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On show: North American Handmade Bicycle Show, Part 10

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The titanium head tube on Strong's 'cross bike is beautifully machined.

The titanium head tube on Strong's 'cross bike is beautifully machined.
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Andrews King Cage showed off its steerer-mounted bottle cage bracket.

Andrews King Cage showed off its steerer-mounted bottle cage bracket.
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Parlee's "Tour" variant includes clearance and fittings for center-pull brakes.

Parlee's "Tour" variant includes clearance and fittings for center-pull brakes.
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Parlee can even add rack and fender mounts to its high-end carbon machines according to customer requests.

Parlee can even add rack and fender mounts to its high-end carbon machines according to customer requests.
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Parlee's Z1 Tour variant blends the high performance of the company's top-end machine but with a little more versatility.

Parlee's Z1 Tour variant blends the high performance of the company's top-end machine but with a little more versatility.
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Paul Components' center-pull brakes were a hot commodity at NAHBS.

Paul Components' center-pull brakes were a hot commodity at NAHBS.
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Paul Components offers its tidy chainguide in several fitments including bottom bracket and seat tube mount.

Paul Components offers its tidy chainguide in several fitments including bottom bracket and seat tube mount.
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Paul Components' twin pull lever connects two brakes to a single lever.

Paul Components' twin pull lever connects two brakes to a single lever.
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This tidy Paul Components bit allows lights and computers to mount directly atop the steerer tube.

This tidy Paul Components bit allows lights and computers to mount directly atop the steerer tube.
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Paul Components' clever design lends generous cargo capacity to just about any bike with front rack mounts.

Paul Components' clever design lends generous cargo capacity to just about any bike with front rack mounts.
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Paul Components' new seatpost uses a machined top and a two-bolt head.

Paul Components' new seatpost uses a machined top and a two-bolt head.
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Philosophy's range of bags looked very impressive at NAHBS.

Philosophy's range of bags looked very impressive at NAHBS.
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Pitz says this dropout is structurally sound but it looks a tad dicey to us.

Pitz says this dropout is structurally sound but it looks a tad dicey to us.
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Pitz says this disc-equipped steel 'cross bike has already been successfully raced on the Italian national circuit.

Pitz says this disc-equipped steel 'cross bike has already been successfully raced on the Italian national circuit.
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Rapha now has a collection of keen looking bags.

Rapha now has a collection of keen looking bags.
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Naturally, Rapha's new bags includes some keen detailing.

Naturally, Rapha's new bags includes some keen detailing.
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Rapha's recently introduced casual and commuter garments are not only fashionable but also rather functional.

Rapha's recently introduced casual and commuter garments are not only fashionable but also rather functional.
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Rapha's signature jerseys are offered in a wide range of colors.

Rapha's signature jerseys are offered in a wide range of colors.
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Rapha's new pro-level jersey features a much sleeker fit.

Rapha's new pro-level jersey features a much sleeker fit.
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A Parlee track bike? Sure, why not?

A Parlee track bike? Sure, why not?
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Parlee's track bikes include this simple yet elegant rear-entry horizontal dropouts.

Parlee's track bikes include this simple yet elegant rear-entry horizontal dropouts.
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Ligor came to town with this steel track bike.

Ligor came to town with this steel track bike.
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Milwaukee Bicycle Co. provided the Hayes Bicycle Group with this steel hardtail frame on which to hang its goods at NAHBS.

Milwaukee Bicycle Co. provided the Hayes Bicycle Group with this steel hardtail frame on which to hang its goods at NAHBS.
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Boulder, Colorado builder Mosaic brought a fleet of bikes to NAHBS including this steel 'cross bike.

Boulder, Colorado builder Mosaic brought a fleet of bikes to NAHBS including this steel 'cross bike.
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Mosaic's 29" titanium hardtail was one of the more performance oriented bikes at NAHBS.

Mosaic's 29" titanium hardtail was one of the more performance oriented bikes at NAHBS.
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This lugged steel Mosaic track bike boasted some keen lugwork.

This lugged steel Mosaic track bike boasted some keen lugwork.
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Mosaic outfitted this bike with carved lugs and an extended head tube.

Mosaic outfitted this bike with carved lugs and an extended head tube.
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Fastback seat clusters like on this Mosaic were all over the place at NAHBS.

Fastback seat clusters like on this Mosaic were all over the place at NAHBS.
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Mosaic flipped a 203mm brake caliper adapter upside down for use with a 140mm front rotor.

Mosaic flipped a 203mm brake caliper adapter upside down for use with a 140mm front rotor.
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Mosaic split the seat stay on this bike to allow a belt to pass through.

Mosaic split the seat stay on this bike to allow a belt to pass through.
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Like many builders at NAHBS, Mosaic included a disc-equipped 'cross bike in its collection of display bikes.

Like many builders at NAHBS, Mosaic included a disc-equipped 'cross bike in its collection of display bikes.
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MRP offers its 1.X chain guides in a variety of different colors.

MRP offers its 1.X chain guides in a variety of different colors.
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Panda was one of several builders using wood or bamboo for its bikes.

Panda was one of several builders using wood or bamboo for its bikes.
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Paragon's slick new singlespeed dropouts adjust drivetrain tension with almost no change in bottom bracket height while the pivoting setup helps ensure both sides stay even with each other.

Paragon's slick new singlespeed dropouts adjust drivetrain tension with almost no change in bottom bracket height while the pivoting setup helps ensure both sides stay even with each other.
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Paragon offers custom faceplates to small builders.

Paragon offers custom faceplates to small builders.
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Optional extended head tubes on Parlee frames allow for a taller handlebar height without having to resort to a monster stack of headset spacers.

Optional extended head tubes on Parlee frames allow for a taller handlebar height without having to resort to a monster stack of headset spacers.
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Parlee's modular monocoque frames boast impressive interior wall finishes but even so, they still can't hold a candle to the company's upper-end tube-to-tube joints for cleanliness.

Parlee's modular monocoque frames boast impressive interior wall finishes but even so, they still can't hold a candle to the company's upper-end tube-to-tube joints for cleanliness.
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Parlee fits its track bikes with this tidy seat stay bridge.

Parlee fits its track bikes with this tidy seat stay bridge.
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The rear pockets on Rapha's new pro-level jersey features mesh internal walls to help prevent overheating.

The rear pockets on Rapha's new pro-level jersey features mesh internal walls to help prevent overheating.
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The matching Rapha pro shorts use a slimmer chamois and wide leg bands.

The matching Rapha pro shorts use a slimmer chamois and wide leg bands.
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Rol will also offer deep-section carbon clinchers.

Rol will also offer deep-section carbon clinchers.
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Strong's carbon road frame uses an integrated seatmast.

Strong's carbon road frame uses an integrated seatmast.
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Carl Strong built this titanium 'cross bike with an integrated mast so there's no chance of seatpost slippage.

Carl Strong built this titanium 'cross bike with an integrated mast so there's no chance of seatpost slippage.
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Sylvan Cycles continues to preach the merits of its wooden bikes.

Sylvan Cycles continues to preach the merits of its wooden bikes.
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Syncros previewed its new fast-rolling FLavor tires at NAHBS.

Syncros previewed its new fast-rolling FLavor tires at NAHBS.
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True Fabrication built this 6"-travel 29er with a Ventana rear end.

True Fabrication built this 6"-travel 29er with a Ventana rear end.
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True Fabrication subbed in one cherry bomb on this cherry blossom tree.

True Fabrication subbed in one cherry bomb on this cherry blossom tree.
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True Fabrication's booth included this nicely painted singlespeed.

True Fabrication's booth included this nicely painted singlespeed.
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Vincero's novel bottle design uses a magnetic mount.

Vincero's novel bottle design uses a magnetic mount.
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Watson Cycles showed off this rugged snow bike at NAHBS.

Watson Cycles showed off this rugged snow bike at NAHBS.
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The sleeved seat cluster on this Watson Cycles snow bike looks impressively burly.

The sleeved seat cluster on this Watson Cycles snow bike looks impressively burly.
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Watson Cycles used not just a wooden deck but also capped the tube ends with wooden plugs.

Watson Cycles used not just a wooden deck but also capped the tube ends with wooden plugs.
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Wheel Fanatyk used White Industries guts for its amazing wooden-spoked wheel at NAHBS.

Wheel Fanatyk used White Industries guts for its amazing wooden-spoked wheel at NAHBS.
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Wheel Fanatyk says it's actually going to put this wooden wheel into production.

Wheel Fanatyk says it's actually going to put this wooden wheel into production.
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White Brothers' new Loops suspension fork uses the latest evolution of the company's magnetic valve damper design.

White Brothers' new Loops suspension fork uses the latest evolution of the company's magnetic valve damper design.
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White Industries says the quick-release pedal inserts in its special crankarms are handy for travel bikes.

White Industries says the quick-release pedal inserts in its special crankarms are handy for travel bikes.
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White Industries now offers a dedicated 15mm thru-axle front hub.

White Industries now offers a dedicated 15mm thru-axle front hub.
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Carl Strong showed off his (almost) new full carbon fiber road frame at NAHBS.

Carl Strong showed off his (almost) new full carbon fiber road frame at NAHBS.
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Strong's carbon frame uses fully replaceable dropouts.

Strong's carbon frame uses fully replaceable dropouts.
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Rol wouldn't confirm as much but both its deep-section clincher and tubular wheels look to use Corima rims.

Rol wouldn't confirm as much but both its deep-section clincher and tubular wheels look to use Corima rims.
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Rol's catalog of road wheels continues to grow with new shallow-section carbon tubulars and clinchers.

Rol's catalog of road wheels continues to grow with new shallow-section carbon tubulars and clinchers.
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Neat pivoting dropouts and a split seat stay are found on the rear end of this Rosene.

Neat pivoting dropouts and a split seat stay are found on the rear end of this Rosene.
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New builder Rosene showed off this gorgeous lugged stainless steel singlespeed.

New builder Rosene showed off this gorgeous lugged stainless steel singlespeed.
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Rosene included a beautiful raised logo on its stainless steel bike at NAHBS.

Rosene included a beautiful raised logo on its stainless steel bike at NAHBS.
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The seat cluster on this Rosene uses a combination of lugged and fillet brazed construction.

The seat cluster on this Rosene uses a combination of lugged and fillet brazed construction.
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Sampson previewed a new cassette design that integrates the driver and cogs in one unit and allows for giant axles and bearings.

Sampson previewed a new cassette design that integrates the driver and cogs in one unit and allows for giant axles and bearings.
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Sampson also previewed its Stratics CL crank with hollow carbon fiber arms and a retail price of US$699 with bottom bracket.

Sampson also previewed its Stratics CL crank with hollow carbon fiber arms and a retail price of US$699 with bottom bracket.
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Sampson's new Stratics C8 pedal is claimed to weigh just 95g apiece thanks to a composite body and titanium spindle.

Sampson's new Stratics C8 pedal is claimed to weigh just 95g apiece thanks to a composite body and titanium spindle.
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Sampson says its new System 1 is ideally suited for triathletes, long-distance riders and marathon mountain bike events thanks to its pit-friendly interchangeable sleeve design.

Sampson says its new System 1 is ideally suited for triathletes, long-distance riders and marathon mountain bike events thanks to its pit-friendly interchangeable sleeve design.
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Sarto says that some of its carbon frames can also be built with custom geometry.

Sarto says that some of its carbon frames can also be built with custom geometry.
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The Liger lives in Sarto's uniquely painted time trial bike.

The Liger lives in Sarto's uniquely painted time trial bike.
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Sarto's Vipera was striking in red, white, and black.

Sarto's Vipera was striking in red, white, and black.
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Scrub moves into the brake pad market with fitments for most common makes and models.

Scrub moves into the brake pad market with fitments for most common makes and models.
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Scrub latest metal matrix rotors use aluminum center sections for those who want to go lighter but can't quite afford the company's magnesium-bodied rotors.

Scrub latest metal matrix rotors use aluminum center sections for those who want to go lighter but can't quite afford the company's magnesium-bodied rotors.
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Selle Royal has brought back its old Contour saddle design.

Selle Royal has brought back its old Contour saddle design.
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Strawberry went minimal this year with a single blue-and-white road frame at NAHBS.

Strawberry went minimal this year with a single blue-and-white road frame at NAHBS.
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Wound-Up is early to the game with disc-ready 'cross forks - this one was actually originally built for tandem use.

Wound-Up is early to the game with disc-ready 'cross forks - this one was actually originally built for tandem use.
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Annoura brought this lugged criterium bike all the way from Japan for NAHBS.

Annoura brought this lugged criterium bike all the way from Japan for NAHBS.
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Boo Cycles founder Nick Frey is himself a professional road racer so it's no surprise to something like this included in the range.

Boo Cycles founder Nick Frey is himself a professional road racer so it's no surprise to something like this included in the range.
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Boo Cycles uses tightly wound rubber straps to compress the hand wrapped carbon fiber joints during the curing process, then sands everything smooth.

Boo Cycles uses tightly wound rubber straps to compress the hand wrapped carbon fiber joints during the curing process, then sands everything smooth.
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Brooks once only did its leather saddles in black and various shades of brown but now there are lots of colors to choose from, too, along with matching leather bar tape.

Brooks once only did its leather saddles in black and various shades of brown but now there are lots of colors to choose from, too, along with matching leather bar tape.
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Brooks' new slimline leather grips are offered in various hues to suit your build.

Brooks' new slimline leather grips are offered in various hues to suit your build.
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This tidy Brooks leather seat pack looks to be just the thing to finish off that classic build.

This tidy Brooks leather seat pack looks to be just the thing to finish off that classic build.
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Brooks' leather shoulder bags are expensive but they should also last for years.

Brooks' leather shoulder bags are expensive but they should also last for years.
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Effetto Mariposa says its new Zot! Instantly polymerizes its Caffelatex sealant solution to help plug bigger holes and tears.

Effetto Mariposa says its new Zot! Instantly polymerizes its Caffelatex sealant solution to help plug bigger holes and tears.
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Caletti made good use of an old Chimay cork.

Caletti made good use of an old Chimay cork.
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Caletti brought this keen looking road racer to NAHBS.

Caletti brought this keen looking road racer to NAHBS.
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Japanese cycling clothing company CCP made a return visit to NAHBS with an assortment of leather gloves and keen looking urban commuting wear.

Japanese cycling clothing company CCP made a return visit to NAHBS with an assortment of leather gloves and keen looking urban commuting wear.
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Cinelli is widely known for its standard cork tape but also offers bar wraps in a number of other shapes and textures.

Cinelli is widely known for its standard cork tape but also offers bar wraps in a number of other shapes and textures.
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Retro grouches rejoice! Cinelli is bringing back some old classic bars, including this Giro d'Italia bend. The company is still debating whether to make them 26.0mm or 26.4mm diameter, though.

Retro grouches rejoice! Cinelli is bringing back some old classic bars, including this Giro d'Italia bend. The company is still debating whether to make them 26.0mm or 26.4mm diameter, though.
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This Cinelli series of bar tape features a grippier surface for better purchase, especially in wet conditions.

This Cinelli series of bar tape features a grippier surface for better purchase, especially in wet conditions.
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Cinelli also has this harder-to-find skull-themed tape if you're so inclined.

Cinelli also has this harder-to-find skull-themed tape if you're so inclined.
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Cinelli has reopened the old tooling for some of its classic bars and stems such as this timeless X/A model. The company hasn't decided whether to produce them with 26.4mm clamp diameters for heritage or 26.0mm ones for enhanced compatibility.

Cinelli has reopened the old tooling for some of its classic bars and stems such as this timeless X/A model. The company hasn't decided whether to produce them with 26.4mm clamp diameters for heritage or 26.0mm ones for enhanced compatibility.
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Cole's spoked wheels use freely rotating aluminum barrels to seat the spoke heads in the hub flange, saying they allow for more precise spoke alignment and higher tensions.

Cole's spoked wheels use freely rotating aluminum barrels to seat the spoke heads in the hub flange, saying they allow for more precise spoke alignment and higher tensions.
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In addition to a variety of spoked wheels, Cole also offers this trispoke model.

In addition to a variety of spoked wheels, Cole also offers this trispoke model.
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Boo Cycles' hand wrapped carbon fiber joints allows for a lot of creativity.

Boo Cycles' hand wrapped carbon fiber joints allows for a lot of creativity.
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Boo Cycles sources its raw materials from Vietnam and uses a special processing treatment that it says prevents cracking.

Boo Cycles sources its raw materials from Vietnam and uses a special processing treatment that it says prevents cracking.
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Annoura also showed this cream-colored singlespeed urban bike complete with an intriguing threaded/threadless stem.

Annoura also showed this cream-colored singlespeed urban bike complete with an intriguing threaded/threadless stem.
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Annoura says this set of motorized rollers is designed to help track racers warm up their legs before events.

Annoura says this set of motorized rollers is designed to help track racers warm up their legs before events.
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Matt Appleman's handbuilt carbon fiber road frame was tucked in the corner of NAHBS' new builder area.

Matt Appleman's handbuilt carbon fiber road frame was tucked in the corner of NAHBS' new builder area.
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Matt Appleman says his exterior carbon fiber overlay is inspired by DNA's helical structure with the strand spacing adjusted depending on how much reinforcement he wants in a particular area.

Matt Appleman says his exterior carbon fiber overlay is inspired by DNA's helical structure with the strand spacing adjusted depending on how much reinforcement he wants in a particular area.
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Arundel may be best known for its carbon fiber bottle cages but it was its motorized derny bike that drew all the attention at NAHBS.

Arundel may be best known for its carbon fiber bottle cages but it was its motorized derny bike that drew all the attention at NAHBS.
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Arundel is working on some new accessories, including this classically styled floor pump with wooden handle and armored gauge.

Arundel is working on some new accessories, including this classically styled floor pump with wooden handle and armored gauge.
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The head on Arundel's upcoming floor pump uses a secure, threaded head with a thumbwheel for faster attachment and removal.

The head on Arundel's upcoming floor pump uses a secure, threaded head with a thumbwheel for faster attachment and removal.
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Arundel is also developing a new saddle with full carbon fiber construction and leather covers.

Arundel is also developing a new saddle with full carbon fiber construction and leather covers.
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Carbon fiber keeps things light on Arundel's new saddle but it's the surprisingly flexible shell (a la fi'zi:k's Aliante Twin Flex) that looks the most interesting to ride.

Carbon fiber keeps things light on Arundel's new saddle but it's the surprisingly flexible shell (a la fi'zi:k's Aliante Twin Flex) that looks the most interesting to ride.
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Bamboosero's reach is twofold: on the one hand, the unique construction and natural materials made for easier and cheaper assembly for local developing areas while there's also a more refined range for those that simply want something more unique.

Bamboosero's reach is twofold: on the one hand, the unique construction and natural materials made for easier and cheaper assembly for local developing areas while there's also a more refined range for those that simply want something more unique.
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Sliding dropouts on Bicycle Innovations' striking downhill bike allow for tunable handling.

Sliding dropouts on Bicycle Innovations' striking downhill bike allow for tunable handling.
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Bicycle Innovations had the only true downhill bike at this year's NAHBS.

Bicycle Innovations had the only true downhill bike at this year's NAHBS.
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The top tube-mounted linkage both controls the shock rate while also helping to stiffen the single-pivot rear swingarm.

The top tube-mounted linkage both controls the shock rate while also helping to stiffen the single-pivot rear swingarm.
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Interestingly, Bicycle Innovations uses a carbon fiber top tube on its downhill bike in an effort to shave a few grams from the otherwise all-steel frame.

Interestingly, Bicycle Innovations uses a carbon fiber top tube on its downhill bike in an effort to shave a few grams from the otherwise all-steel frame.
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Bilenky Cycle Works is best known for its more classic builds but it also does more racing-oriented stuff, too.

Bilenky Cycle Works is best known for its more classic builds but it also does more racing-oriented stuff, too.
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Boo Cycles fitted one of its NAHBS bikes with this novel one-piece bar and stem made of handwrapped carbon fiber and bamboo.

Boo Cycles fitted one of its NAHBS bikes with this novel one-piece bar and stem made of handwrapped carbon fiber and bamboo.
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Boo Cycles is using these rather elegant looking bottle mounts on its bamboo frames.

Boo Cycles is using these rather elegant looking bottle mounts on its bamboo frames.
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Columbus is working hard to improve inventories of its highly sought-after XCr stainless steel tubing along with new shapes such as this chain stay.

Columbus is working hard to improve inventories of its highly sought-after XCr stainless steel tubing along with new shapes such as this chain stay.
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Cyfac was one of several bigger companies to display at NAHBS. The top-end Absolu features custom sizing, a tapered head tube, a BB30 bottom bracket, and optional internal routing for Shimano Dura-Ace Di2.

Cyfac was one of several bigger companies to display at NAHBS. The top-end Absolu features custom sizing, a tapered head tube, a BB30 bottom bracket, and optional internal routing for Shimano Dura-Ace Di2.
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Among Cyfac's multitude of options for its flagship Absolu model is a broad palette of paint choices.

Among Cyfac's multitude of options for its flagship Absolu model is a broad palette of paint choices.
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This small-wheeled utility/travel bike was among the interesting offerings displayed in the Gallus booth at NAHBS.

This small-wheeled utility/travel bike was among the interesting offerings displayed in the Gallus booth at NAHBS.
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Gaulzetti brought this TIG-welded aluminum road racer, built with Dedacciai tubing and featuring a 44mm head tube, BB30 bottom bracket shell, an integrated seatmast and internal wiring for the Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 group.

Gaulzetti brought this TIG-welded aluminum road racer, built with Dedacciai tubing and featuring a 44mm head tube, BB30 bottom bracket shell, an integrated seatmast and internal wiring for the Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 group.
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The Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 battery is cleanly attached to the back of the seatmast on this Gaulzetti.

The Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 battery is cleanly attached to the back of the seatmast on this Gaulzetti.
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Guru's new Dynamic Fit Cycle can adjust the rider's position while they're riding - and the integrated Computrainer measures power output throughout so changes can be instantly evaluated for performance, too.

Guru's new Dynamic Fit Cycle can adjust the rider's position while they're riding - and the integrated Computrainer measures power output throughout so changes can be instantly evaluated for performance, too.
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Guru offers a wide range of road and time trial/triathlon bikes built from carbon fiber, titanium, aluminum, or steel.

Guru offers a wide range of road and time trial/triathlon bikes built from carbon fiber, titanium, aluminum, or steel.
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Guru went full stealth for its time trial/triathlon bike at NAHBS.

Guru went full stealth for its time trial/triathlon bike at NAHBS.
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Guru took the typically mundane concept of a replaceable derailleur hanger and turned it into a styling element on its titanium road bike.

Guru took the typically mundane concept of a replaceable derailleur hanger and turned it into a styling element on its titanium road bike.
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Rather than leave it just plain grey, Guru dressed up its titanium road bike at NAHBS with a keen half-masked white paint job.

Rather than leave it just plain grey, Guru dressed up its titanium road bike at NAHBS with a keen half-masked white paint job.
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Steve Hampsten (Andy's brother) built this S&S titanium road bike for California-based cycling journalist Bruce Hildenbrand.

Steve Hampsten (Andy's brother) built this S&S titanium road bike for California-based cycling journalist Bruce Hildenbrand.
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Hampsten showed an impressive collection of bikes at NAHBS, incluidng this lugged steel dirt road bike.

Hampsten showed an impressive collection of bikes at NAHBS, incluidng this lugged steel dirt road bike.
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This Hampsten TIG-welded road bike is ready for the wet with its long-reach brake calipers and full fenders.

This Hampsten TIG-welded road bike is ready for the wet with its long-reach brake calipers and full fenders.
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Hampsten built this steel road bike with Columbus Max tubing.

Hampsten built this steel road bike with Columbus Max tubing.
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Hampsten's titanium frame fabrication is now done completely in-house.

Hampsten's titanium frame fabrication is now done completely in-house.
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The extended seat tube on this Hampsten titanium frame adds an interesting look.

The extended seat tube on this Hampsten titanium frame adds an interesting look.
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The Hayes Bicycle Group commissioned a few custom frames to show off its parts at NAHBS, including this intriguing dirt jumper.

The Hayes Bicycle Group commissioned a few custom frames to show off its parts at NAHBS, including this intriguing dirt jumper.
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Hayes Bicycle Group's dirt jumper show frame sported an interesting chain stay bridge.

Hayes Bicycle Group's dirt jumper show frame sported an interesting chain stay bridge.
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HED was on hand at NAHBS this year touting its wide-profile C2 family of wheels. Based on what we've seen from other companies, the idea is catching on.

HED was on hand at NAHBS this year touting its wide-profile C2 family of wheels. Based on what we've seen from other companies, the idea is catching on.
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FSA's latest Afterburner mountain bike crankset retains the hollow-forged aluminum arms but adds a carbon fiber chainring spider.

FSA's latest Afterburner mountain bike crankset retains the hollow-forged aluminum arms but adds a carbon fiber chainring spider.
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New builder Foresta brought this clean-looking lugged steel road bike to NAHBS.

New builder Foresta brought this clean-looking lugged steel road bike to NAHBS.
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Cyfac claims its unique stay treatment lends a smoother ride than either traditional or wishbone layouts.

Cyfac claims its unique stay treatment lends a smoother ride than either traditional or wishbone layouts.
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The Cyfac Absolu top tube sports a slight channel down the upper surface.

The Cyfac Absolu top tube sports a slight channel down the upper surface.
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A tidy mini-rack is fitted to the front end of this Cyfac randonneur machine.

A tidy mini-rack is fitted to the front end of this Cyfac randonneur machine.
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Cyfac also offers more traditional machines such as this lugged steel randonneur bike.

Cyfac also offers more traditional machines such as this lugged steel randonneur bike.
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Not surprisingly, Cyfac's full-carbon road tandem was remarkably light, especially with this high-zoot build kit.

Not surprisingly, Cyfac's full-carbon road tandem was remarkably light, especially with this high-zoot build kit.
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Demon was one of the new builders at NAHBS, arriving in Austin with this fetching dirt jumper frame.

Demon was one of the new builders at NAHBS, arriving in Austin with this fetching dirt jumper frame.
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Demon was new to NAHBS but we suspect it won't be the last we've heard of them.

Demon was new to NAHBS but we suspect it won't be the last we've heard of them.
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This DeSalvo was one of a few singlespeed road bikes seen at NAHBS.

This DeSalvo was one of a few singlespeed road bikes seen at NAHBS.
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This titanium DeSalvo 'cross bike should last some lucky user a lifetime.

This titanium DeSalvo 'cross bike should last some lucky user a lifetime.
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The carefully masked logo lends a unique look while requiring minimal paint.

The carefully masked logo lends a unique look while requiring minimal paint.
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This DeSalvo looks to be a nice way to get around town with its internally geared rear hub, full fenders, upright positioning, and internal brakes.

This DeSalvo looks to be a nice way to get around town with its internally geared rear hub, full fenders, upright positioning, and internal brakes.
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DeSalvo also showed off this neat titanium singlespeed 29er with a slightly bowed top tube.

DeSalvo also showed off this neat titanium singlespeed 29er with a slightly bowed top tube.
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New builder Dornbox modeled this steel road racer after a Hollywood racecar.

New builder Dornbox modeled this steel road racer after a Hollywood racecar.
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The inside of Enve Composites' new 'cross chain stays features a stiffening rib down the center.

The inside of Enve Composites' new 'cross chain stays features a stiffening rib down the center.
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Enve Composites now offers builders ready-made carbon fiber stays for 'cross bikes.

Enve Composites now offers builders ready-made carbon fiber stays for 'cross bikes.
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Effetto Mariposa adds a giant 10-60Nm torque wrench to its range for 2011 with sturdy steel construction and a trick flip-flop reversible head.

Effetto Mariposa adds a giant 10-60Nm torque wrench to its range for 2011 with sturdy steel construction and a trick flip-flop reversible head.
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fi'zi:k's shoes are finally beginning to ship to dealers.

fi'zi:k's shoes are finally beginning to ship to dealers.
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Curtis Inglis is a one-man builder but he commands two brands: Retrotec and Inglis.

Curtis Inglis is a one-man builder but he commands two brands: Retrotec and Inglis.
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We wrap up our coverage of the 2011 North American Handmade Bicycle Show with a final image gallery of some the best things we saw on the show floor that we haven't yet shown you.

We may not have managed to cover everything that was on display at NAHBS this year but we came pretty close. So sit back, relax, and set aside a good chunk of time.

Next year's show heads back west to Sacramento, California - we'll see you there.

Paul Components' center-pull brakes were a hot commodity at NAHBS. Photo: James Huang

Mosaic outfitted this bike with carved lugs and an extended head tube. Photo: James Huang

Watson Cycles showed off this rugged snow bike at NAHBS. Photo: James Huang

Boo Cycles fitted one of its NAHBS bikes with this novel one-piece bar and stem made of handwrapped carbon fiber and bamboo. Photo: James Huang

Demon was new to NAHBS but we suspect it won't be the last we've heard of them. Photo: James Huang

For the full gallery, click here.