Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

Shows & Events

January 2019

BIXXIS from Doriano DeRosa

Doriano DeRosa of the famed Italian family and namesake bicycle brand started a new company, BIXXIS, with his daughter Martina, that focuses on handbuilt titanium and steel frames. He returned to NAHBS for the second time since launching the company in 2015.

Frame Builders

January 2019

Battaglin to focus on steel and phase out carbon fiber frames

Anticipating a market shift toward steel frames, the storied Italian brand is bringing all its frame production back in house, offering custom options, and is renewing its relationship with Columbus. Alessandro Battaglin explains the changes.

Shows & Events

January 2019

L'Eroica Preview 2016

Brian Ignatin offers his tips and advice for riders making the journey to Gaiole, Italy for the vintage event, L'Eroica

Bicycles

January 2019

People in the Industry

January 2019

Interview: Martina DeRosa of Bixxis

Renowed Italian frame builder Doriano DeRosa split from the family bicycle business in 2015 to continue the artisan tradition of handbuilt custom frames. For his daughter, Martina, this presented both opportunity and challenge.

Frame Builders

January 2019

Marketplace

January 2019

Campagnolo: Italian Classic

Components from the Vicenza, Italy-based brand are a perfect compliment to handbuilt and retro/classic bikes

Bicycles

January 2019