Tag Archives: Chris Bishop

The Bishop

The Bishop

One of the greatest currencies we can share is trust. To simply put your faith in another person and let go of the outcome. It’s not easy, but the rewards are great. The greatest ...

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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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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 #10

NAHBS #10

Cherubim Strange but true. The North American Handmade Bicycle Show will celebrate its tenth anniversary with next week’s gathering in Charlotte, North Carolina. Has it really been ten ...

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A Vist to Joe Bell

A Vist to Joe Bell

There’s something about visiting the workshop of a craftsman who began honing his skills before Greg LeMond headed to Europe. If you cut Joe Bell (and I don’t mean shiv him), his ...

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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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Badges of Pride

There was a time when a head tube badge was a company’s calling card. That time coincided with the United States’ rise as a capital ‘S’ Superpower. We’re talking ...

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NAHBS: Beginning the Debrief

This is my favorite shot from the show. This is Mark DiNucci, a true god of frame building giving a pat to his heir-apparent, Chris Bishop. The thrill on Bishop’s face is more than apparent ...

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NAHBS Day Two

Okay, today I’m going to show just one bike. Partly because I’m that in love with it and partly because of this insanely slow Interweb connection I have. I could spend the day trying ...

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