The longstanding trade relationship between Seven and Chris King is expanding to include collaborative marketing, market intelligence and new product releases. It also includes Chris King wheelsets only available on Sevens.
Philadelphia-based Engin Cycles displayed a Ti hardtail mountain bike at the 2016 Philly Bike Expo built for the trails of northern California, but equally at home on local trails that builder Drew Guldalian claims constitute "some of the best urban single-track in the country."
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.
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.