Handbuilt Bicycle News

Shows & Events

October 2020

Groovy, man!

Groovy Cycleworks is Wooster, Ohio reisdent Rody Walter's one-man business. He brings fun to the custom bike world with wild paint jobs, and now he uses a new ceramic finish material to make his paint as tough as the bikes themselves.

NAHBS

October 2020

The artistry of Porter Cycles

Brooklyn-based metal artist William Thomas Porter has just launched his framebuilding business, but he's been creating many types of metalcraft from a young age.

NAHBS

October 2020

Moots: gnarly gravel bike

This ain't no grasshopper. Moots brought a prototype titanium soft-tail bike to NAHBS that will have adventure cyclists salivating.

Shows & Events

October 2020

2018 NAHBS Awards

The NAHBS Awards are considered by many to have the most rigorous and methodical judging standards of any cycling event except possibly the Concours de Machines. This is a full presentation of the 2018 NAHBS Awards winners.

Shows & Events

October 2020

NAHBS 2018 comes to New England

The 2018 North American Handmade Bicycle Show kicked off Friday, February 16th in Hartford, Connecticut, the show's first-ever visit to New England. Matt Butterman offers his take at first blush.

NAHBS

October 2020

Bicycles

October 2020

Hampsten Cycles: sign of the boar

Steve Hampsten uses a team of some of the best builders in the U.S., and his famous brother Andy's guidance, to create bicycles with classic design virtues and understated elegance.

Bicycles

October 2020

44 Bikes: Now in titanium

Based in rural New Hampshire, 44 Bikes are built-to-order from steel, and new for 2018, titanium tubesets.