North American Handmade Bicycle Show

Last weekend was the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Indianapolis, IN. Since the show moved from Oregon to Indiana, I had plans to attend, but my plans just didn’t work out. I ended up having to follow the show online. Both the sport and business of cycling fascinate me. Horst Engineering has roots in bikes. Our founder, Harry Livingston, was a bike builder in Germany in the 1930’s prior to immigrating to the United States. We have one old photo that shows him with a team of workers in the bike factory where he worked. Once you meet bike builders, you realize how technology advanced a bicycle is and can be. Many great minds have emerged from bicycles and made their way into other industries. Even Leonardo Da Vinci sketched bikes along with his other great designs.Β 

NAHBS is ground zero for the craftsman in the frame building business. In its fifth year, it attracts all the big name builders, many up and comers, and a lot of gawkers. The bikes built for the show are works of art and functional craftsmanship. www.cyclingnews.com did a good job covering the show. As did Velo News. Look to those sources and the official site for great photos and solid reporting.

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