Photo Gallery: Custom Hand Made Bicycles from NAHBS

North American Handmade Bicycle Show

-Award Winners List and Photo Gallery Highlights-

Here at RoadBikeReview, we are big fans of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS). It is a collection of bike enthusiasts who appreciate and enjoy the hard work and craftsmanship that goes into each and every one of these works of art. Builders come from all over the world to feature the fruits of their labor. There are bikes of many different categories including road bikes, cross bikes, mountain bikes, touring bikes, tandems, commuters and more!

Hot this year seemed to be the “gravel grinder” bikes. Basically a cyclocross bike fitted with really wide tires and often times with disc brakes. Throughout the show, you will find bikes made from all different kinds of material including steel, aluminum, titanium and carbon fiber as well as bamboo and hardwoods.

Take a look through our collection of images from the show. Let us know what your favorite is in the comments below.

Also, just announced, here is the list of 2013 NAHBS Awards Winners:

  • Alchemy Bicycle Co. — Best carbon construction
  • No award given — Best steel construction
  • Bishop Bikes — Best road bike
  • Bilenky Cycles — Best lugged frame
  • No award given — Best experimental design
  • Steve Potts Cycles — Best TIG frame
  • Kent Eriksen & Black Sheep Fabrication — Best titanium construction
  • Boo Bicycles — Best alternative material
  • Cherubim by Shin-Ichi Konno — Best city bike
  • Retro-Inglis Cycles — Best mountain bike
  • Mosaic Cycles — Best cyclocross bike
  • Black Sheep Fabrication & Calfee Design — Best tandem
  • No award given — Best utility bicycle
  • Matsuda Cycle Factory — Best track bicycle
  • Winter Bicycles — Best finish
  • Moots — Best Theme Bike and People’s Choice
  • Avery County Cycles — Best new builder
  • Level — President’s Choice
  • English Cycles — Best of Show

 

Photo Gallery: Custom Hand Made Bicycles from NAHBS Gallery
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Ritchey Swiss Cross

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NAHBS 2013 Denver

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NAHBS: Owen

Owen Cycles from New Zealand
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Kent Eriksen Cycles

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Kirk Lee road bike

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Kirk Lee road bike

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly
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Kirk Lee road bike

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Soulcraft - The Grasshopper

gravel grinder
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Soulcraft - the Grasshopper

Sort of halfway between a road bike and a cross bike with the ability to do both
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Alchemy gravel grinder

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Alchemy gravel grinder

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Alchemy gravel grinder

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Alchemy gravel grinder

with Enve disc brakes
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Alchemy gravel grinder

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Eriksen Ti road bike

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Eriksen Ti road bike

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Rotor cranks

Rotor - has a new power meter that measures power on both legs (left and right readings) to see if your pedal stroke is even. Independent power readings super accurate
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ROL Wheels

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ROL Wheels

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ROL Wheels

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Nord Gravel Grinder

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Nord Gravel Grinder

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Nord = Norstrom Design

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ROL Wheels Race SL

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ROL Wheels D'HUEZ

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Sampson road pedals

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Sampson pedals

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Sampsons pedals

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Rolf Prima Elan alpha

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Rolf Prima TdF4SL

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Rolf Prima TdF4SL - specs

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Mosaic Gravel Grinder

equipped with Gates Belt Drive
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Gates Belt Drive

close-up of the Gates Belt Drive on the Mosaic gravel grinder
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Sanomagic Wooden mini velo

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Sanomagic Wooden road bike

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Sanomagic Wooden bike & wheels

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Bamboosero road bike

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Bamboosero road bike

Booganda
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Bamboosero - Booganda

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Calfee Design road bike

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Ogre Road Bike

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Ogre Road Bike

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Ogre Road Bike

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Mavic road helmets

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Mavic helmets, shoes and apparel

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Mavic Stratus jacket

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Mavic Stratus jacket

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Club Ride Apparel

now offering commuter styles
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Fizik shoes

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Fizik Saddles

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NAHBS: Wool Beanie

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Honey Badger Don't Care socks

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NAHBS 2013 Denver

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NAHBS: Vibe Cycles

custom fat bike
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NAHBS: Vibe Cycles

custom fat bike
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NAHBS: Vibe Cycles

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NAHBS: Twenty2 Cycles

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Hunter Cycles fat bike

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Hunter Cycles

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Ritchey Tandem Breakaway

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Ritchey Tandem Breakaway

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Ritchey P650B

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Ritchey P650B

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REEB fat bike

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REEB ti fat bike

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Boo Belt Drive

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Moots fat bike

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Eriksent 650B Ti hardtail

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Eriksen full suspension bike

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Eriksen pivot

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Eriksen swing linnk

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Rolf Prima Ralos 9 CXC

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Rolf Prima Ralos 9 CXC

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Rolf Prima Ralos - 3 mtb tire sizes

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Moots: charging hub

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Moots MX Divide

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Moots MX Divide

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Moots MX Divide

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Moots MX Divide Dropper post

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Moots MX Divide - specs

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Boo fat bike

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Boo fat bike

with truss fork and Gates belt drive
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Gates Belt Drive

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Boo truss fork

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Mavic Notch MTB helmet

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Mavic Notch MTB helmet

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Mavic SLR 650b wheelset

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Mavic SLR 650b wheelset

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Mavic SLR 650b wheelset

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Peacock Groove fat bike

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Peacock Groove - Erik Noren

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Engin tandem fat bike

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Engin tandem fat bike

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Engin tandem fat bike

with S&S couplers
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Engin tandem fat bike

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Shamrock Cycles 650b

Full suspension 650b
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Shamrock Cycles 650b

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Shamrock Cycles 650b

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Kirk Lee Lefty equipped hard tail

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NAHBS 2013 Exhibit Hall

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ROL Wheels

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ROL Wheels

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Bamboosero fat bike

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Calfee lefty equipped hard tail

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Calfee Design tandem

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Alchemy gravel grinder

Besides gravel grinders, things that caught our eye were:

  • Disc brakes on road/cross bikes
  • Rotor showed a new crank that measures power in each leg separately
  • A mini-velo made out of hard wood
  • New Stratus jacket from Mavic with some nice features
  • New pedals from Sampson
  • More!

For a grid view of all the photos, see the next page:

About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato has been the Site Manager of RoadBikeReview.com for many years and enjoys riding local Portolla Valley roads. Besides being an avid cyclist, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.


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