Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

mountain bike


May 2018

HBSA: Tor Bikes

Tor Bikes is a new company from rural Victoria, displaying a versatile mountain bike with progressive geometry at the Handmade Bicycle Show Australia.


April 2017

Dear Susan's Cleland bike

Petor Georgallou of Dear Susan was so impressed by the design of Geoff Apps' 1980s Cleland singletrack bike that he decided to make one for himself. In this video he talks about the process and how it feels to ride this unsung off-road classic.


May 2016


March 2016

Frame Builders

February 2016

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.