Off-road beauties from Breadwinner, Independent Fabrication and more
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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