Tag Archives: Bruce Gordon

Bruce Gordon in Two Bikes

Bruce Gordon in Two Bikes

I have this sense that I could have devoted the entirety of a magazine to Bruce Gordon’s career in cycling. He was as multifaceted as a diamond. From his frames to his tires to his pumps to ...

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Bruce Gordon: a Gallery

Bruce Gordon: a Gallery

I’d had this intent to ride down to Petaluma one sunny day and spend it with Bruce Gordon, talking with him about his craft. Talking business was never much fun because Bruce knew what it ...

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An Era Ends

An Era Ends

Bruce Gordon is retiring. That’s a sad piece of news. There are a handful of builders who have continued to impress me with their dedication to their craft and their ongoing creativity. ...

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The Paceline Podcast #70

The Paceline Podcast #70

This week the Paceline is down to two, with Hottie and Patrick trading pulls. Patrick is in Emporia, Kansas, for Dirty Kanza. He’ll be riding the 100 with the intention of getting back and ...

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Meet Your Maker Petaluma

Meet Your Maker Petaluma

(Above: Sean Walling, Cam Falconer and Steve Rex) The always entertaining Bruce Gordon hosted the most recent edition of Meet Your Maker. Unlike other editions, this one included a swap meet ...

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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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Buying a Custom Bike: Ins and Outs

Buying a Custom Bike: Ins and Outs

I was minutes from an all-hands staff meeting when an editorial assistant asked me if I could take a reader call. People were heading to the conference room and shooting me stern looks that ...

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Meet Your Maker Tour

Meet Your Maker Tour

Let’s keep this one simple: Builders in Northern California have been holding a series of rides called the “Meet Your Maker Tour.” It’s a chance to meet and ride with some ...

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San Diego Redux

Flame job by the master: Joe Bell For the last week I’ve been trying to put together a massive image dump of a goodly portion of my 200 or so images I shot at the San Diego Custom Bicycle ...

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The San Diego Custom Bicycle Show

This mid-’90s Bohemian may be the first example of brazed-on metalwork taking the place of a decal. The San Diego Custom Bicycle Show took place this past weekend, still in San Diego (might ...

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