NAHBS 2016 was a blast. There were a lot of familiar faces and a lot of what you’d expect to see at a show full of handmade bikes. There was a healthy mixture of disciplines represented, although I expected to see more off-road touring bikes than I did. Bikepacking is growing, but road bikes are still very popular. That being said, there were a solid handful of bikes designed to explore far off places. I grabbed some photos of bags mostly and a couple bikes while I walked the floor. Revelate and Porcelain Rocket were well represented although I saw a couple offerings from Randi Jo FabricationsCarsick Designs, Bedrock, PDW, and Andrew The Maker. Enjoy!
Randi Jo made this incredible pannier for her custom Hunter Cycles cargo bike.
Randi Jo made this incredible pannier for her custom Hunter Cycles cargo bike.
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The PDW Bindle. A rigid frame that bolts to the seatpost. This is yet to be released.
The PDW Bindle. A rigid frame that bolts to the seatpost. This is yet to be released.
Classic Revelate frame bag with rad patches on this Breadwinner Komorebi.
Classic Revelate frame bag with rad patches on this Breadwinner Komorebi.
These front rack bags by Porcelain Rocket look really clean and useful.
These front rack bags by Porcelain Rocket look really clean and useful.
3/4 view.
3/4 view.
Bedrock Bags and the Best in Show Black Cat 27.5+.
Bedrock Bags and the Best in Show Black Cat 27.5+.
Bedrock Harness bag
Bedrock Entrada Bag
These clever looking flare-outs from Bedrock caught my eye. I imagine they add a bit of stability and reduce sway.
These clever looking flare-outs from Bedrock caught my eye. I imagine they add a bit of stability and reduce sway.
Bedrock saddle bag
Bedrock saddle bag
Always classy, Hunter and Porcelain Rocket bring their unique and clever aesthetic every time they work together.
Always classy, Hunter and Porcelain Rocket bring their unique and clever aesthetic every time they work together.
Case in point: This Chem Trail Repulsion fabric on Scott's tandem rig.
Case in point: This Chem Trail Repulsion fabric on Scott’s tandem rig.
So shiny!
So shiny!
Carsick Designs made this cute little bag for Mitch from MAP Bicycles
Carsick Designs made this little bag for Mitch from MAP Bicycles
The only roll top frame bag I saw at the show was on this W.H. Bradford. I was a bit confused by the dropper post (and the seatbag attached to it...) on this drop bar dirt tourer, but I bet it adds some real kick to descents.
The only roll top frame bag I saw at the show was on this W.H. Bradford. I was a bit confused by the dropper post (and the seatbag attached to it…) on this drop bar dirt tourer, but I bet it adds some real kick to descents.
Swift Industries panniers on an Elephant "National Forest Explorer" featuring Gevenalle shifters.
Swift Industries panniers on an Elephant “National Forest Explorer” featuring Gevenalle shifters.
Andrew the Maker had a couple bags over at Oddity Cycles. This nifty little frame bag looked perfect on this bike.
Andrew the Maker had a couple bags over at Oddity Cycles. This nifty little frame bag looked perfect on this bike.
The lacing trend is interesting. These two frame bags fit so well together on this frame that the middle tube is almost completely hidden.
The lacing trend is interesting. These two frame bags fit so well together on this frame that the middle tube is almost completely hidden.
Andrew the Maker seatbag
Andrew the Maker seatbag
This cute Revelo frame bag caught my eye. The colors matched this REEB Cycles shredder.
This Revelo frame bag caught my eye. The colors matched this REEB Cycles shredder.

2 Comments

  1. What’s the word on that carbon fork the W.H. Bradford is running? I’ve never seen a carbon fork with bottle mounts that (seems to) have an AC that low, very interested in it.

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