Archive for March 2010

Chicago Cross Cup Vid And Bike There

March 10th, 2010 — 7:52am

There are at least a handful of ‘cross racers in the Mid-Atlantic region with aspirations to ride their bikes to as many MABRA races as possible, next season. Our friendly Internet overlords at Google make that a little bit easier today with the roll out of “Bike There” on Google Maps. “Bicycling” is now an […]


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More NAHBS Images

March 8th, 2010 — 1:58pm

A little off-season housekeeping will be taking place at CXHairs over the next month. For starters, we are testing out a new image gallery app. Here is a sample of my images from February 27 in Richmond at the Shimano North American Handmade Bicycle show. Many of these photos were first published at Cyclocross Magazine […]

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Good Wood. Sylvan Cycles at NAHBS

March 4th, 2010 — 11:45am

A cyclocross bike with wood composite tubing?  It’s so crazy it just might work. Sylvan Cycles specializes in using sustainable materials to build bicycles that “rival or surpass conventional frame materials for performance.” We met up with Sylvan co-founder John Fabel at the 2010 Shimano North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Richmond, Virginia, to talk […]

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More NAHBS Coverage

March 2nd, 2010 — 1:40pm

We had so much to share from this past weekend’s handmade bike show that it took three Websites to cover it all. Along with continued coverage right here, you can also find provided words, pictures and videos at our friends’ sites. Cyclocross Magazine ( has a short article and gallery up from Saturday at the […]

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Eric Sampson Talks Components at NAHBS

March 1st, 2010 — 12:53pm

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show took place February 26-28 in Richmond, Virginia. Started in 2005 with around 30 booths and 700 visitors, NAHBS has grown into an event featuring over 150 exhibitors and 7000 attendees. The craftsmanship of the bikes, components, accessories and clothing on display at the show is top notch. I’m sure […]

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