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NAHBS Part 3

Along with a plethora of racks, a wide variety of handlebar choices were in use. No more is the choice either a flat bar or a drop bar. Velo Orange had a nice display of their models and the Nitto Flat Bar from Jitensha was quite common. I’m not sure if the bamboo model from read more »

Baby You’re Much Too Fast: NAHBS 2017 Recap

Now in its thirteenth iteration, the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) is an annual convention showcasing the bicycle industry, prioritizing those who choose to construct bicycles specifically designed to the owner’s personal specifications. Unlike its larger counterpart, Interbike, NAHBS is open to the public, with a specific focus on handmade bicycles; an art first pioneered by read more »

Santa Cruz builders at NAHBS 2016 in Sacramento

All of the usual suspects from Santa Cruz County will return with their selection of beautiful wares at the 2016 North American Handmade Bicycle Show beginning Friday, February 26, 2016 (tomorrow!) at the Sacramento Convention Center. I can’t get over John Caletti’s show bike, the CALETTI X KILLE, so let’s talk about that first.

Ride with Nelson “The Cheetah” Vails at NAHBS in Sacramento

I’m stoked to learn that Olympic medalist Nelson Vails will be at the North American Handbuilt Bicycle Show in Sacramento this weekend for screenings of “Cheetah – The Nelson Vails Story,” a documentary about his life.

2013 year in review for bicycling

Happy Holidays, faithful readers. Each year I try to track bicycle news of note for the year. You might notice a regional focus. How many of these items do you remember? What have I missed?

NAHBS: Adventures in Off Road Adventure Bikes

[Publisher’s Note: Justin is being coy when he writes about these adventure bikes and fails to mention his own participation in the 2012 Tour de Divide — and on a single speed bike, no less.] Most – if not all the bikes being shown at this year’s NAHBS are head turners, and the variety of read more »