2013 North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS)

Karen and I attended the NAHBS last month in Denver (it changes locations every year). It was our first time and we really enjoyed it. From what I hear, the show has really grown over the last few years. I think there were over 150 booths and there were a lot of mainstream vendors, like Shimano and Chris King, who participated. The highlight of course was all of the small custom framebuilders. Titanium was definitely the order of the day. While all impeccably made, the titanium bikes all started to look the same with their brushed or shot-peened titanium finishes. There was a lot more variety in the steel bikes.…
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