Bishop Bikes

Bishop BIkes Rob’s Road

Winner of numerous awards at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, Baltimore’s Chris Bishop crafts frames that are already modern classics. His latest is destined for Rob, a customer in San Francisco who wanted the aesthetic of a retro racer… Read more »

Bishop Bikes Andrew’s Road

No matter how you try to pigeonhole someone, the fact remains: everyone is different. Different hairstyles, tastes and body shapes. You may be the same height, but your arms or legs will vary in length. So expecting a cyclist to… Read more »

Bishop Bikes 650B Rando

The construction of a randonneur bicycle requires far more design and fabrication than, say, a track bike, due to the extra functionality required by a cycle tour. Add-ons like integrated lighting, pannier racks or decaleurs and extra water bottle bosses… Read more »

Bishop Bikes Pista

Motor racing sponsorship has played a major role in the marketing plan of Martini & Rossi, an Italian alcohol company that is perhaps most famous for its brand of vermouth. Usually decorating white or silver cars, the red, dark and… Read more »

Bishop Bikes Frank’s Road

There’s a special something in the Bishop family blood: Chris Bishop‘s father runs ModelCrafters, for which he builds exact dioramas of scenes from the United States military railway service. The attention to detail in these miniature worlds is astounding, a… Read more »

Bishop Bikes Tommy’s Road

In the study of martial arts, the title of sensei literally translates as ‘one who was born before’ but doesn’t necessarily refer to physical age. Tommy has been working with Chris Bishop for the past few years as a master’s… Read more »

Bishop Bikes Chris’s Own

This isn’t Chris Bishop‘s latest build at all, but I only stumbled across it recently and was awed by its striking features. Chris managed to acquire a few sets of Gilco’s star-profiled tubes a couple of years ago and it… Read more »