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NAHBS 2014 Gallery: The mountain bikes on show - Part I

Josh Patterson/Future Publishing
March 17, 2014, 9:23 GMT,
March 17, 2014, 12:23 GMT

This article first appeared on Bikeradar

Fat bikes and gravel grinders made up a sizable portion of the eye candy at this year’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show, though mountain bikes were a common sight as well.

Mountain bike’s built around 650B (27.5in) wheels made up the lion’s share of the off-road machines. Many builders opted to gravitate away from traditional cross-country geometry and more progressive, trail-oriented builds with slacker geometry designed around longer travel suspension forks; terms such as “trail” and “enduro hardtails” were frequently employed by builders to describe their creations.

Click through the gallery at right for a detailed look some of the mountain bikes from this year’s show.


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