There were many fixed-gear bikes on display at Bespoked. But while fixies have been a feature of city streets for years now, many of the Bespoked machines reflected a more recent trend.
Daccordi has returned to tempt the discerning with the romance of Italy.
The basic product concept is a high-quality, minimal-maintenance steel-framed machine.
The enigmatic name of this Welsh builder comes from its partners, Jonathan Paulus and Jose Quiros.
This South African builder is a rarity back home.
Now head of art and design at a college in Winchester, Mark Jones once worked as a bike mechanic and it shows.
London framebuilder Jon Davis sees himself as one of a new generation bicycle enthusiasts-turned-craftspeople.
Bamboo may be the composite tubing that literally grows as trees, but while any gardener who has let it get out of control knows all too well, this wonder material is not easily mastered.
For a good news story in bicycle building, look no further than Andrew Jones and Jonathan Clark, the design technology teacher and workshop technician at Adams’ Grammar School in Newport, Shropshire.
Built literally for show, this spectacular super-travel full suspension mountain bike is COFA Engineering’s way of showing off what it can do.
This husband-and-wife outfit was literally on a research trip to Bespoked, showing off two of the four bikes built to date by racer-turned-builder John Ross. His first and so far only blog entry, of 28 November 2013, is a photo of a shipping container being deposited in what could be his back garden in Bristol: “Its …