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NAHBS 14, Part VIII

NAHBS 14, Part VIII

Okay, last post on NAHBS, promise. I’ve got too many great images not to share one final, large-scale image dump. I’ll begin with a shot of one of the usual suspects. Left to right: ...

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NAHBS 14, Part VII

NAHBS 14, Part VII

This Ellis very nearly won Best of Show. I spent so much time looking at it that I told David he should keep a towel nearby to wipe off all the drool. In our considerations I remember comparing ...

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NAHBS 14, Part VI

NAHBS 14, Part VI

My fallibility index runs high. Case in point, the bike that won for Best New Builder. I returned home to find that I’d shot exactly one detail of the bike while I was at the show. Knowing ...

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NAHBS 14, Part V

NAHBS 14, Part V

  NAHBS has been marked by more controversies than any other event I’ve personally attended. Emotions run high at this thing, and honestly, they run high not just during, but before ...

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NAHBS 14, Part IV

NAHBS 14, Part IV

Peacock Groove‘s “Highlander” bike received the President’s Award, which is Don Walker’s personal nod to his favorite bike in the show. The bike was meant as an ...

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NAHBS 14, Part III

NAHBS 14, Part III

Cykelmageren is a Danish outfit that is best known for bikes aimed at everyday transportation even if they aren’t ho-hum everyday bikes. The builder, Rasmus Gjesing has been building since ...

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NAHBS 14, Part II

NAHBS 14, Part II

I first learned of Six-Eleven and proprietor Aaron Dykstra in 2012 at the Sacramento NAHBS. If I’d seen his work before then, it escaped the gravity necessary to create a blip on my radar, ...

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NAHBS 14, Part I

NAHBS 14, Part I

I spent Friday in an area cordoned off near the photo booth with Nick Legan and Jeff Archer giving the prettiest bikes ever to descend on Charlotte, North Carolina, the ferrous equivalent of a ...

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