Handbuilt Bicycle Guide

Mountain Bike

Lugs & Parts

April 2019


March 2018

Naked's framebuilder notes on a prototype

This is a candid, insider view to the development of a new frame design. Sam Whittingham, designer and builder at Naked, wanted to experiment with what's extreme for a well-rounded trail bike. This is his first prototype in that line.

Frame Builders

May 2017

Engin Cycles' urban single-track slayer

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."

Bicycle Wheels

October 2016


September 2016

Frame Builders

March 2016