Bristol Temple Meads again hosted the UK handmade bicycle show, the event for showcasing the best custom fabricated bicycles. This year didn’t disappoint for displays of craftsmanship.
Here’s my selection of shots.
Daccordi track and cross framesets. Cross only had front disc option?
Daccordi steel road frameset in columbus. Modern track and road also.
Cloud 9 commuter
Carbon Bastion with 3d printed titanium lugs
These parts were incredibly light, all 3d printed
Classic build from Malcolm
Interesting design from TBikes that converted levered pedal motion into rotary. No chain!
Great little sports tourer in the new builders section.
Ask bikes with an elevated stay bike, easy to add belt drive.
Speaking of belt drive….
A great Lo-Pro style single speed from Brelis
Swallow bikes with a Chris King adorned beauty.
Amazing details, the adjusters in the lugs are a work of art.
Titanium framed Navi.
With NOS Campagnolo group.
Baum looking great.
Great looking paint job on their cyclo cross bike.
Planet X displaying their Holdsworth frames with pride.
Engineered had some really interesting bikes.
These carbon fibre leaf sprung fork were a real head turner.
Great paint schemes.
Bear cycles single speed.
Bear cycles mixte style shopper.
Bear cycles one sided 27.5+.
Great hub detail and Paul disc brake.
Paul levers are a thing of beauty.
Are they remaking the Goodies?
An on stilts single sided upright town bike.
Neon Craddock and their new name Filament.
Stunning race bike by Before Carbon from Italy.
Before Carbon gravel.
Aluminium gravel and fixed gear models.
Lewellyn dressed to impress.
August bicycles perfected the understated look.
Lots of custom components on this one
Modified cast fork crown, custom machined hubs. Front has a dynamo built in for lights and USB power.
Rear hub is actually a Sturmey Archer 3 speed with coaster brake. Cast brake flange allows direct mount to the frame.
Battaglin had some classic looking frames on display.
And some not so classic racey frames.
Bike of the show for me. So many subtle touches on this Saffron.
A hardcore fixie….
Wittson, titanium and classic lines.
Condor doing Condor well.
The Bentley of bikes.
Bice bicycles from Italy.
Shand adventure bike.
More geometric patterns on Granule bikes stand.
This Blacksmith just looked fast.
Interesting brake and shifter combo.
Love the lattice chainrings from KCNC.
More patterns looking hot.
Any bike that delivers beer is cool.
An amazing contraption that gives feedback on steering sensitivity based on rake angle, dropout offset, and head angle.
Enigma frames were as as sharp as ever.
Some great builds as well.
Custom hand drawn artwork on this frame. 70 hours each apparently.
And the man at work there and then.
Look Mum No Hands provided great coffee.
Some awesome bikes on display, great to see people still putting love into the construction of the greatest invention of the history of the world. Bicycles rule OK!