Tag Archives: Tom Kellogg

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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2018 NAHBS: Best Road

2018 NAHBS: Best Road

In a way, of the various category awards, best road bike is Dickensian. It brings out both the all-stops-pulled efforts and the utterly phoned-in assumptions. Simply put, it’s not enough to ...

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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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