Tag: handmade

Custom bike-frame builder and cycling advocate die during RAGBRAI

A bicyclist remembered as a renowned Iowa custom bike-frame builder collapsed during Monday’s stage of RAGBRAI and later was pronounced dead at a hospital. [Update: Later in the week, on Wednesday, a Sioux City man died of a heart attack in his tent. George “Frank” Brinkerhoff, 74, was president of the Siouxland Cyclists bike club. KTIV.com said he …

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Bicycle builders win awards in Sacramento

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show gives bike builders an opportunity to display their wares to the public. It also gives them a chance to gain recognition for their hard work. At this year’s 8th annual show in Sacramento, a Japanese family business took the top honors with Best of Show and the President’s Award …

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