Handbuilt Bicycle News

NAHBS

August 2020

NAHBS 2016 Best Finish Award: Caletti Cycles

Caletti Cycles owner John Caletti offered his friend, the artist Jeremiah Kille, the opportunity to paint a bike, and the company walked off with the NAHBS Best Finish award.

Frame Builders

August 2020

Foes Racing: Friends of the trail

Brent Foes is no stranger to the handbuilt scene. His distinctive Foes bikes have been appearing on downhill courses since the late ‘80s, and the 24-year-old company has sponsored some of the brightest talents in gravity racing.

NAHBS

August 2020

Breadwinner Cycles: Best City Bike

Portland-based Breadwinner Cycles took home the Best City/Cargo Bike award from this year's North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Sacramento.

Shows & Events

August 2020

2016 NAHBS Awards

Black Cat Bicycles of Aptos, California, won the coveted Best in Show award at NAHBS 2016. Jury members gave high praise to all the frame builders, saying it is getting more and more difficult to pick the winners.

NAHBS

August 2020

Paul Components: Because we can

Based out of an old Texaco warehouse in Chico, California, Paul Component Engineering has been a staple of the bicycle community for over 25 years.

NAHBS

August 2020

Riivo Custom Cycling Shoes: Molded with sole

Riivo's custom clients are frequently those with extremely wide or narrow feet, and those who suffer from bunions. Other customers simply want a really fine pair of shoes. He also works in leather, for those who prefer it.

NAHBS

August 2020

Lov Bikes: Labors of Lov

Companies like Vanilla and Pegoretti have paved the way for a new wave of builders who strive to also offer the complete package, and one such brand is Nate Picklo's Lov Bikes.

NAHBS

August 2020

Featured Bike: Holland Cycles HC

Holland Cycles has something new on display at NAHBS and it’s a stunner. Bill Holland has been working with carbon guru Mike Lopez on what we are confident will be one of the finest carbon bikes on the market.