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 3.31.2014                            (Help needed, especially for the early years!)  

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


USA Components
Avocet, BioCam, Hi-E, Chris King, Pino Moroni, Weyless, Phil Wood & more
Updated 11.25.201
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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
Fine builders and innovators, many still at work.

Mike Appel
12.25.2010
Matt Assenmacher
4.16.2012
Cecil Behringer
Updated 10.6.2013
Bilenky Cycle Works
2.12.2008
Sam Braxton
Updated 6.23.2012
Phil Brown
link
Ron Boi
Updated 6.11.2013
Bill
Boston

Updated
5.5.2012
Michael
Celmins

11.8.2005
Chris
Chance

Updated 10.6.2009
Columbine Cycles
Link to website 12.23.2001
Mario Confente
Updated 8.19.2013
Francesco Cuevas
11.22.2005
Roland
Della Santa

Updated 1.26.2004
Bill
Davidson

11.7.2010 
Greg Diamond
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.10.2012
Mark
DiNucci
9.19.2012
Albert  Eisentraut
Updated 7.3.2012
Bruce Gordon Cycles

Glenn Erickson
Link
Doug
Fattic

11.28.2010
Ray Gasiorowski
Link to
Rich Pinder's site
Andy
Gilmour
coming
Bruce Gordon
Updated 3.31.2014
Exxon
Graftek

Updated 9.1.2010
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
Colin
Laing
updated 10.24.2010
Stephen Langhy
12.26.2008
Keith
Lippy

coming
Ed Litton
12.19.2009
Jeff Lyon
10.21.2011
Masi USA
Updated
12.16.2010
Charles
Martin
7.9.2012
Medici
Updated 11.6.2011
Mike
Melton
Updated 5.13.2010
Jim Merz
Updated 7.9.2012
McLean
~Silk Hope

Updated 8.19.
2013
Peter
Mooney

Link to his website
12.23.2001
Pino
Morroni

Updated
10.6.2013
Rodney Moseman
coming
Dave
Moulton

Updated
9.6.2010
Mark
Nobilette

Link to his web site
Peter
Oullette
Updated 10.8.2013
O.T.B.
Charlie Hamburger
11.1.2010
Scott
Paisley

10.14.2008
Paris-Sport
Updated 5.28.2006
Chris
Pauley
10.15.2012
Dave
Porter

11.14.2011
Proteus
Updated
8.20.2012
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Jim Redcay
Updated
9.26.2012
Rock
Lobster

Paul Sadoff
Updated 12.21.2010
Rob Roberson
Updated 1.9.2011
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
2.16.2014
Art
Stump

 Update 6.2.2013
Teledyne
Titan

2.13.2014
David Tesch
Updated 11.7.2010
Trek
Link to
Skip Echert's site.
oTsakanikas
Link
Veloce
(John Stinsman)
12.7.2008
oPeter Weigle
11.4.2010
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GP Wilson
Created 11.4.2011
Witcomb
USA

Updated 1.22.2009o
"Keepers of the Flame"
 Outside our Classic Rendezvous theoretic time frame, craftsmen who
carry
forward the style and tradition of hand made lugged and/or brazed, bikes.
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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