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San Diego Custom Bicycle Show 2010: Bike Photos

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Over the course of the weekend I managed to photograph pretty much all of the bikes in the show. For people who didn’t make it this year I hope this is an incentive to show up next year!

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San Diego Custom Bicycle Show 2010: Show Photos

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The 2010 San Diego Custom Bicycle Show was a great success this year! It is really cool to see this show grow and progress and I can’t wait until next year. Thanks to everyone who came by and supported the … Continue reading

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Trip to Santa Ynez, CA: Lighthouse Cycles

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Tim Neenan has been building frames for about 35 years. He is well known for being the designer of the Specialized Stumpjumper, Expedition, Allez and Sequoia. He started Lighthouse in 1981 and built beautiful frames consistently until 1996, when he … Continue reading

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Joe Bell Workshop: Spring Valley, CA

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Just recently I dropped off my 1963 Rene Herse to be repainted by Joe. It’s a given that a place that restores frames (mostly vintage) is bound to have cool stuff so Joe gave us the tour and let me … Continue reading

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Bohemian Bicycles Workshop: Tucson, AZ

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On our last day in Tucson we visited Dave Bohm’s workshop where he makes Bohemian Bicycles. Dave had a really cool setup at his home. Everything was well organized and clean. By seeing his work area you could tell that … Continue reading

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Andy Gilmour Workshop: Tucson, AZ

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During our first night in Tucson we visited Andy Gilmour at his workshop. Andy has been building frames for over 30 years and has seen it all. His focus is mainly on lightweight race bikes. Check him out here.

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La Suprema Workshop: Tucson, AZ

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While in Tucson we stopped by Ed’s shop where he builds La Suprema bikes. The shop is connected to a wood shop that Ed collaborates with at times (check out the orange bike with the huge wooden basket). The shop … Continue reading

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Mark Nobilette Workshop in Boulder, CO

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Mark Nobilette was nice enough to let me poke around his shop during my visit to Boulder. There were some amazing bikes in there.

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