Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

Frame Builders

April 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.

Bicycles

April 2017

Bishop Bikes: New classics

Chris Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, builds custom frames that evoke the spirit and all the good things about a bygone era.

Shows & Events

April 2017

People

April 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

April 2017

Strutting his stuff

Erik Noren of cycle manufacturer Peacock Groove loves most of all to produce bikes that are fun to ride and interesting to look at. For many years he was under-rated in the US frame building world, but that all changed for him at the 2016 Philly Bike Expo.

Frame Builders

April 2017

Tallerico: A NorCal veteran steps back into the spotlight

Having built more than 1500 frames, Jon Tallerico knows a thing or two about smart frame design and brazing. We met him at NAHBS, where he gave us some background on his award-winning high-wheel as well as the low-cost, high-performance models he's now selling.

Fixtures & Tools

April 2017

Don Ferris: The artisan's artisan

Among industry insiders Don Ferris, founder and owner of Anvil Bikeworks, is accorded something close to hero status. Most customers riding custom bikes have never heard of him.

Frame Builders

April 2017