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Geekhouse NAHBS Mudvillle

Well, the North American Handmade Bicycle Show is over for another year, leaving us to marvel at the energy that goes into making this show the lightning wonder that it is. One frame house that continues annually to astound, not… Read more »

Fikas Bikes 29er

Riding road bikes on gravel roads is all very well, but if you’ve been thinking it’s time to get serious, perhaps it’s time to ride something a little more purpose built. Luke Laffan of Australia’s Fikas Bikes just completed this… Read more »

Yeti ARC-AS

For those of us who grew up watching Johnny T drop down hills with drop bars and remember Missy Giove’s piranha, the sight of a US-made Yeti ARC dripping with anodised accessories can rouse more than just fond memories. During… Read more »

Kinfolk Cyclocross

During the experimental period of the 60s, geodesic domes were considered très chic living and work spaces. As a nod to the architecture of their parents, the Kinfolk crew incorporated a geodesic dome into their new creative space at Brooklyn’s… Read more »

Hunter Chameleon ATB

When Rick Hunter was profiled on the Rapha site after he built a bike for their Continental team, he stated that his frames were “Made with Nonchalance and Pride”. It’s a loaded remark, one that implies carelessness, but if you… Read more »

Pelagro ProFlex

The inventor of the ProFlex mountain bike, Bob Girvin, set the scene alight with his revolutionary frame and fork designs. A former aerospace engineer, his ideas culminated in the world’s first mass-produced, full suspension mountain bike. Critics didn’t think full… Read more »

A-train Cycles Monster Cross

The 2013 North American Handmade Bicycle Show saw Minneapolis native Alex Cook, of A-train Cycles, exhibit on the New Builder’s Table, showing off a stainless steel 29er that ticked everyone’s boxes. This latest build, a matte-black and brushed ‘Monster Cross’,… Read more »