Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

Bicycles

April 2020

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.

Bicycles

April 2020

Cake Bikes: Let them have cake

A recent collaboration between HED Wheels and Peacock Groove Cycles has cooked up Cake Bikes, a new type of fat bike with 24" wheels.

Frame Builders

April 2020

Peacock Groove's Jelly Nougats

Erik Noren describes this as both "the stupidest bike ever," and "all about fun." The Jelly Nougats speaks to his youthful experience with bicycles and his desire to put a smile on the face of his customers.

Frame Builders

April 2020

Frame Builders

April 2020

Frame Builders

April 2020

Only a dolphin, ma'am

John and Jennifer Slawta put a feather in the cap of the frame builder community on Friday, winning two silver medals at the USA Cycling Masters Nationals.

People in the Industry

April 2020

Dave Moulton: from metalsmith to wordsmith

British/American framebuilder-turned-writer Dave Moulton will be at the Classic Rendezvous Weekend in Greensboro, NC June 10-12, recounting tales from his years in the workshop.

Shows & Events

April 2020

Minnecycle IV: May 21-22, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minnesota has a close-knit community of frame builders. The bicycles on display at Minnecycle represent the finest of Minnesota cycling manufacture and are impressive to say the least. The builders there speak reverently of the long tradition of which they are a part.