Bikes and Builders– NAHBS 2013

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Rick Hunter poses with the superlongfatbike for Scott Felter.

Real people are behind the handmade things at NAHBS.  These people are artists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and cyclists, all at the same time.


Sean Walling / Soulcraft Bikes

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James Bleakely / Black Sheep Bikes

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Scott Felter / Porcelain Rocket

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Todd Robison / Twenty2 Cycles

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Dave Kelley / Vibe Cycles

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Rick Hunter / Hunter Cycles

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Bruce Gordon / Bruce Gordon Cycles

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Andy Peirce / AMPeirce Cycles

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Dave Wages / Ellis Cycles

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Felix Fried / Shed 6

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Josh Culbertson / Avery County Cycles

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Renold Yip / Yipsan Bicycles

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John Littleford / Littleford Bicycles

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Aaron Stinner / Stinner Frameworks

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Eric Fischer / Inside Line Equipment

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Koushou Kinugawa / Helavna Cycles

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Steve Potts / Steve Potts Bicycles

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Ron Andrews / King Cage

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4 thoughts on “Bikes and Builders– NAHBS 2013

  1. King Cage Ron repaired Alyssa’s Ti frame last year for a couple bucks and some AK salmon, and there is a check for my mom from Bruce Gordon sitting in my garage right now because she paid for shipping twice on a birthday present (tires) she bought for me.
    I love the small world connections of bike geeks.

    • Ron and Bruce are two of the more interesting characters pictured here. Bruce tried to sell me a pair of his tires, as he did with everyone else that walked through the door at the small BG/Herse/DiNucci/Nobilette event.

    • Thanks Andy! It’s my first camera, and I’ve been happy to learn with it. I still see a lot of room for improvement and am confident that I have a long way before I outgrow this camera. Not bad for less than $500.

      Actually, I found a source for the exact camera and lens I have– the Olympus E-PM1– for $299 ( I would highly recommend this model, for the price. The camera body will accept other lenses in the Micro Four-Thirds family, which allows some significant customization.


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