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  1. General Discussion
    The 2019 North American Handmade Bicycle Show, the largest event in the world for the handmade bicycle market, had a record number of exhibitors and enthusiastic crowds. This year marked the show's 15-year anniversary and was the third time it's been held in Sacramento, California. The...
  2. General Discussion
    At a show like NAHBS (North American Handmade Bicycle Show) there is a tendency for road bikes to outnumber mountain bikes. Among the mountain bikes, the hardtails outnumber the full suspension rigs by a large margin. There are many reasons for this, but chief among them is that road frames and...
  3. 29er Bikes
    Chris (aka Soul Train) is the chief fabricator for REEB Cycles and he is posing next to the SqWEEB prototype full suspension Plus bike with 135mm of rear travel (click to enlarge). At the recent North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) I had a chance too meet Chris (aka Soul Train) from...
  4. Misc Components
    If you ride busy trails, having a bell on your bars is all but a must. Far better to warn unsuspecting hikers or slower riders of your approach with a subtle "ding" than to yell, whistle, or just buzz past. One of our favorite noise makers is the Spurcycle bell, which was also among the most...
  5. General Discussion
    I had a chance to chat with Sean Walling from Soulcraft at the recent North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) in Sacramento recently. Sean's reputation as a no-nonsense bike builder has allowed him to build up an almost cult-like following here in the SF Bay area and beyond. He has been...
  6. General Discussion
    This year, NAHBS returns to Sacramento on February 26-28 and hopes to break attendance records (click to enlarge). The North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) is the biggest and longest running bicycle industry event designed to showcase the talent of handmade bicycle frame builders from...
  7. General Discussion
    Each year, the North American Handmade Bicycle Show brings together a unique and talented assortment of frame builders and bike enthusiasts. Each handcrafted piece is a reflection of the builder's skills and imagination. Some builders went above and beyond the rest and were recognized at the...
  8. 29er Bikes
    The small but mighty group of mountain bikes at NAHBS was an eclectic mix of old and new. The show included the return of a legendary steel builder, new carbon mountain bike layups, and everything in between. While the number of mountain bikes may have been low, the level of quality was sky...
  9. General Discussion
    With a brutally cold and snowy winter pounding the eastern half of the country, demand for fat bikes has skyrocketed. This dramatic rise in interest was evident at the North American Handmade Bike Show with an array of builders showing their latest fat creations. Even the weather in Louisville...
  10. General Discussion
    The new Ritchey Break-Away Carbon is made to be broken…apart. And then reassembled. Our reveal of new Ritchey product continues today as the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) kicks off in Charlotte, N.C. this morning. As we mentioned in an article yesterday, we spied some new...
  11. General Discussion
    Our reveal of new Ritchey product continues today as the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) kicks off in Charlotte, N.C. this morning. As we mentioned in an article yesterday, we spied some new Ritchey bikes when we stopped by their offices last week-they let us take photographs, but...
  12. Cyclocross/Gravel/Road Bikes
    Last week we got a sneak peek at the bikes Ritchey will show at this weekend's North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) in Charlotte, NC. We were sworn to secrecy until the end of this week and get to show you one bike today and two tomorrow. First up-the new Ritchey Swiss Cross Disc...
  13. General Discussion
    Denver Show Venue & Host Hotel The deals are done and the contracts signed. All systems are Go for NAHBS 2013. The venue is: Colorado Convention Center 700 14th Street Denver, Colorado 80202 This venue is just a block from one of Denver's main bicycling arterials, the Cherry Creek Trail...
  14. General Discussion
    The North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) was held in Sacramento, CA this year and was bigger than ever! Mtbr and RoadBikeReview strive to provide you with as many video interviews and photos as possible. We setup a video/photo booth on the show floor and schedule appointments with the...
  15. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Introduction by Francis Cebedo We get a little bit of a different look at this Steve Potts Ti Hardtail. The perspective from the buyer's point of view is represented by Peter Tsang who is a regular forum member (aka "tburger") on Mtbr and also a good friend. Read on to follow Peter's bike...
  16. General Discussion
    Clean, simple, light. Those 3 things embody this custom singlespeed 29er from English Cycles. The look of the bike is very clean, if you like internal cable routing, Rob English is a master at it. The graphics and visual appeal compliment the design with a simple baby blue color and white...
  17. General Discussion
    Mtbr's coverage of NAHBS continued with day two today and we shot video interviews with 23 builders! The videos will be live soon. All of the builders were great and today's list included names such as Craig Calfee, Steve Rex and Steve Potts. We also interviewed builders from as far away as...
  18. 29er Bikes
    I have been attending the North American Handmade Bicycle Show since 2006 when it was in San Jose. It was in San Jose again in 2007 and the Mtbr crew traveled to Portland for a great show in 2008. Indianapolis, IN and Richmond, VA were too far for our travel budget, but we attended again in...
  19. 29er Bikes
    In continued preparation for the 2012 NAHBS (North American Handmade Bicycle Show) next week (March 2-4) in Sacramento, we are taking a look back at some of the most popular bikes from last year's show in Austin. The Ritchey P-29er was definitely one of the most popular bikes from the show...
  20. General Discussion
    ArtBike! kicks off the NAHBS season in Sacramento Event creates color, community and celebration Sacramento, Calif.-ArtBike!, a street art/sculpture/installation art exhibition in support of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) is sweeping Sacramento with a indooor/outdoor display...
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