San Diego Custom Bicycle Show Reviews and News


SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Rock Lobster Cycles


Paul Sadoff of Rock Lobster, talks to us about what he’s been working on. Paul shows us his personal cross bike that he took to Nationals last year, a new road bike, and a classic frame built for a former employee.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Ruegamer Sports


Brianna from Ruegamer Sports talks with our very own Kurt about what’s new from the Long Beach, California carbon bike builder.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Victoria Cycles


We talked with Dave Hill owner of builder of Victoria Cycles, named for his wife, about three road bikes he brought to the show. A vintage looking fixed gear, a SRAM Red equipped lugged road racer, and a true city bike for his wife, Victoria.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Charter Oak Cycling


Bill Rider started building frames eight years ago after retiring from a career as a construction materials engineer, wanting to take his love of cycling to another level. He became enamored with lugged steel bicycles after visiting a booth at the Los Angeles Bicycle Expo several years ago. After taking courses in bicycle repair, frame […]

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – MAP Bicycles


We talk with Mitch Pryor of MAP Bicycles. MAP bicycles specializes in handmade commuting, touring, and randonneuring bicycles. Located in Portland, Oregon, Mitch builds fine handmade steel bicycles one at a time and has learned the craft of framebuilding from master builder and painter Doug Fattic. Mitch has refined and expanded on these skills to […]

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – DiNucci Cycles


We got to talk with Mark DiNucci at the SDCBS show this year as he was showing off some vintage frames alongside some of his newest frames. Mark is well known in the industry as the original frame builder of some of the most famed Specialized frames such as the Stumpjumper, Rockhopper, and the original […]

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Nobilette Cycles


Mark Nobilette continues the tradition of European quality craftsmanship combined with U.S. technological materials development and design innovation. Nobilette began building bicycle frames in 1973. A former competitive racer himself, Mark Nobilette is committed to the construction of racing and touring frames with exceptional quality, precise and stable handling, the finest craftsmanship and elegance of […]

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Holland Cycles


Bill Holland shows us what he’s brought to the San Diego Custom Bicycle Show. He also explains the finer points of the two techniques he uses to build bicycles now.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Bohemian Cycles


Dave Bohm shows us what’s new from Bohemian Cycles of Tucson, Arizona. Including a 17 thousand dollar one of a kind bike, that is for sale, if anyone’s interested. Dave also goes over a frame building course he offers.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Bilenky Cycle Works


Stephen Bilenky made the cross country trek to make it out to this years San Diego Custom Bicycle Show, and we’re sure glad he did. He brought this beautiful track bike to show off!

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Moth Attack


Megan from Moth Attack of Los Angeles, California shows us what she brought to the show.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Blaze Bicycles


Pierre Chastain of Venice, California builds bikes under the Blaze Bicycle name. He builds everything from lugged classics to smooth filet brazed customs, and is open to building CX bikes next year! Check him out…

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Serotta Custom Cycles


Stan Mavis of Serotta Custom Cycles shows a Ford themed MeiVici, an Ottrott, but most impressive is the PPG wooden MeiVici!

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Vendetta Cycles


Garrett Clark of Vendetta Cycles shows us three new bikes – a new keirin inspired track bike they just recently built up and two lugged road bikes, who’s minor design differences make up two different riding bikes.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Rebolledo Cycles


Mauricio Rebolledo brings to the San Diego Custom Bicycle Show, two of his personal bikes, a track bike and a touring bike, to show off the progression of his skills and style over the years. Classic never goes out of style.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Bruce Gordon Cycles


Bruce Gordon brings to the San Diego Custom Bicycle Show a one off he built in collaboration with a few fellow industry legends. A beautiful carbon tubed, ti lugged, one of a kind… err, one of two, bike.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – YiPsan Cycles


Renold Yip, a builder from Fort Collins, Colorado brings two randonneur/credit card touring bikes to the San Diego Custom Bike Show. He also brings a perfect blend of new and old technology by the way of a classicly styled road bike outfitted with Shimano’s electronic Di2 groupset.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Townsend Cycles


Greg Townsend of Monrovia, California, brings three bikes to the show this year. A customers’ fixed gear, a lugged road racer, and an unfinished frame that show’s off how beautiful his bikes are before heading off to painter.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – DeSalvo Cycles


Mike DeSalvo brought a new road bike to the San Diego Custom Bicycle Show, a titanium beauty with an integrated seat mast. Also in the booth was a more traditional DeSalvo bike, a cyclocross bike that has made the show circuit and is now for sale!

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Speedplay


Richard Bryne, Founder and CEO of Speedplay, shows us a few pedals from his extensive vintage pedal collection. You can see the full collection on Speedplays website.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Velo Cult


Sky Boyer of Velo Cult bring’s a best of show home and garden scene to this year’s San Diego Custom Bicycle Show, along with a couple of new randonneur bikes.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Gallus Cycles


Jeremy Shlachter of Gallus Cycles brought to the show two city commuter type bikes. One his own personal bike and the other a customer’s bike.

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SDCBS 2010 Builder Showcase – Soulcraft


Sean Walling of Soulcraft showed us a new road bike he just built for The Hive’s Greg Thrash. A standard Royale road bike, custom fitted to Greg, and fitted with a brand new segmented road fork. Check out the video below… Be sure to check out part 2, which includes the other 3 bikes Sean […]

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2010 San Diego Custom Bicycle Show Photo Gallery 6


San Diego Custom Bicycle Show Photo Gallery 6

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2010 San Diego Custom Bicycle Show Photo Gallery 5


San Diego Custom Bicycle Show Photo Gallery 5

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