All the Best Bikes from the 2018 NAHBS

Over the weekend, all the best hand-built bicycles were in one place,  Hartford Connecticut. The North American Handbuilt Bicycle Show (NAHBS) brought together nearly 160 international and American independent bicycle exhibitors and while there were countless incredible creations to behold only a handful can be deemed winners. Here’s a roundup of the 22 best bikes from the show (listed in order of gallery above):

  1. Best in Show: Altruiste Bicycle Company —  More Information: Here

  2. President’s Choice: Salt Air Cycles —  More Information: Here

  3. Best Lugged Frame and Best Road Bike: J. P. Weigle —  More Information: Here

  4. Best TIG Welded: Kent Eriksen Cycles —  More Information: Here

  5. Best Mountain Bike: Altruiste Bicycle Company —  More Information: Here

  6. Best Cyclocross Bike: Triton Bikes —  More Information: Here

  7. Best Gravel Bike: Breismeister Bicycles —  More Information: Here

  8. Best Tandem Bike: Chapman Cycles —  More Information: Here

  9. Best Carbon Layup: Crumpton Cycles —  More Information: Here

  10. Best Track Bike: Tred Bikes —  More Information: Here

  11. Best Finish: Enigma Bicycle Works —  More Information: Here

  12. Best City/Utility: Salt Air Cycles —  More Information: Here

  13. Best Artisan Bike: Blacksheep Bikes —  More Information: Here

  14. Best Fillet Brazed: Bishop Bikes —  More Information: Here

  15. Special Judges Exhibit Award: No. 22 Bicycles —  More Information: Here

  16. Best New Exhibitor: Eyewater Bicycles —  More Information: Here

  17. Campagnolo Best Build: Enigma Bicycle Works —  More Information: Here

  18. Columbus Best Build: Sklar Bikes —  More Information: Here

  19. Columbus Best Build: Stinner Frameworks —  More Information: Here

  20. Columbus Best Build: Don Walker Cycles —  More Information: Here

  21. Best Silca Build: FiftyOne Bikes —  More Information: Here

  22. Best Boyd Build: Vélocolour —  More Information: Here

I want to ride the wheels off that Stinner.

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