Utah still has some gems in the cycling world, but with outdoor recreation businesses now abandoning the state, one of the larger exhibitor turnouts in NAHBS history serves as an indicator of what might have been.
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.
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.