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 8.3.2022                          (Help needed, especially for the early years!)
 

 The Early Years

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


Appelhans

Willy 
Updated 8.18.2018  

Brennan
"POP" 

Updated 4.16.2012

Claudell
Lance 
Need info

Drysdale

Alvin 

Updated 
4.12.2012
Goossens
Louie
Need info
Pierce 
4.13.2018
  Power
Dick 

Updated 4.16.2012
Schwinn
Updated 6.3.2012
Seaman
Carl B.

Updated 5.24.2009
The
Wastyns

Updated 4.16.2012
 
 

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

Appel
Mike

12.25.2010

Assenmacher
Matt

Updated 4.16.2012

Baylis
Brian

Updated 2.7.2021

Behringer
Cecil

Updated 12.2.2020

Bilenky 
CycleWorks

Updated 3.3.2019

Lineseeker
(Larry Blake)
8.3.2014

Braxton
Sam

Updated 6.23.201

Brown
Phil

link

Bock
Jeffey

 Created 6.8.2014

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USA Components 
Avocet, BioCam, Hi-E, Chris King, 
Pino Moroni, Weyless, Phil Wood & more

Updated 2.6.2021

Boi
Ron

Updated 6.11.2013


Boston
Bill

Updated 
5.5.2012


Brown
Dale

Link 2.25.2021

Celmins
Michael 

11.8.2005

Chance
Chris 

Updated 10.6.2009

Columbine
Link to website
12.23.2001

Confente
Mario

Updated 7.7.2020

Cuevas
Francesco

11.22.2005


Della Santa
 
Roland 
Updated 1.26.2004

Davidson
Bill 

11.7.2010

Diamond
Greg

Updated 2.17.2020


DiNucci
Mark
 

9.19.2012


Eisentraut
Albert 

Updated 3.1.2019

CW
Eldridge

9.5.2021

Erickson
Glenn

Link to website

Fattic
Doug

Updated 3.17.2022

Franklin Frames
Jack Trumbull

Updated 8.9.2018

ROMIC
Ray Gasiorowski

Updated 8.18.2018

Peter Johnson

Photograph

 

Gilmour
Andy
Updated 3.14.2022

Gordon
Bruce

Updated 3.31.2014

Exxon
Graftek

Updated 9.1.2010

Griffon 
(Jim Holly)

Updated 9.18.2018

Gulbransen
Corky

12.26.2014

Hollands
John

Updated 3.31.2013

Isaac
Tim

Updated 5.5.2012

Italvega
Updated 4.14.2022

Jansen
R.T.

8.16.2018

Johnson
Peter

Updated 1.16.2022

Tom 
Kellogg
/

Spectrum
3.1.2019

Kvale
Chris

Updated 8.3.2022

Laing
Colin

updated 2.18.201
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Langhy
Stephen

8.16.2018

Lippy
Keith

8.10.2018

Litton
Ed

Updated
3.24.2019

Lyon
Jeff

Updated 2.7.2015

Masi USA
Updated 
12.16.2010

Martin
Charles

7.9.2012

Medici
Updated 1.13.2015

Melton
Mike

Updated 6.25.2014

Merz
Jim

Updated 1.23.2022

Mooney
Peter

Link to website
12.23.2001

Morroni
Pino

Updated
10.6.2013

Mossberg
 Updated 8.3.2014

Moulton
Dave

Updated 
6.8.201
5

Nobilette
Mark

Updated 6.18.2016

Osell
Terry
3.7.2019

Ouellette
Peter
Updated 2.19.2018

O.T.B.
Charlie Hamburger
11.1.2010

Paisley
Scott

10.14.2008

Paragon
Updated 7.5.2018

Paris-Sport
Updated 3.27.2022

Pauley
Chris 

10.15.2012

Frank 
Peckham

Updated 7.8.2014

Porter
Dave

Updated 12.10.2018

Proteus
Updated
9.23.2014
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Redcay
Jim

Updated 9.26.2012

Rock 
Lobster

Paul Sadoff
Updated 12.21.2010

Roberson
Rob

Updated 1.9.2011

Ritchey
Tom

Updated 2.16.2014

Richard Sachs
Updated 10.30.2001

Saturn
(
John Padgett)
Updated 2.12.2014

Smolenski
Randy
Updated 9.14.2018

Serotta
Ben

Updated 8.19.2018

Silk Hope
~McLean 

Updated 3.6.2022

Sparrow
Dennis

Updated 2.16.2014


Stevenson
Bill 

10.3.2013

Strawberry Racing
Link to Andy Newland's web site

Stout
Ron

Updated 9.12.2021

Stowe/
Phase 3

2..20.2020

Stump
Art

 Update 6.2.2013

Teledyne
Titan

Updated 5.8.2022

Tesch
Dave

Updated 3.23.2019

Trek
Link to 
Skip Echert's site.

Tsakanikas
Link

Veloce
(John Stinsman)
Updated 2.17.2022

Weigle
JP

Update 11.6.2013

Wilson
GP

Updated
7.29.2020

Witcomb USA
Updated 3.24.2019

Witt
Clarence

Updated 2.5.2021

Wizard
Updated 2.25.2021

Wolf Cycles
12.26.2014

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