We had a great time talking to this all-star cast of bike builders, focusing on commuter bikes. And in the process, we learned a whole lot about what working with a custom builder offers to the customer.
Signal Cycles won the 2011 North American Handmade Bike Show (NAHBS) award for Best City Bike.
You’ve got to be pretty passionate about the causes you get involved in.
The affordability equation shifts in the direction of a custom built bike given the likelihood that the experience of the builder will yield a bicycle that will more than likely be the perfect bike for you for many years to come.
Mike talks about advocacy in terms of supporting advocacy organizations and bike events, but also by actively hoping that his ideas will be copied.
Yip became a cyclist early, and he clearly does what he does out of love of bikes. But when he talked about advocacy was when he started singing my tune.