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Bicycles

April 2018

Bicycles

April 2018

Frame Builders

March 2018

Checking in with Sam Whittingham

Naked Bicycles was winning awards just about every time they showed up at NAHBS. Then they quietly disappeared from the show scene, poking their heads up briefly at the low-key Vancouver show in 2018. We asked Sam Whittingham about his promo strategy and threw in a couple about framebuilding philosophy.

Bicycles

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.

Shows & Events

February 2018

Olivetti Bicycles: off the beaten path

From his workshop in the mountains just west of Boulder, Colo. Peter Olivetti builds bikes suited to the rugged terrain and gravel paths that surround him.

Shows & Events

February 2018

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

February 2018

The hope of Toivo Cycles

Toivo Cycles is a new builder from Korea, who came to NAHBS 2018 to show beautiful builds and gain inspiration for a growing handbuilt bicycle scene on the Korean peninsula

Bicycles

January 2018

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.