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2011 San Diego Custom Bicycle Show

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Thanks to everyone who came by to check out the show.

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Velo Cult Tweed Ride 2010

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Many thanks to everyone who dressed and showed up to the ride. The turn out this year was awesome and we can only imagine how great next year will be!

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Portland, OR: Miscellaneous Photos

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This last post finally concludes the photos from my Portland trip. I will definitely remember this trip not only because I loved Portland but also because it was my first time on an airplane! I just wanted to thank all … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits The 2010 Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show

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It was great to be able to attend the Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show while up in Portland. The Oregon show was very similar to our San Diego show in the sense that it was a smaller, more personal show. It … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits Winter Cycles

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One of my last stops in Oregon was the workshop of Eric Estlund of Winter Cycles. It was last because it was in Eugene, Oregon which is about 2 or 3 hours from Portland but the trip was well worth … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits Hufnagel Cycles

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One of the larger and more charismatic shops I visited belonged to Jordan Hufnagel of Hufnagel cycles. He rents out sections of his workspace (which is huge) to various craftsmen including a bag maker (Lemolo), a tattoo machine builder and … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits Pereira Cycles

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All week I was looking forward to meeting up with Tony Pereira of Pereira Cycles. Tony is a master of fillet brazing. He prefers this method because there are less restrictions than there are with lugs…especially geometry. In 2009 Tony … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits MAP and Ahearne Cycles

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Another space I visited was the shop shared by Mitch Pryor (MAP Cycles) and Joseph Ahearne (Ahearne Cycles). This was one of the biggest spaces I visited in Portland and there was tons of great stuff to look at. Joseph … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits Belladonna

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Another shop I visited in Portland was the workspace of Mark Simmons of Belladonna Cycles. Mark had a refreshingly simple approach to frame building. Simply put, he builds bikes to be ridden, not babied and hung on a wall. His … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits Strawberry

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I recently visited the work shop of Andy Newlands of Strawberry. Andy had some of the nicest machinery I have ever seen in a frame building shop. By scanning the 2,600 square feet of his workshop you can really tell … Continue reading

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