Truly a melting pot of cultures and approaches to cycling, North American bicycle culture has had strong influences from other countries as well as innovative approaches by builders. The craft continues to evolve today as can be seen in the many current "Keepers of the Flame" craftsmen.

Updated 6.18.2017                           (Help needed, especially for the early years!)  

The Early Years
A period dominated by the legendary 6 Day racing men and their bikes..

Willi 
Applehans 
Need info
"POP" 
Brennan

Updated 4.16.2012
Lance 
Claudell
Need info
Alvin 
Drysdale

Updated 
4.12.2012
Pierce 
9.3.2002
Dick 
Power

Updated 4.16.2012
Schwinn
Updated 6.3.2012
Carl B. Seaman
Updated 5.24.2009
The
Wastyns

Updated 4.16.2012
     

Post World War II
Builders and innovators, 
many still at work.

Mike Appel
12.25.2010
Matt Assenmacher
Updated 4.16.2012
Brian Baylis
Updated 3.21.2016
Cecil Behringer
Updated 11.25.2015
Bilenky 
CycleWorks

2.12.2008
Larry Blake
Lineseeker

8.3.2014
Sam Braxton
Updated 6.23.201
Phil Brown
link
Jeffey Bock
 Created 6.8.2014
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USA Components 
Avocet, BioCam, Hi-E, Chris King, 
Pino Moroni, Weyless, Phil Wood & more

Updated 10.29.2018
Ron Boi
Updated 6.11.2013
Bill 
Boston

Updated 
5.5.2012
Dale
Brown

Link 2.22.2015
Michael 
Celmins

11.8.2005
Chris 
Chance

Updated 10.6.2009
Columbine
Cycles

Link to website
12.23.2001

Mario
Confente

Updated 12.25.2016

Francesco Cuevas
11.22.2005

 Roland 
Della Santa

Updated 1.26.2004

Bill 
Davidson

11.7.2010

Greg Diamond
Updated 6.8.2014

Mark 
DiNucci

9.19.2012

Albert 
Eisentraut

Updated 5.27.2016

Glenn Erickson
Link to website
12.23.2001

Doug 
Fattic

11.28.2010

Ray Gasiorowski
Link to Rich Pinder's web site 10.18.2009

Bruce
Gordon

Updated 3.31.2014

Exxon
Graftek

Updated 9.1.2010
Corky
Gulbransen

12.26.2014
Tim 
Isaac

Updated 5.5.2012
R.T. 
Jansen

5.21.2013
Peter Johnson
Updated 9.4.2012
Tom 
Kellogg
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Spectrum
12.23.2001
Chris Kvale
Updated 9.4.2012
Chris Kvale

Colin Laing
updated 10.24.2010
Stephen Langhy
12.26.2008
Keith 
Lippy

coming
Ed Litton
11.5.2015
Jeff Lyon
Updated 2.7.2015
Masi USA
Updated 
12.16.2010
Charles 
Martin
7.9.2012
Medici
Updated 1.13.2015
Mike 
Melton
Updated 6.25.2014
Jim Merz
Updated 7.9.2012
McLean 
~Silk Hope

Updated 1.1.
2017

Peter 
Mooney

Link to website
12.23.2001

Pino 
Morroni

Updated
10.6.2013

Mossberg
 Updated 8.3.2014

Dave 
Moulton

Updated 
6.8.201
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Mark 
Nobilette

Updated 6.18.2016

Peter
Oullette
Updated 10.2.2015

O.T.B.
Charlie Hamburger
11.1.2010

Scott 
Paisley

10.14.2008

Paragon
(Lars Zebroski)
6.26.2016

Paris-Sport
Updated 5.28.2006

Chris 
Pauley
10.15.2012

Frank 
Peckham

Updated 7.8.2014

Dave 
Porter

11.14.2011

Proteus
Updated
9.23.2014
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Jim Redcay
Updated 
9.26.2012

Rock 
Lobster

Paul Sadoff
Updated 12.21.2010

Rob Roberson 
Updated 1.9.2011

Romic
12.26.2016

Tom 
Ritchey

Updated 2.16.2014

Richard Sachs
Updated 10.30.2001

Saturn
(
John Padgett)
Updated 2.12.2014

Ben 
Serotta

Updated 10.3.2013

Dennis Sparrow
Updated 2.16.2014

Bill 
Stevenson

10.3.2013

Strawberry Racing
Link to Andy Newland's web site

Ron 
Stout
Updated 4.9.2014

Art 
Stump

 Update 6.2.2013

Teledyne 
Titan

Updated 2.18.2017

Dave Tesch
Updated 10.7.2014

Trek
Link to 
Skip Echert's site.

Tsakanikas
Link

Veloce 
(John Stinsman)
12.7.2008

JP
Weigle

11.4.2010
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GP Wilson
Updated 3.21.2016

Witcomb 
USA

Updated 4.9.2014

Wizard
3.21.2016

Wolf Cycles
12.26.2014

"Keepers of the Flame"
Although outside our Classic Rendezvous theoretic time frame, these craftspersons 
carry forward the style and tradition of handmade lugged and/or brazed, bicycles.
Rich 
Adams  

Link
Dave 
Anderson

Link
Koh Annoura
Link
Kelly 
Bedford

Link
Bohemian Bicycles
Link
Chris 
Bishop

Link
Cielo 
Cycles

Link
Troy 
Courtney

Link  
Daltex
Link
Vincent Dominguez
Link
Ellis
 Dave Wages
Link
Engin
Drew Guldanian
Link
Foresta
Craig Ryan
Link
Curt 
Goodrich

Link  
Hampsten
Link
Herbie 
Helm

Link
John 
Hollands

Updated 3.31.2013
Dave 
Kirk

Link
Tom Palermo
Link
Tony 
Pereira
Link
MAP
Mitch Pryor
link
Richard 
Moon

Link 
Tom 
Oswald

Link  
Rivendell
Link
Ira Ryan
Link
Hans Schneider 
Link  
Shamrock
Tim O’Donnell
Link
Six- Eleven
Aaron Dykstra
Link
John Southerland
Link
Vanilla 
Sasha White 

 
Link  
Don 
Walker

Link
Waterford
Link  
Peter White
Link  
Winter
Eric Estlund
Link 
Mike Zancanato
Link
Leonard 
Zinn

Link

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