Kent Eriksen won best TIG weld and best gravel grinder at NAHBSthis year. Not bad! I’m getting ready to order one of those cool ti seatposts with a custom setback. More pics after the jump!
Boo Bicycles had a big presence at NAHBS this year. See all their bamboo bikes after the jump!
Moots showed off their gorgeous 35th anniversary Vamoots RSL at NAHBS. They also had a cool new Vamoots Disc RSL featuring 3D printed dropouts with a flat mount disc brake standard with 142×12 thru axles. More pics after the jump!
The lov bikes booth was packed most of Saturday. I did my best… More pics after the jump!
Calfee had their bikes spread around the show. I already showed you the one they built for Lemond back in 1991. See the rest after the jump!
Here’s another nice one from the New Builder Aisle at NAHBS by Thrive Cycles. Fillet brazed goodness from Savannah, Missouri.
Argonaut Cycles brought home the NAHBS award for “best layup” (that’s a carbon term, BTW, not a basketball term). I don’t know a whole lot about carbon bikes but these seem quite elegant to me. See the disc version after the jump!
While going back through my pics from the show, I was trying to figure out who this was cause the logo on the downtube is not very clear. Luckily Bike Rumor published this excellent interview with Hernan Montenegro today so the mystery was solved. Hernan does these carbon frames in […]
I lived in San Francisco for most of the 90s and left when things starting getting kinda crazy with the first dot com thing. Well things have gotten A LOT more crazy there since, so I was very happy to discover that a framebuilder was making a go of it in […]
I just read this opinion by Richard Sachs in Handbuilt Bicycle News twice and I’m still not sure what his point is. Toward the end he seems to conclude: “My observation is that the average person wants a fast(er) track to the workbench, one that bypasses a true learning and mentored experience.” […]