Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

Press Releases

September 2019

Marketplace

September 2019

Battaglin's e-guide to gravel bikes

Alessandro Battaglin's new online guide to the reasons for gravel riding and equipment specification for custom gravel bikes is a personal account that pours years of experience into a useful 18-page read.

Frame Builders

September 2019

Battaglin: honoring history and innovation

Giovanni Battaglin, former Giro D'Italia campione and head of the eponymous Italian bicycle brand, came to NAHBS for the first time, and brought a special Stephen Roche tribute frame with him.

Shows & Events

September 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

September 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.

People in the Industry

September 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

September 2019

Marketplace

September 2019

Campagnolo: Italian Classic

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