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  • Alan Bikes

    In 1972, ALAN was the first company to introduce an all aluminum frameset made from aerospace grade aluminum. Just a few years later in 1976, ALAN was again first in developing and manufacturing a production carbon frame made by bonding Torayca carbon fibre composite tubing to cast aluminium lugs, a process still widely used today by many manufacturers. Over the years ALAN's expertise in frame building, and its reputation for quality led to ALAN frames being ridden to 20 World Cyclo cross Championships, 5 World Track Title Championships, numerous classics wins, as well as stage wins in the Tour de France, Giro D'Italia, and Vuelta De Espana. www.alanbike.it/

  • Anchor

    Sport bike brand of Bridgestone Cycle "anchor" of the (anchor). Wide line up to town riding bicycle from bike racing full-fledged. Are you running the bike is nothing but the "people". In order to demonstrate effectively the small force of about that one horsepower, bike continues to evolve combines the strength and lightness. However, if you do not match the rider even in high-performance, no matter how it is not possible to fully demonstrate its performance. Therefore, we consider the Bridgestone knowing not only technical approach to product, a rider a "human" itself to develop the bike's essential. Optimal relationship between the bike and such a person, in order to analyze scientific "man-machine matching", was established in-house research facility of its own in 1994. It led to that it give birth in 1998, the anchor is the "bike to win" eventually. And 13 this year, it combines the sensitivity of human and scientific analysis, the anchor has been making the bike to maximize the ability of the rider. www.anchor-bikes.com

  • Basso Bikes

    Italian Racing Passion. As in the fashion of many of the finest Italian traditions, I made my first frame in a garage in 1974. By 1977 the BASSO trademark was registered, production expanded rapidly and had moved into the historic factory in Caldogno. In 2012 BASSO will celebrate 35 years of success. Since 2002, we have produced bikes in the new plant north of Vicenza, 60 km north-east of Venezia and only 10 km from the historic company Campagnolo. It's located in a magnificent area where you can ride on secondary roads and green hills, and pass between ancient Palladian Villas and vast landscapes. www.bassobikes.com

  • Benotto

    The tradition Benotto brand enjoys a national and international reputation that has resulted in the management of one of its main activities in the design and production of one of the most appropriate brands for Mexico, Benotto bikes. He has been able to strengthen the industry by increasing its market through other accessories such as spare parts, accessories and bike rider, and a number of services have been improved and strengthened over more than 80 years in the cycling market. www.benotto.com.mx

  • Bianchi

    Italian high-performance bicycle manufacturer celebrating 125 years of cycling history and racing triumphs. Bianchi Reparto Corse bikes include Bianchi 928 Carbon SL, Bianchi MONO-Q, Bianchi Infinito, Bianchi Via Nirone 7, Bianchi Pico Crono and Bianchi Cross Concept. Urban Fixed gear models include Bianchi Pista, Bianchi Pista Via Condotti, Bianchi Pista Via Brera and Bianchi San Jose. Bianchi, the world's oldest bicycle manufacturing company still in existence, will be celebrating it's 125th anniversary this year. They recently signed a new contract with the Italy-based communication and marketing agency Vitesse. Lets hope that is an indication that special anniversary products will be coming our way this year. www.bianchiusa.com

  • Bike Friday

    Custom folding and travel bicycles hand-crafted in Oregon. Brothers and Bike Friday co-founders Alan and Hanz Scholz come from a background deep in the bicycle lifestyle and filled with innovation. It is almost genetic. From forming a bicycle club as kids to becoming expert bicycle mechanics over many years of practicing the art to incubating ideas until they grew into some of the most respected brands in the industry. They built their own durable bicycle wear, gave birth to the Burley Bike Trailer and honed their relentless drive toward innovation and improvement. www.bikefriday.com

  • Bilenky Cycle Works

    BCW creates high end handcrafted bikes in North Philadelphia. Stephen Bilenky has been in the bike industry for 44 years. He began framebuilding in 1983, when he started brazing bikes together in the basement of his repair shop. Thirty years on, Bilenky Cycle Works has moved above ground to North Philadelphia with a full time staff of six. We have won numerous awards and acclaims, including rave reviews in Bicycling Magazine, Bicycle Guide, Tandem Magazine, Bicycle Quarterly and more. We've won Best Road Bike, Best Lugged Bike, and Best Lugged Frame at NAHBS in 2010, 2011, and 2013 respectively. www.bilenky.com

  • Bob Jackson Cycles

    Manufacturing, rennovating, restoring and selling, custom made cycles, tandems, trikes, Ridgebacks, Barracudas, Fausto Coppi & Parts. As probably the best custom frame builder in the UK we feel that we can offer the best service & product available whether it is our Off The Peg OR Full Custom Built frames, renovation or restoration services. Specialist in frame building, frame repairs, and frame modifications. We also specialise in frame resprays and refinishing. Please only call into the factory if you require one of these services. We do not offer bike repairs or builds and do not retail any components, clothing, shoes etc.www.bobjacksoncycles.co.uk

  • Bridgestone

    Bridgestone Cycle Co., Ltd. began manufacturing bicycles in accordance with increased local demand in the aftermath of World War II, and then broke away from Bridgestone Tire Co., Ltd. (currently Bridgestone Co., Ltd.) to be established as the first major affiliated corporation. Bridgestone Cycle is currently the top manufacturer in Japan?s bicycle industry, and it continues to develop and expand its cycling community. Our Technology Development Department develops new products with leading-edge technology, our four factories (three in Japan, one affiliated plant overseas) produce top-quality products, and our nationwide network, consisting of two sales companies and six business development companies, provide the very best service. www.bscycle.co.jp

  • Brompton

    Designers and makers of the Brompton folding bike. All Bromptons are designed and built in our factory in West London, England. Brompton is one of only two major frame manufacturers still based in the UK, and we have been in full production since 1988. The company remains in private hands and is now led by Will Butler-Adams, though the Brompton's inventor, Andrew Ritchie, continues to act as Technical Director. Private ownership has played a big part in making Brompton successful as we have always been able to focus solely on the bike, never the demands of corporate shareholders. brompton.co.uk/

  • Brooklyn Machine Works

    www.brooklynmachineworks.com

  • Calfee Design

    Perfection and Value, our road frames were born in 1987, tested in the Tour de France in 1991, and optimized every year since; sharpened by improvements in raw materials, manufacturing processes and advantageous frame options. They have evolved to a state of perfection and value unmatched by any other frame.www.calfeedesign.com

  • Cannondale

    Cannondale Bicycles, maker of Road Bikes, Mountain Bikes, and Recreation Bikes. Cannondale introduced its first bicycle, a Touring model, in 1983. We raised the cycling world's eyebrows by building our bicycles around handcrafted, oversized aluminum frames that were both lighter and more flex-resistant than the steel models that dominated the industry at the time. We quickly followed up this success with a road racing model and a mountain bike model in 1984. Our creative reputation encouraged both bike dealers and customers to join the revolution, and widespread industry skepticism quickly gave way to a host of imitators. www.cannondale.com

  • Cervelo

    We build the fastest and lightest pro bikes for road, tri and track. Cervélo Cycles was created in 1995 when two engineers, Phil White and Gérard Vroomen, decided to market their work developing faster time trial bikes. Having been involved in bicycle and human-powered vehicle design since 1986, they started a bike design from scratch when a top-ranked Italian pro cyclist approached Gérard to design the fastest possible time trial bike for him. The team evaluated the bikes on the market, and set a design goal for the bike that was difficult and uncompromising. They wanted something that was unbeatable in aerodynamics yet sacrificed nothing in weight or stiffness. The result was a pretty radical bike that pushed the rules in almost every area. It tested extremely well for aerodynamics, as well as handling, stiffness and comfort. www.cervelo.com

  • Charge

    Charge Bikes designed in England. www.chargebikes.com

  • Cinelli

    1947: an outstanding professional racer with 15 years of pedaling in his legs and a taste for mechanical things decides to develop the brilliant intuitions glimpsed during the course of many kilometers on all kinds of roads. His name: Cino Cinelli. Starting in 1980, Cinelli has been the first company to bring art into the world of bicycles. Over the years the company has had fertile relationships of collaboration with the world's leading designers and artists: from the Laser by Keith Haring to the Cinelli logo designed by Italo Lupi, to the limited-edition Supercorsa by Barry McGee, or the accessories of Mike Giant, the art bike is the most authentic and exclusive expression of the Cinelli trademark. Since 2010 Cinelli is the official sponsor of the Red Hook Criterium, the most important nocturnal fixed-gear bike competition in the world, also taking the contest from Brooklyn to Milan. www.cinelli.it

  • Ciocc

    Ciocc at the end of the sixties appears among professionals and confirms the leading manufacturer of bike racing. www.ciocc.it

  • Colnago

    Colnago unveiled its lat­est col­lec­tion of bikes via its new web­site on the eve of the 2012 Tour de France. Thomas Voeckler and Pierre Rolland imme­di­ately showed off the stun­ning new black C59 Italia Team Edition and Colnago M10 S bikes, win­ning back-to-back stages in the Alps. Rolland went on to fin­ish eighth over­all, while Voeckler won another moun­tain stage in the Pyrenees and pulled on the iconic polka-dot jer­sey in Paris as win­ner of the climber's com­pe­ti­tion. It was another hugely suc­cess­ful Tour de France for Colnago. www.colnago.com

  • Co-Motion Cycles

    Tandem bicycle design leader Co-Motion Cycles makes touring, travel, folding, racing, custom and beautifully crafted tandems and single bikes. From tandems to touring bikes, our approach to building bicycles draws from traditional elements, yet we've openly discarded anything that doesn't serve the purpose of making a better bicycle. The emphasis here is on design, from the very tubing that your Co-Motion is made of, to the way every one of our bicycles interacts with the human body. Nowhere else will you find a greater degree of specialization in the materials we use and the way that we integrate new ideas into new bicycles. When new designs are called for, we work with some of the world's top suppliers or we fabricate what we need in our extensive machine shop to make them a reality. www.co-motion.com

  • Cove Bike

    www.covebike.com

  • Dahon

    Dahon is the world leader in folding bikes and folding bicycle technology. For more than 30 years Dahon folding bikes have shaped the way we get from one place to another. Dahon folding bicycles for every riding style, from bike commuting and traveling to touring and leisure bikes - Dahon unfolds freedom. Dahon was founded on a vision of "green" mobility, a form of transportation that not only serves to keep people healthier, but also preserves the environment for the next generation. We believe that a truly green product is one that is not disposable but is well made, and designed to bring its owner many years of enjoyable use. Dahon holds a premium place in the market by continuously striving to provide the best folding bicycles money can buy, and always staying a step ahead in terms of technology. We feel that foldable bicycles can, and should, deliver ride performance as good as or better than a traditional bike. www.dahon.com

  • Dawes Cycles

    Dawes Cycles, touring bikes, tandem bikes, sportif bikes, ultra galaxy touring bike. The Dawes bicycle brand offers you the unique blend of British heritage and outstanding performance. It all started in 1906 when Charles Dawes went into business in a partnership known as Humphries & Dawes with the Humphries side of the business making motor cycles. www.dawescycles.com

  • De Rosa

    The story starts from the present De Rosa because "the book of life is always open in the middle and each end, in fact, it is always a new beginning": so begins the story of the Milanese company that builds bikes for over 50 years, beginning starting from the words of today's Ugo De Rosa. www.derosanews.com

  • Diamonback

    www.diamondback.com

  • Eddy Merckx

    Meet the Cannibal, learn about this legend. Édouard Louis Joseph (Eddy), the Baron Merckx (Meensel-Kiezegem, 17 June 1945) was a professional cyclist from 1961 to 1978. Cycling fans consider him to be the most successful cyclist in history, with 525 competitions to his name. In 2000, the French magazine Vélo called him the 'greatest cyclist ever' and many sports journalist refer to him as the cycling god. He won the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia five time each, has won all of the top events except for the Paris-Tours, has won the Vuelta a España, has won the world championship as both a professional and as an amateur, and has broken the world hour record. The Eddy Merckx Company was established 30 years ago with a mission to produce the finest cycles in the world, and that goal hasn't changed a bit. We have a new range of cycles including both carbon fiber and aluminum frames - and it's our stated aim to get more people to enjoy the thrill of riding an original Eddy Merckx cycle. www.eddymerckx.be

  • Electra

    Discover self-expression and individuality with Electra bikes - we offer exclusive, proprietary bike designs so you can explore your style and express your creativity! Electra bikes come in 6 collections: Verse, Ticino, Amsterdam, Townie, Cruiser and Kids bikes. Think of our bikes as vehicles for discovery. If you let them, they will transport you to places beyond your average spin down the road. Even if your mission is nothing more than riding to a friend's house or stopping by the corner cafe to grab a latte, Electra bicycles fill the experience with memorable moments that really define you because we design our bikes as extensions of your imagination, style and sense of adventure. www.electrabike.com

  • Felt Bicycles

    Felt Bicycles, Makers of cutting-edge world-class Road Bikes, Mountain Bikes, BMX bikes, Cyclocross bikes, track bikes, and Recreation Bikes. At Felt, our mission remains as it's been since the beginning: to design, develop, and deliver the best bicycles in the world. Period. The roots of this mission trace back more than two decades. It all started in the late 1980s when motocross star Johnny O'Mara asked his ace motorcycle mechanic Jim Felt to build him a time trial bike. Johnny was competing in triathlons as training for motocross. www.feltbicycles.com

  • Fuji

    Fuji Bicycles www.fujibikes.com

  • Gary Fisher

    Fisher dreamed, Trek unleashed Gary Fisher is one of cycling's greatest icons. Trek is the best bike maker in the world. Together, we’ve created a collection of bikes unlike any other. Forward thinking, forward moving. Designed with Gary's passionate, bike-loving commitment to innovation, and built with Trek's fanatical, bike-loving commitment to quality. I'm Gary Fisher. I've been called the founding father of mountain biking. I don't know about that, but I do know this: I love bikes. Riding them, building them, making them better. Bikes for fun, for racing, for transport, for everything. I love them all. Join me for a ride. www.fisherbikes.com

  • Geekhouse

    A custom steel TIG welding operation based in Boston, MA. We take 'Made in the USA' very seriously. Founded in 2002 by bespectacled bike-geek Marty Walsh; we produce a range of bicycle frames for all types of riding. We work hard to source as much as possible from within the United States and we hold green business practices in high esteem. By utilizing a small staff, we take the time to personally cater to your ideas and we love watching each and every build take on the personality and individuality of our customers. www.geekhousebikes.com

  • Giant

    Giant started in 1972 with one goal: Create a better cycling experience for people around the world. The founders of Giant were craftsmen and engineers. They understood their strengths. So to make cycling more enjoyable and accessible to people around the world, they did what they knew best. They set out to improve the cycling experience by following three guiding principles: craftsmanship, innovation and inspiration. www.giant-bicycles.com

  • Gios

    During the month of March 1973, the first GIOS blue bike crossed the line with the Belgian champion ROGER DE VLAEMINCK proudly winning the MILANO – SANREMO... Nowadays I remember with extraordinary satisfaction the decision I took about the color of the team's bycicles together with the President of BROOKLYN, Mr. Giorgio Perfetti: we were sure that this had to be one of the three that appear in the US flag in order to recall and match with the official uniforms of the cyclists. After a long discussion we agreed on one colour: the BLUE... www.gios.it

  • GT Bicycle

    GT Bicycles brand mountain, bmx, road, and urban bikes. www.gtbicycles.com

  • Gunnar

    American-made steel custom bicycles and bicycle frames. Gunnar's all about: Exploring the growing number of ways to enjoy cycling. American hand-frame-building with thoughtful design, solid construction and custom-quality workmanship. Putting smiles on the faces of our riders. www.gunnarbikes.com

  • Guru

    At Guru Cycles, we continuously strive for the ultimate balance between Technology, Innovation, and Craftsmanship to provide you with the perfect bicycle that will embody your unique needs. Any rider who buys a Guru should expect no less. This promise guides our actions and sets us apart as a premium bicycle company. Your passion drives us. www.gurubikes.com

  • Haro Bikes

    Haro Bikes - bmx bikes, mountain bikes and products. www.harobikes.com

  • Hoffman

    Hoffman Bikes has over 20 years of experience specializing in high quality BMX bikes and parts for riders of all levels. Designed by riders for riders. www.hoffmanbikes.com

  • Huffy

    Since we first opened our doors in 1892, Huffy has been focused on finding new and better ways to make a ride for pretty much everyone – that pretty much everyone can afford. Over the years, millions of people (actually, more like tens of millions) around the world have found their reason to ride on a Huffy. www.huffybikes.com

  • Ibis Cycles

    Ibis Cycles designs, develops, sources, distributes, and markets the best bicycles and cycling related products in the world. Ibis was started way back in 1981 without money and without a plan. Thinking about that for a minute, it’s nice to know that not much has changed in 30 years! www.ibiscycles.com

  • Independent Fabrication

    Independent Fabrication has been a pioneer in the manufacturing of custom bicycles and bicycle frames since 1995. Bike types include road and mountain. The IF team of artists and fabricators continue to push the envelope by using the newest metal technologies and refining accepted techniques. But even as production methods become more sophisticated with the use of carbon fiber and titanium shotpeening, the IF team continues to make bikes by hand and respects the craftsmanship of the old way. But they’ll never stop doing things their own way. www.ifbikes.com

  • IRO Cycles

    Quality fixed gear, single speed bicycles and components. www.irocycle.com

  • Iron Horse

    Iron Horse was founded in 1987 and wrote its history as a company passionate about racing, and racing mountain bikes most importantly. Dorel purchased the assets of Iron Horse Bicycles in 2009 and has continued the tradition of making great bikes and introducing people of all kinds to the sport. Iron Horse is a dependable, adventurous brand for riders who want to get out on their bike and leave school, carpooling, the office and yard work behind. Iron Horse is their ticket to freedom and a change from the daily grind. www.ironhorsebikes.com

  • Jamis Bicycle

    Road Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Street Bikes, Sport Comfort Bikes, Cruiser Bicycles, Kids Bikes. Building the perfect bike is an impossible goal, but it's the only one that's worthwhile. In fact, we've been at it most of our lives. CEO and President Carine Joannou has been successfully leading and directing G. Joannou Cycle, our parent company, since taking over from her father in 1981. www.jamisbikes.com

  • KHS

    KHS has been producing high quality bicycles for cyclists of all backgrounds in all parts of the world since 1974. From our first day in business KHS has always delivered a unique blend of styling, performance and excellent consumer value. Our product philosophy is simple, build for function and value. Our aim is not to be the largest brand on the planet, on the contrary, we feel that being smaller gives us the flexibility to build bikes for the individual of our consumers. www.khscanada.com

  • Klein

    Klein Bikes - Handcrafted Science. Lightweight, High Performance Bicycles. www.kleinbikes.com

  • Kona

    At Kona, we're all about the freedom and empowerment of the bicycle. We have been since 1988. We still have the same founding owners. We're still populated by a staff of keen, active, impassioned cyclists. We're not big, nor are we that small. Just a dedicated group of cyclists making bicycles for people who love bikes-no matter if that love is new or long established. www.konaworld.com

  • Landshark

    The story of Land Shark bicycles is inseparable from that of its founder, John Slawta. Slawta’s early ambition was to become a professional artist. He received a scholarship from the Pasadena School of Art and Design, but got sidetracked by his hobby—building bicycle frames in his parents’ backyard tool shed. His frames attracted a cult following among cyclists who admired his precisely brazed frame joints and exotic paint jobs. He named his bike frames after the protagonist in an old “Saturday Night Live” skit that played off the “Jaws” movies. www.landsharkbicycles.com

  • Leader

    www.leaderbikeusa.com

  • Litespeed

    Litespeed was established in 1986 with roots as a machine shop in the manufacture of custom metal parts. Considered an exotic material at that time, titanium was not thought to be a material from which one could build bike frames. In the late 1980's, Merlin and Litespeed changed the world's expectations towards titanium with the creation of the first modern titanium frames. With the end of the Cold War and the sudden availability of alloys no longer restricted to use in nuclear and aviation industries, interest in titanium as a viable bike-building material grew. Litespeed became able to manufacture titanium bikes that were both strong and light, while unveiling a ride quality that had been unmatched until that point. www.litespeed.com

  • Marin

    Marin Bikes was established in 1986 in San Anselmo, California and celebrates its 24th anniversary this year. Its offices lie in the shadow of Mt. Tamalpais, commonly referred to as the birthplace of mountain biking and still at the heart of the sport. www.marinbikes.com

  • Marinoni

    www.marinoni.qc.ca

  • Masi Bicycles

    Masi Bikes. Featuring a full range of road bicycles, Carbon, Performance, Steel, Fixed and Cyclocross. www.masibikes.com

  • Merlin

    The most coveted handmade American bicycle ever. www.merlinbike.com

  • Moots

    We hand craft titanium frames, one bike at a time, in our small rocky mountain factory in Steamboat Springs, CO. Road. Mountain. Cross. Whether a stock size or custom design, all our titanium frames are hand built, one at a time to precision specs, to deliver a lifetime of outstanding riding regardless of your individual riding style. Looking for the latest race-ready road frame? A single-track swallowing cross country bike? No one offers the variety of high-end titanium frames we do. www.moots.com

  • Pake

    Pake Bikes makes bicycle components and frames for the street with emphasis on fixed gear and being easy on the wallet. Find us in the grocery aisle. Pake was started with one idea really: To offer the masses a bargain way to build their first fixed gear ride. That basic black Tange CrMo frame we started out with hasn’t changed in several years, because while the scene has grown and evolved some, our core customers haven't changed all that much – first and foremost they just want something they can ride the hell out of day-in and day-out. www.pakebikes.com

  • Pinarello

    Pinarello produces race bicycles, bike race, bicycles, carbon bike, magnesium bicycles, prince pinarello, giovanni pinarello, andrea pinarello, fausto pinarello, carla pinarello. GIOVANNI Pinarello, the eight of twelve brothers, was born in Catena di Villorba in 1922. He was born at a time when life could be rather difficult, which was not uncommon, for many families ot the humble, and peasant backgrounds, in the rural farming areas of Veneto. The struggles of a simple farming life, as well as surviving the hardships of both World Wars, greatly effected an influenced the life of Giovanni Pinarello and his family. His impoverished and simple upbringing was not able to extinguish a passion Giovanni discovered he hard for the "Two Wheels". www.pinarello.it

  • Raleigh Bicycle

    www.raleighusa.com

  • Redline Bicycles

    Redline was born when two guys with a common interest in welding and motorcycles began making frames and swingarms. With a 6-person staff, they named the company Redline and began producing lightweight, high quality motorcycle frames for flattrack, TT, speedway or motocross. www.redlinebicycles.com

  • Rick Jones

    Each of my bicycles are hand-crafted and individually customized.

    I’m Rick Jones. I’m a mechanic. I think I’m a really, really good mechanic. I can’t play the piano or speak 5 languages, but I’m totally dialed in to mechanical stuff. My grandfather opened a little bicycle shop here in Glen Cove before I was born. My dad took over the shop when I was a kid. We lived down the block and I grew up fixing flat tires and terrorizing the neighborhood on my BMX bike. At this writing I’m 33 years old. I’ve been a serious competitive cyclist, a fabricator, a professional motorcycle and car mechanic; but mostly I’ve been working on bicycles. I’m a partner with my dad at the bike shop. My wife Sharon and I bought the house across the street from my folks, so we still live right down the block.

    Our bike shop is extremely old school. Sure, we sell bikes and helmets, accessories etc; but our main focus is our technical expertise. We build wheels, we’re expert fitters etc; but we’re not just a pro shop. We serve our community. We’re servicing tricycles and tri-bikes, down-hillers and pizza delivery bikes. If it comes through the door we fix it. We’ve been doing this stuff in the same location for over 60 years. We love bikes, we ride bikes, we sell bikes; and now we build bikes.

    I think that building bike frames is the highest form of the bike mechanic’s art. A few years back I figured it was time for me to step-up and start making my own frames. Looking for guidance I sought out local frame builder Jamie Swan. Jamie is a well-respected 40+ year veteran of the bicycle industry. He’s been a part time frame builder since 1981, and lucky for me, he now works as a machinist at a college right here in Glen Cove. Jamie has been extremely generous in sharing his knowledge of frame building and machining. With his guidance I’ve been setting up a frame building shop and developing my skills.

    I’ve done hundreds of practice joints. I’ve built a fleet of bikes for myself, family and friends. We’ve been riding the crap out of them and getting a feel for the subtleties of tube gauges and small geometric changes. I’ve been reading everything I can get my hands on regarding bike frame fabrication, geometry, fitting etc. I’m comparing notes with other builders, working with a graphic designer and various frame painters. I’ve got a great shop set up with a big alignment table, professional jigs and fixtures, milling machine, lathe, torches, gas fluxer, TIG welder etc. I’m not sparing any expense in my quest to build great bikes.

    I’ve had my head down for several years now. I’m really proud of the bikes I’m building. They’re structurally sound. My welding and brazing is very clean. The bikes are extremely well aligned without having to resort to cold setting. Everybody who is riding one loves the way they fit. I’m working with an outstanding painter and I’ve got some cool graphics. I’m on the threshold of what I hope is a long career as a professional bicycle builder. The good news, for you, is that my wait list isn’t super long and my prices are pretty modest. I’d love to build you precise, perfectly fitted, beautiful bicycle. Give me a call. rickjonesbicycles.com

  • Richard Sachs

    Why buy a frame from a one-man shop still using traditional hand-building methods? Because technology alone is a poor substitute for experience.

    As a youngster, Richard Sachs could not easily separate his enthusiasm for bicycle racing from the interest he had in the equipment used by the top athletes of the day. With a balance of dedication and perseverance, he pursued his competitive cycling as well as his choice of a framebuilder’s life.

    His dream of learning to build bicycles that could, one day, rival the machines he so revered led him to spend a year in London as an apprentice to Witcomb Lightweight Cycles. There he would cultivate the basic skills that have become the foundation of his successful career.

    More than 4 decades have passed, and Richard continues to zealously combine his racing background with his extensive framebuilding experience—and has gained respect as one of the finest builders of custom bicycles in the world. www.richardsachs.com

  • Ridley

    In 1990, Race Productions NV was founded as a frame and paint shop for the local bicycle shops. In 1997, the Ridley Bikes brand was founded. In the early beginnings, Ridley bikes were only distributed on the local market. In a few years time, the company became market leader on the Belgian market for race bikes. In 2001, Ridley Bikes started their own branded component line called 4ZA (pronounced forza). www.ridley-bikes.com

  • Salsa

    At Salsa, we believe a sense of adventure makes life better. The bicycle can be so much more than just a bike; it's a path to new places, new people, and amazing experiences. We provide the bikes. You determine where they go, and where you go with them. Satisfy curiosity. Explore boundaries. Discover something great. www.salsacycles.com

  • Santa Cruz Bicycle

    Santa Cruz Bicycles was founded in 1993 in a space the size of a single car garage in the Seabright Cannery, in Santa Cruz California. Our first bike, the Tazmon, was a single pivot dual suspension bike that rattled established sensibilities and helped define our then- ethos of "simply advanced." That bike was the cornerstone for a brand that was founded on the notion of doing things our own way in order to build the best. We have been rattling sensibilities ever since. www.santacruzmtb.com

  • Schwinn

    At Schwinn, we make bikes that allow riders of all ages and abilities to experience the joy of riding. From "walk 'n' roll" kids bikes to the Le Tour Legacy, we offer a comprehensive line of bikes that suit the needs of riders across the United States and around the world. Our bikes are built to the Schwinn Quality standard, with over 100 years of cycling heritage, passion and expertise. This standard is the foundation of our commitment to creating the best bikes available today, and we are confident that you will experience our devotion to cycling every time you ride a Schwinn. www.schwinn.com

  • Scott

    SCOTT Sports is a leader in the development, manufacturing, sales and marketing of high end performance products intended for biking, wintersport, motosport and running. Innovation, technology and design are the essence of the SCOTT products and the vision of our engineers and designers. Scott dates back to 1958, when Ed Scott revolutionized skiing by inventing the first aluminium ski pole. Since then, it brought a series of innovative products to market. www.scott-sports.com/global/en/

  • Serotta

    Each of our carbon, titanium and steel frames are designed by Ben Serotta and hand crafted to bring out the champion in every cyclist. Serotta is driven by performance, perfection and a singular focus on delivering the ultimate cycling experience. There are lots of great bikes, so there is only one reason for Serotta to build another one. It has to be better. www.serotta.com

  • Seven Cycles

    Custom-Built Carbon, Titanium & Steel Bicycle Frames. Our mission at Seven Cycles is to enhance your cycling experience through the optimum fit, function, performance, and comfort of your bicycle. We've built our business on understanding what you really want and value in a bicycle and delivering precisely that, accompanied by a level of service unparalleled in the industry. www.sevencycles.com

  • Slingshot

    Slingshot Bicycles, Mountain, 29er BigShot 29 inch, Cyclocross, Road, Single Speed, SingleShot, Time Trial, Commuter Bikes. Over the years we have remained true to our designs and goal of offering you a unique, high-performance ride. Here at Slingshot we are crazy about riding, and this helps us stay focused helping you achieve the ultimate riding experience. www.slingshotbikes.com

  • Specialized

    Official site featuring Specialized brand road, mountain, and triathlon bikes with bike finder, plus equipment, apparel, technology, team/athlete information, online store, catalog downloads and dealer locator. www.specialized.com

  • Spot Brand

    It may sound like an obvious statement, but we folks at Spot make bikes. It’s been our sole focus from day one. No shortcuts, no marketing tricks, no redefining what “cool” means – just building bikes that turn bike riders into bike addicts, and racers into winners. When it comes to designing, engineering and building our bikes, we’ve been at the forefront of the industry long enough to know the difference between a real innovation and a trendy fad. It’s been true right from the start, when we gave single-speed mountain bikes the attention and technology they deserved, creating a whole new riding experience. Then, as one of the first to build a 29er, we took the opportunity to complement the wheel radius with a dialed-in geometry that turned its potential on paper into a reality on the trail. And our partnership with Gates has added yet another dimension to the industry. The development of the carbon belt drive has introduced a level of strength and efficiency that would never have been possible in traditional drive systems. In truth, all that innovation is fine and good, but our real goal is to make sure that once you’re in the saddle, you completely forget that any of it exists, and just enjoy the ride. After all, the best stories are about biking, not about bikes. spotbrand.com

  • Soma Fabrications

    Practical, durable, comfortable, affordable… these are the primary forces shaping Soma’s ideology. Sounds reasonable right? But why do so many other companies try to emulate the racing world when it’s the smallest segment of the market? Our local bike shops have felt a lack of ‘real’ products aimed at the everyday cyclist and occasionally pitch their ideas at us. The results: A better tire lever, water bottles that don’t taste like plastic, and steel frames that’s got people smiling from the commute to the singletrack. The San Francisco Bay Area is where we are located. We love the year round riding weather here and the strong bike culture. It’s a great place to live and cultivate new ideas. www.somafab.com

  • Steelman Cycles

    Custom Bicycle Frames. Born in 1960. Discovered bikes in 1964 and was wrenching them by 1965. Before I was 6 years old my cousins and I were tearing down, rebuilding, modifying, and tweaking our various bikes, trikes, scooters, you name it. Pre and early teens were all about Sting Rays (this is pre bmx era) which we constantly tore down, repainted, and modified. At 12 years of age I was imprinted for life when I saw a sparkling new cobalt blue Ron Cooper Nuovo Record road racing bike. There is a lot I am leaving out here, but started hanging out at bike shops around 1973. Rode everywhere. My high school had a phenomenal vocational program and I took all the classes (except auto shop...was not into cars at all). Machining, sheet metal, general metals, brazing, welding, plastics, woodworking, and even sewing. My Mother was very supportive of my bicycle fanaticism and helped me buy my first hand built racing bike made by Tom Ritchey in 1977. Rode my bike everywhere. Got into bicycle racing and loaded bike touring. www.steelmancycles.com

  • Surly

    Surly designs and produces durable, versatile bikes, frames, & parts for people who ride a lot. No B.S. Unless you deserve it. www.surlybikes.com

  • Swobo

    Getting in trouble and doing things the hard way since 1992. Ask anyone. The original alternative cycling and casual apparel company. Makers of the most sensible urban bikes. Avoiders of the bummerlife. www.swobo.com

  • Titus

    Titus Bikes was bought by Planet X in late 2010. We have big plans for Titus, and whilst maintaining the companies strong US heritage and loyal customer base is a big priority for us, we also want to incorporate the customer service standards of Planet X’s successful UK operation. We are now working out of Portland, Oregon, with our team their headed by US industry stalwart, Michael Golinski – creator of the original singlespeed brand Spot, and long time bike-forum and alt.bike enthusiast Shiggy Person. Joining them is ex-IT bikegeek extraordinaire Jeremy Schroeder. www.titusti.com

  • Trek

    When Trek began in 1976, our mission was simple: Build the best bikes in the world. Today, we’ve added to our mission: Help the world use the bicycle as a simple solution to complex problems. The bicycle is the most efficient form of human transportation. It can combat climate change, ease urban congestion, and build human fitness. It brings us together, yet allows us to escape. And it takes us places we would never see any other way. Trek. We believe in bikes. www.trekbikes.com

  • Turner Bicycle

    American Made Bikes Since 1994. Officially that is the gist of it, but what is left unsaid is where all the richness and depth of Turner Bikes lies. And that story begins quite before Turner Suspension Bicycles Incorporated even existed and thrives on the people who both toil over every frame that leaves here to every rider that flows down their favorite trail. www.turnerbikes.com

  • Vanilla Bicycles

    Vanilla Bicycles are handcrafted in Portland, Oregon. Each one-of-a-kind Vanilla begins with a vision or dream and is the result of hours of filing, polishing, measuring, cutting and brazing - every frame is designed and hand built by Sacha White. The Vanilla Workshop is a community -- a collaboration between master fabricators; expert bicycle painters; photographers; wood, leather, fabric and metal workers--all working closely to bring the intelligent, edgy, sexiness of Portland to the rest of the world. www.vanillabicycles.com

  • Van Dessel

    We are a performance bike brand by and for athletes. We live and breathe cycling and are obsessive in the daily pursuit of pushing ourselves, our bikes, and our bodies. All our bikes lie at the top of their respective categories. Whether it be road, time trial, cyclocross, mountain, or city bike, all are designed and built with perfection in mind and no details are overlooked. vandesselsports.com

  • Vicious Cycles

    Cycling is one of the simplest pleasures life has to offer. My objective is to build bicycles that ignite the spark which turns riding from a habit into an obsession. I have instilled a passion for excellence in all of my products. The thrill of riding through the woods with finesse and speed goes into every weld. The way my frames handle is a direct reflection of what is inside, from design, to materials, to exacting craftsmanship. www.viciouscycles.com

  • VooDoo Cycles

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  • Waterford

    American-made steel custom bicycles and bicycle frames. Around 2005 with a rebirth in lug bike interest. It started with new stainless steel lugs appearing on the market, first by Kirk Pacenti. Waterford built a frame using this lug and recognized the opportunity to add lug carving. It was able to take a the Pacenti lug and carve it to look like the classic Nervex lugs of the 1960's. Then, Richard Sachs introduced the Newvex lugset, which Waterford used to create custom bikes that harkened back to the mid-20th century. www.waterfordbikes.com

  • Yamaguchi

    Every Yamaguchi bicycle is personally hand-built by Koichi Yamaguchi who gained his mastery of the craft during the years spent as Master frame builder for the legendary "3 Rensho" company in Japan. In all, Koichi spent over four years building frames with 3 Rensho, mainly for professional Keirin riders, the most famous being ten-time Sprint World Champion Koichi Nakano. In 1987, he realized that it was time to bring his unique vision of the frame builder's art to the public, and came to the United States where he founded his own company. www.yamaguchibike.com

  • Yeti Cycles

    The culture at Yeti is defined by the people who roam the hallways. Yeti is decidedly not corporate. Yeti is diverse: we have creative types, number crunchers, vegetarians, craftsmen, hockey players, fly-fishermen, bearded guys, cue balls, hunters, pierced stuff, ink, punk rockers and even a minister in our ranks. They ride all kinds of bikes - cross, road, gravity, cross-country and all-mountain. It is their collective experience that makes our bikes different. www.yeticycles.com