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 9.16.2018                           (Help needed, especially for the early years!)  

The Early Years

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

Willy 
Appelhans

Updated 8.18.2018 
 
"POP" 
Brennan

Updated 4.16.2012
Lance 
Claudell
Need info
Alvin 
Drysdale

Updated 
4.12.2012
Louie Goossens Pierce 
4.13.2018
  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
Lineseeker
(Larry Blake)
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 10.29.201
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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 8.6.2019

Glenn Erickson
Link to website
12.23.2001

Doug 
Fattic

11.28.2010

Franklin Frames
Jack Trumbull

Updated 8.9.2018

ROMIC
Ray Gasiorowski

Updated 8.18.2018

Andy Gilmour
8.9.2018

Peter Johnson

Photograph

Bruce
Gordon

Updated 3.31.2014
Exxon
Graftek

Updated 9.1.2010
Griffon 
(Jim Holly)

9.16.2018
Corky
Gulbransen

12.26.2014
John Hollands
Updated 3.31.2013
Tim 
Isaac

Updated 5.5.2012
Italvega
3.9.2018
R.T. 
Jansen

8.16.2018
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 2.18.201
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Stephen Langhy
8.16.2018
Keith 
Lippy

8.10.2018
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
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
Ouellette
Updated 2.19.2018

O.T.B.
Charlie Hamburger
11.1.2010
Scott 
Paisley

10.14.2008

Paragon
Updated 7.5.2018

Paris-Sport
Updated 5.28.2006

Chris 
Pauley
10.15.2012

Frank 
Peckham

Updated 7.8.2014

Dave 
Porter

Updated
8.10.2018

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

Tom 
Ritchey

Updated 2.16.2014

Richard Sachs
Updated 10.30.2001
Saturn
(
John Padgett)
Updated 2.12.2014
Randy Smolenski
Updated 9.14.2018
Ben 
Serotta

Updated 8.19.2018

Silk Hope
~McLean 

Updated 6.16.
2018

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 9.14.2018

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

 

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