North American Handmade Bicycle Show Reviews and News


NAHBS 2011 – Cyclelogical

“As bicycle commuters, we see a need for durable, versatile, and practical commuting gear. After researching the existing market extensively, we found absolutely nothing that matched all of our needs for practical and efficient commuting. We, then, took upon ourselves to develop our own line of gear that we believe is the best out there. […]

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NAHBS 2011 – Dromarti

Beautiful handmade Italian leather cycle shoes, Traditional leather cycling mitts and Italian bicycle frames.

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NAHBS 2011 – Parlee AC/DC Z5

A custom one off painted Parlee Z5 for a certain customer in Arizona. This Parlee Z5 has been painted and themed with an AC/DC “Back in Black” themed paint job that continues even into the components. Rumored to be the original SRAM Black groupset, this bike made it’s debut at NAHBS weekend.

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NAHBS 2011 – Sarto Cycles

The Sarto Workshop has been making frames to clients’ specifications for over 30 years. As the first company in Italy to specialize in the production of tube-to-tube carbon fiber frames, Sarto is proud that every aspect of the process is controlled in-house, from inspecting and mitering the tubes to painting the finished frame. A finely-tuned […]

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NAHBS 2011 – Dornbox Performance Bicycles

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NAHBS 2011 – VanLoozen Bikes

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NAHBS11 – BaileyWorks

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NAHBS 2011 – Magnolia Cycles

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NAHBS 2011 – Vendetta

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NAHBS 2011 – Speedhound Bikes

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NAHBS 2011 – Naked Bicycles and Design

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NAHBS 2011 – Engin Cycles

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NAHBS 2011 – Moth Attack

Before there were frames, there was a moth attack. Or at least a moth infestation one morning in the Los Angeles kitchen of Megan Dean. It was one of those situations where one could either get annoyed or motivated, and Megan choose the latter. Launching Moth Attack after perfecting her skills with master frame builder […]

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NAHBS 2011 – CHERUBIM by Konno Cycles

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NAHBS 2011 – Cyfac

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NAHBS 2011 – Form Cycles Road Bike

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NAHBS 2011 – KVA Steel

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NAHBS 2011 – DeSalvo Builders Special

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NAHBS 2011 – Daltex Handmade Bicycles

Tucked away in the Bishop Arts District neighborhod of Dalls, Texa is Daltex Handmade Bicycles. Founded and owned by Glenn Thompson, Daltex offers made to measure road, cyclocross, fixed-gear and mountain bikes. Glenn focuses on fit and “ride-ability” when approaching any handmade bicycles as he clearly explains in this video.

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NAHBS 2011 – Retrotec

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NAHBS 2011 – Alliance Bicycles Road Bike

Erik Rolf, the designer, builder, and owner of Alliance Bicycles stops in with a top end road bike. He builds out of Ketchum, Idaho and learned his craft by apprenticing for Carl Strong

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NAHBS 2011 – Boo Cycles

Nick Frey and James Wolf formed Boo Bicycles to be THE bamboo bicycle maker. Their bamboo-carbon fiber frames are used for road, cyclocross, mountain, and city bike use. Today, they bring by one of their road bikes to show us.

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NAHBS 2011 – Mosaic Titanium Road Bike

Aaron Barcheck stops by to show us his own personal titanium road bike. With more than 500 frames under his belt, Aaron started Mosaic Cycles back in 2009. He builds out of Boulder, Colorado and can be found at www.mosaiccycles.com

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NAHBS 2011 – Ben Serotta

Ben Serotta comes and talks to us about the history of Serotta and to show us a new bike using a new tubing set from columbus. They’ve used Columbus of Italy for 25 years now and to commemorate that, they’ve come up with this new bike, called the Venticinque. Only 25 will be made, half […]

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NAHBS 2011 – Ritchey Design Swiss Cross Cyclocross Bike

Sean Coffey of Ritchy Design brings over the newly announced 2011 Swiss Cross Cyclocross bike. This particular frame was built and fillet brazed by Tom Ritchey himself, but production versions will all be tig-welded.

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