Tag Archives: Brian Baylis

Why I Am Not at Eroica

Why I Am Not at Eroica

I love bikes. Pretty much all bikes. One of the few bottom lines of my life, along with my love for my wife and sons is that any ride is better than no ride. Thusly, any bike is better than no ...

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In Memoriam: Brian Baylis

In Memoriam: Brian Baylis

Brian Baylis, one of the legends of frame building passed away Saturday, February 20. His qualification as a legend wasn’t limited by region. He wasn’t just significant for Southern ...

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Torchbearers: Brian Baylis, Part II

Padraig: When fitting a customer for a bike, how do you usually work? How often is it in person? Brian Baylis: Every customer is different. If they can get here, that’s the best way. Anyone who’s ...

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Bishop to Padraig

Last year, as I was wrapping up my coverage of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show I went to some length in describing my newfound love for the builder Chris Bishop. He runs a classic ...

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The Irony of Craft

In what counts for spare time I’ve got two book proposals I’ve been working on. One of them concerns frame builders. My online column for peloton, called Artisans, is meant to be ...

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The San Diego Custom Bicycle Show

The second annual San Diego Custom Bicycle show took place this past weekend at the Town and Country Resort north of downtown San Diego. The show was a bit bigger this year, with more exhibitors ...

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