Tag Archives: Handmade Bicycle Show

The welder will see you now: Eriksen’s Brad Bingham

“Moots got my name from that class, said come on out and weld for us. So I took a 69-cents-an-hour pay cut.” Continue reading

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Time shifting in Louisville: 1950s derailleurs

We expect precision. And precision is not the realm of the indefinable, the ineffable, the mysterious. Continue reading

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The loneliness of the long-distance water bottle. Co-Motion in Louisville

Larger-diameter tubes keep the bikes from turning into flexible flyers. The visual result, at least to my eye, is super clean. And that’s even though the decals got bigger along with the frame tubes. If nothing else, it makes it easier to know exactly what brand of bicycle is passing you at the Midwest Tandem Rally. Continue reading

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Japan’s Colossus captured by urbanvelo.org photographer

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Austin, Texas, wraps up on February 27, 2011. But many of the bicycles on exhibit have been beautifully documented for posterity by Urban Velo, including the dual-suspension Colossus road bike from Japan’s Kimori … Continue reading

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Brompton folds into North American Handmade Bicycle Show

I have a Bike Friday tikit made in Eugene, Oregon. Another folding bicycle, one that folds even smaller, is made in England and uses the same size wheels. Brompton is coming to the Handmade Bicycle Show in Austin, Texas, in … Continue reading

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