It is no secret that I have a penchant for custom bicycles. Long before I ever owned a frame whose builder I personally knew, I had begun admiring the beautiful craft of building a bike from scratch.
I suppose it began with my 2006 purchase of my Uno Pista
Keirin frame from Japan. I was all about everything NJS back then.
3 years later, I was two years into running a bike shop and owned a custom Bilenky tandem
and my appreciation for custom bikes finally warranted a trip to NAHBS
, The North American Handmade Bicycle Show.
It became a tradition for me and I attended 6 times:
Since then, Bespoked
, The UK Handmade Bicycle Show has now become a tradition:
If you’ll be in Bristol for the show, lemme know!
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