shows & Events

May 2019

Bespoked hits the mark

Anna Schwinn's reflections on the changes at Bespoked since her first time in 2016 suggest much is afoot in the UK.

Shows & Events

May 2019

Shows & Events

May 2019

First look: Bespoked 2018

Anna Schwinn is at Bespoked helping out, judging bikes for the show awards, and reporting for HBG.

Bicycles

May 2019

Dear Susan's Cleland bike

Petor Georgallou of Dear Susan was so impressed by the design of Geoff Apps' 1980s Cleland singletrack bike that he decided to make one for himself. In this video he talks about the process and how it feels to ride this unsung off-road classic.

Shows & Events

May 2019

Shows & Events

May 2019

Bespoked, Day One

HBG’s Paul Skilbeck set off this weekend to the Bespoked show in Bristol, UK, where he’s reporting from the hall floor about all the exciting happenings at the UK’s own handmade bicycle show. Read on for more about hand-carved lugs, stainless tubing, engraved saddles, titanium, drillium, and Brexit.