Bespoked - The UK Handmade Bicycle Show -  A Celebration of Handmade Bicycles & Those Who Make Them

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NEW FRAMEBUILDERS

DEAR SUSAN

Fresh from his successful USA pilgrimage, frame building Odyssey and debut appearance at the North American Handmade Bicycles Show Petor Georgallou of Dear Susan comes to Bespoked riding a spiritually enlightened path towards building average bikes for average people as a substrate for extra ordinary paint.

‘Petor comes at cycling from a place of fun, experimentation, and sometimes radical self-expression. Dear Susan bicycles are a breath of fresh air for even the most cynical and furrowed-browed frame building enthusiast.’

Anna Schwin

Maker - Petor Georgallou

Designer - Petor Georgallou

Where - Margate

 

http://www.dearsusan.co.uk

Petor@dearsusan.co.uk

0794 6543 145

demon frameworks

Demon Frameworks is about design, craftsmanship and tradition. Making traditional lugged steel frames with the unmistakable Hermes lugs and also striking one-off designs that cannot be found anywhere else. Alongside framebuilding Demon also offers a beautiful and functional weather-proof cycling jacket made in England with the historic Ventile ™ fabric.

Maker - Tom Warmerdam

Designer - Tom Warmerdam

Where - Southampton

 

www.demonframeworks.com

tom@demonframeworks.com

+44 (0) 02380 639194

enigma

Passion, experience and pride – these things define the Enigma brand, these along with a fervent desire to show the world how good British manufacturing can be. Our experience comes from a dedicated team of British craftsman with decades of knowledge of lightweight bicycle design. Years spent designing, building, and riding the world’s finest lightweight bikes and components. Our pride and passion is in the work we do and the products we produce. We are proud to be producing world class British products to sell to the world.

Maker - Joe Walker / Sam Watson

Designer - Richard Lambert / Greg Stevens

Where - East Sussex

Enigma Bicycle Works, 13 Apex Park, Diplocks Way, Hailsham, East Sussex. BN27 3JU

www.enigmabikes.com

sales@enigmabikes.com

01323 845849

exzentriker

Building bicycle frames since 1995 with lots of breaks, due to studying, job and riding rather than building, I did start over in 2014 in my own small shop. This was made possible through fantastic friends like Kai, Recep, Flori, Sean, Ross and most important Esther.  Since 1998, when done with racing, I do love my SingleSpeed and lately my 29er MonsterCrosser.  With ideas like the original exzentriker, at first realized with Habi, its derivations, the spanner or steel frames – ingenious components are solving problems nagging cyclists now and in the future.

Maker - Toby

 

Designer - Toby

Where - Freiburg, Germany

Exzentriker, Tobias Wasser, Hildastr. 24, 79102, Freiburg, Germany

www.ex-zentriker.de

info@ex-zentriker.de

 

Fahrradbau Stolz

We are fascinated by the bicycle,a fast and eco-friendly means of transport, a sturdy and inexpensive transport vehicle, an efficient piece of sport equipment and a means of travel that puts you in touch with nature.

All of us are cycling enthusiasts, and we all demand a great deal of our bicycles. The experience that we have gathered over time serves as the basis of our company. It also directly influences both our bicycle construction and our product line.

Maker - Stefan Bellini

Designer - Röbi Stolz

Where - Zurich

 

www.fahrradbaustolz.ch

 

+41 (0)44 362 92 90

Feather cycles

Feather Cycles uses traditional methods to create custom cycle frames from the latest and also classic materials. Building frames to suit the customers needs and wants, all the while adding unique details to separate your bike from the masses. At Feather Cycles the highest quality is key and many, many hours are spent on each and every frame to make sure you get your perfect bicycle!

Maker - Ricky Feather

Designer - Ricky Feather

Where - Yorkshire

 

www.feathercycles.com

ricky@feathercycles.com

 +44(0)7525243146

Findra

FINDRA is an award-winning ‘outdoor adventure’ clothing brand combining style and function.

Based in Scotland Founder Alex Feechan has created in FINDRA a unique brand and a product offering of stylish performance garments that can be worn across multiple outdoor activities and for leisure. Launched in the niche market specific to female cycling the business has grown to encompass many outdoor activities, led by the customer who loves to wear FINDRA whilst enjoying a range of activities.

April this year sees FINDRA launch their first men's collection at Bespoked, an exciting step for the brand and a great opportunity to open up the brand to many more outdoor lovers and adventurers.

 

www.findra.co.uk

 http://findra.co.uk/contact/

01896 208 170

Golden Age Cycles

Buying, selling and restoring classic racing cycles. Golden Age Cycles of Bicester was established in 2015 to cater for the growing interest in classic racing cycles made by the likes of Hetchins, Bates, Claud Butler, Mercian and many many others. Our Bicester showroom contains over 200 classic cycles and frames including steel, carbon, aluminium, and sometimes titanium, magnesium and bamboo! We are always looking to purchase quality used bikes, components and ephemera. We also offer valuations for insurance and probate.

 

Unit 137 Bicester Heritage Park, Bicester, Oxfordshire. OX26 5HA

WWW.GoldenAgeCycles.co.uk

Enquiries@Goldenagecycles.co.uk

01295 722427 / 07952 062201

grafton saddler

Grafton Saddler offers custom leather work for bicycles. We specialise in bespoke bike saddle recovers using traditional shoemaking techniques and the very best quality of leather.

Based in our workshop in Shoreditch, London, each piece is designed, hand cut, punched and stitched in house.

Maker -

Designer -

Where -  London

Grafton Saddler, Somerset House, Makerversity, The Strand, London, WC2R 1LA

www.graftonsaddler.com

hello@graftonsaddler.com

+44 (0) 7769 940 774

Grinduro

At its heart, Grinduro combines a gravel grinder race with enduro-style timed stages. But the magic happens when you add premium food, an art & bike festival, high-quality music and camping in an epic location.

It’s a winning formula with a global following, making the word GRINDURO! a rallying cry for a burgeoning category of adventure cycling.

In 2020 our event schedule is to include Switzerland, UK, Canada, US, Japan and Australia!

 

hallet handbuilt cycles

I build cycles and framesets for anything from laden touring and audax-style riding to competitive cycling, in steel, using the traditional techniques of brazing, fillet brazing and silver soldering.

I began building cycle frames having spent more than 20 years testing and reviewing bikes and writing about the intricacies of cycling technology for publications including Cycling Weekly, Cycle Sport, Rouleur, Procycling and Cycling Plus.

Maker - Richard Hallett

Designer - Richard Hallett

Where - Wales

 

www.halletthandbuiltcycles.com

 

 richardhallett@btinternet.com

 

Heim bicycles

Heim bicycles is a one man company based in Trondheim, Norway. As a novice builder in the bikescene, this will be my second year at the Bespoked after building for about 1 year. I strictly build with steel, mostly Columbus and Reynolds with love for both lugs and fillets. My work is based on oldschool building. We're talking full scale blueprints by hand, building off table and mitering with handfiles, none of that fancy stuff, keeping it simple and rad. I build forks, wheels, frames and do all the paintwork myself. Check out my stand and let's have a chat. Looking forward to seeing you at this years show!

Maker - Sander Kommedahl

Designer -Sander Kommedahl

Where - Norway

Leangenvegen 14, Trondheim, Norway

http://www.heimbicycles.com

 heimbicycles@gmail.com

 heimbicycles@gmail.com

hilite-bikes

Basel based full custom workshop designing broad range of bikes from race, commuting, touring, tandem and MTB frames made of titanium. Best Taiwanese-handmade frames with 30 years history. All our frame are designed inhouse using sophisticated 3D CAD tools. Each Frame and wheel is hand built to the needs and demands of the new owner. We are a highly specialized in bikes with Pinion, Rohloff and the Gates belt drive. But certainly derailleur shifted bikes are also our daily business.

Maker -

Designer - Biagio Colletto

Where - Basel, Switzerland

J.J. Balmestrasse 3 / CH-4053 Basel / Switzerland

www.hilite-bikes.com/titan

info@hilite-bikes.com

 

We are a Japanese mudguards manufacturer for bicycles, rickshaws and motorbikes established in 1949 in Tokyo Japan.

We have been making aluminum, brass and sometimes titanium mudguards using our high level craftsmanship going back many years.

We produce a wide range of products for ATB, Touring, Gravel road, Commuter, Road and foldable bicycles.

You can find your favorite mudguards from our wide variety of 30 models.

Our popular ‘”HONJO” products are handcrafted by our passionate professionals.

 

 

christopher@iglebike.com

978-626-1193

Igleheart Custom Frames & Forks

Christopher Igleheart has a lifelong love of the bicycle. After running his own bike shop for many years in Portland, Maine, he became an early champion of mountain bikes. At the legendary Fat City Cycles, Igleheart honed his craft. From there he started out on his own, making cross bikes, commuter bikes, tandems, mountain bikes and the — now famous — Traditional New England Segmented Fork (TNESF). Christopher brings a lifetime of bicycle knowledge and passion to every build.

Maker Christopher Igleheart

Designer - Christopher Igleheart

Where - Portland, USA

108 N Page Street, Portland, OR 97227

ingrid component

A 2 years old brand with a new vision in bicycle transmission components' design. Ingrid is the fusion of different professionals figures: designers and engineers, but also consolidated riders who wanted to analyze and review the components of their two wheels.

Maker -Giulio Mancini

Designer - Giulio Mancini

Where - Italy

MOS via La Villa 28, Localita' Villa del Monte, 61034 Ghilardino PU, Italy

www.ingrid.bike

info@ingrid.bike

 00393355321392

 

Jolie Rouge Cycles

''Rouge'', like the pirate's flag, screaming « No quarter, No mercy », ''Jolie'' like a ship foaming the spray of our planet.

I handcraft adventure bikes hidden away in my workshop.

The bikes have a way of speaking for themselves, and the only target is that the bike speaks for you!

 

www.jolierougecycles.fr

 

+33 (0)6 37 94 15 42

Designer -

French Alps, Chambéry

Maker

Where - French Alps, Chambéry

 Lauf Cycling

Lauf is Icelandic for “Leaf” which describes the company’s super-light, innovative leaf spring suspension forks which were conceived in 2010 over a bike-ride aprés beer.

Benedikt Skulasson at the time was an R&D engineer for a high-end composite prosthetic foot company when he pitched his idea to his good friendand industrial designer Gudberg Bjornsson. Proving the technology first in mountain biking, the business for Lauf has really taken off with their Grit and GritSL gravel forks.

The glass fibre springs are bonded into the carbon fibre structure and offer 30mm of zero maintenance shock absorption with exceptional small bump performance.

 info@upgradebikes.co.uk

01403 711611

UK distributor: Upgrade Bikes Ltd A-B Star Road Trading Estate, Partridge Green, West Sussex, RH13 8RA

My grandfather Mimi, who used to help me fixing my bike, gave me the enthusiasm for cycling. My Grandma Delfina’s brothers were two passionate pistards, in fact they used to steal money from her pocket to go riding in the Vigorelli velodrome.

In addition, two cousins of my grandma were skilled framebuilders in the 40s who worked in the golden years for F.B. and Campagnolo

In 2008, as I started riding track bikes, I began to attend to workshops of my town’s framebuilders, and then I became passionate about this job.