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North American Hand Made Bicycle Show,
San Jose, California, March 2-4, 2007

Bohemian Cycles is best known for its intricately lugged road machines
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Just in case you can't remember what the bike is called…
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Dahron Johnson, this one's for you.
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A beautiful lugged stem accompanies the Orange Crush.
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This titanium stop is really more show than go,
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Flagstaff, AZ-based Coconino Cycles brought a number of 29er mountain bikes,
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Coconino's head tube badge.
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The halls of NAHBS were still decked with stainless steel this year,
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New builder Engin Cycles brought a varied stable to the show,
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Extravagent? No, but still subtly different.
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White Brothers carbon fiber rigid forks were found
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Independent Fabrication showed this businesslike titanium mountain bike
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Independent Fabrication dug up some large-diameter
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Kent Eriksen showed a fleet of bikes,
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Can't decide which rear suspension system you want?
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Not one, not two, but THREE!
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Along with frames, Eriksen Cycles also showed
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San Francisco-based Nelson Titanium Products
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NTP uses an all-titanium (save for the swing link) rear end
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Hardtails? Yup, hardtails.
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A little bit of style from Dan at NTP.
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Looks like a nice, normal hardtail, right?
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Tires on Pacenti's show bike were hand-trimmed from 29er tires,
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White Brothers' modular fork design
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Peacock Groove's 29er was modeled after a classic hot rod.
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By clocking the rear disc mount forward a bit,
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A radical seat tube cutout allows the chainstay length
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Tony Pereira built this fully rigid 29er for himself
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Pereira Cycles' play-on-words head tube badge.
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Internal brake cable routing was a popular theme this year,
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Support struts on the rigid fork meet up with the base of the stem.
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Seven Cycles didn't show any new models at NAHBS,
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For whatever reason, Jay and Jeremy Sycip
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Seat stays capped with pennies are a Sycip trademark,
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When was the last time you saw a bar/stem like this?
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Vanilla Cycles takes things in a slightly different direction
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Sacha White brazes a set of extended stainless steel bushings
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Sacha White continues to cannibalize innocent Thomson seatposts,
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Rear brake cable is routed directly through a stainless steel tube
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Rear dropouts on Vanilla Cycles' Speedvagen were typically ornate at the show,
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Compression ring on the Chris King headset
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Two-niner advocates Willits Cycles brought this titanium Mountie.
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The Mountie wears a set of super-curvy stays.
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Radical geometry on this relatively tiny Willits Trail King
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Yum!
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Wolfhound Cycles is a big fan of 29" wheels,
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Just like last year, mountain bikes at NAHBS were predominantly
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Rear disc mount is neatly tucked in between
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Another intricate head tube badge.
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Intriguing eccentric rear dropouts from Wolfhound Cycles.
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Extra strut adds a bit of front end stiffness.
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Another tasty one.
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Swoopy stays from Wolfhound Cycles.
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