Tag Archives: NAHBS

NAHBS: A Clarification on Judging

NAHBS: A Clarification on Judging

I get a lot of questions about how we judge bikes at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show. I do what I can to be clear about stuff, but I’m not sure all the builders who enter bikes for ...

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Paceline Podcast 143

Paceline Podcast 143

You’d think eating is easy. We’ve all been doing it longer than we can remember. But eating on the bike while pedaling hard enough to make people miss the couch isn’t easy. If ...

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The Pull: Brad Bingham

The Pull: Brad Bingham

On this week’s show, my guest is framebuilder Brad Bingham. He’s been called the finest TIG-welder in the world. Bingham rose to international prominence as a result of his work as a welder ...

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The Pull: Gabriel Lang

The Pull: Gabriel Lang

This week I interview NAHBS Best in Show winner Gabriel Lang of Altruiste Bikes from New Brunswick, Canada. Lang won with a long-travel 29er that was truly unique among the bikes shown at the ...

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2018 NAHBS: Artisan

2018 NAHBS: Artisan

Good lord. When I decided that I’d give everyone the deepest, most in-depth look behind the scenes at how we judge the awards, my desire was just to illustrate the thinking that goes into ...

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2018 NAHBS: Best Finish

2018 NAHBS: Best Finish

I love this award because it’s the one where we are most easily surprised. It’s the one that allows for the broadest creativity, but it’s also the award where my sanity is most ...

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2018 NAHBS: Best Tandem

2018 NAHBS: Best Tandem

The tandem category was unfortunately thin this year. Santana brought an amazing carbon monocoque tandem, a truly fascinating bike and one that has no commercial peer. Unfortunately, it was made ...

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2018 NAHBS: Best Track

2018 NAHBS: Best Track

Best track is a tough category. Because the bikes have a limited amount of componentry, there is a truly limited opportunity to do much to distinguish the bikes from one another. With this ...

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