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Wider bike shoes, Sim Works, 3-D printed titanium, and more at Oregon Handmade Bike Show

by on August 15th, 2017 at 4:02 pm

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The 10th annual show was held in the old Columbia Sportswear headquarters in St. Johns.
(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)

The Oregon Handmade Bike Show celebrated its 10th anniversary this past weekend. I was fortunate enough to be there on Saturday to meet a few of the exhibitors and see their latest creations.

Here’s what caught my eye…
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Locally made bikes, beer and music on tap for weekend festival

by on September 23rd, 2014 at 10:51 am

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At this weekend’s Bike & Beer Fest, you can drink local beer while
getting to know local bike makers like Eric Estlund of Winter Bicycles.
(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland)

What happens when you mash together two of Portland’s best fall bike events into one, big, blowout weekend party? The Handmade Bike & Beer Festival.
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Handmade Bicycle Show this weekend will showcase Oregon’s finest

by on September 25th, 2013 at 1:06 pm

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Immerse yourself in beautiful bicycles this weekend.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

The sixth annual Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show (OHBS) is this weekend and if you love fine bicycles, this is an event you won’t want to miss. The OHBS promises to be a fantastic showcase of expertly executed designs, meticulous builds, and a chance to meet and hang out with the builders behind the headbadges.

The OHBS is put on by the Oregon Bicycle Constructors Association, a member-supported non-profit organization formed in 2006 with the aim to promote Oregon bike builders. The bike show is their largest annual event and its a great way to support the industry.

Organizers of this weekend’s event say we can expect about 30 exhibitors. Along with some of the local builders you’ve come to expect at this show, there are a few new ones that will make their OHBS debut on Saturday:[Read more…]

Oregon bike builders association announces 2010 show dates

by on June 23rd, 2010 at 11:09 am

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One of the many beautiful bikes displayed
at the Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show last year.
(Photos © J. Maus)

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Builders, crowds impress at handmade bicycle show

by on November 12th, 2007 at 12:58 pm

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Crowds were thick all day.
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(Photos © Jonathan Maus)

I still can’t decide what was more impressive at yesterday’s Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show; the crowds or the builders.

One of the event organizers, Austin Ramsland, says that over 1,800 people attended the show. They were treated to an unprecedented display of building prowess from well over 20 Oregon-based builders. It was a show of talent and enthusiasm for bikes that many of us knew existed, but to see and feel it all in one room was simply breathtaking.
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An appetizer of Oregon made bicycles

by on November 10th, 2007 at 1:08 am

Sunday is the Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show. That’s the main course.

For now, I’m serving up an appetizer. I dug through my photo archives to bring you a taste of just a few of the talented builders you can see at the show…

Bon appetite![Read more…]