Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

Shows & Events

September 2019

Frame Builders

September 2019

Timothy Rowan of Rowan Frameworks Interview - Part 1

British builder Timothy Rowan took home ribbons for both Best New Builder and Best In Show at the 2015 Bespoked show, only months after he built his first bike, and had chosen to take the year off to focus on his work. HBG columnist Anna Schwinn visited his workshop in Kent and presents her in-depth talk with him.

Bespoked

September 2019

Ted James Design: wild style

British builder Ted James cut his teeth in the industry by building BMX frames to replace the frames he'd often break through hard riding. Now he imparts his offbeat style to a whole range of bicycle types.

Bespoked

September 2019

Reflections on a memorable year

Bespoked has grown into a major player in the resurgent artisan bicycles industry. Founder Phil Taylor talks about his impressions of the 2016 Bespoked and what he's likely to do for the 2017 event.

Bespoked

September 2019

Bespoked

September 2019

Demon Cycles - Vented cycling jacket

First an award winner at handbuilt bicycle shows on both sides of the Atlantic, now Tom Warmerdam of Demon Frameworks has designed a cycling and casual jacket that looks like a winner.

Bespoked

September 2019

Bespoked

September 2019

Bikes of Bespoked 2016 - Part 1

Bespoked is an international event with a distinctive British atmosphere. Anna Schwinn gives her impressions and finds some frame building gems on the floor of Europe's major artisan bicycle show.