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Everything NAHBS – 2019 North American Handmade Bicycle Show

Custom hand crafted bikes and Canadian builders in Sacramento

No. 22 Drifter X

North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) runs from March 17-19 in Sacramento, California. The event celebrates the best in craftsmanship and creativity in the world of frame building and bicycle design.

As always, there’s a solid Canadian presence at the show, which returns to California for 2019. Canada’s builders have had an outsized impact at the show in the past, winning the prestigious Best in Show prize on multiple occasions along a long list of category and sponsor awards. Last year, East Coast builder Altruiste took home the top honour as well as best mountain bike. In 2016, Vancouver, B.C’s Dekerf Cycle Innovations won the Best Artisan Award.

Here’s all the news from before, during and after the 2019 show in Sacramento.

Canada’s No. 22 recognized as Best in Show at 2019 NAHBS

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From NAHBS to now: Gabriel Lang looks back on a big year for Altruiste after winning 2018 Best in Show

NAHBS 2018 Altruiste Best in Show

Blacksmith Cycles brings pair of DeAnima road bikes to NAHBS

DeAnima NAHBS 2019 Blacksmith Cycles

Rollingdale Cycles represents Alberta on new builder row with titanium bikes

Rollingdale Cycles NAHBS 2019
Rollingdale Cycles titanium fatbike. Image: Nico Humby

No. 22 unveil Drifter X: a more versatile adventure bike

No. 22 Drifter X

Mountain bikes U.K., Russia and Shimano’s updates to XTR M9100

NAHBS 2019

Creative and custom: gravel grinders and all-road bike packers that wind up the imagination

Retro classic’s and cutting edge: Best road bikes of NAHBS 2019

Greg LeMond’s bike from when he was on Team Z in 1991.