Bespoked 2017

UK hand built bike show

Once again we descended on the UK's one and only hand built bike show with anticipation. Every year we attend and every year we are not disappointed, so much hard work is put in by in the builders and exhibitors. The 2017 edition has firmly placed Bespoked as a major show in the cycling calendar.

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This seventh edition was jammed packed with amazing machines, the variation in materials was fantastic and we saw everything from 531 to custom carbon tubes. Whacky builds to fillet smooth builds. Copper leaf finishes to hammer hardened paint. Classic rando geometry to full custom TT shapes. It was all there.

Whilst not focusing on the awards, stand out bikes for us were Talbot Machine Works commissioned bike to fit someone with restricted growth (commonly referred to as dwarfism). It’s the epittomy of what custom bikes are. We really liked the whole Rowan stand, just so much attention to detail and probably the best business card there! Sven came with a fantastic range of semi-custom bikes that have great potential. As for new builders the one that blew us away the most was Donard, with his completely custom carbon bikes, from the tubes to the molds. Paint was awesome too.

To be honest it was all rad.

Previous coverage of Bespoked Bristol UKHBS

Take a look at previous years of our Bespoked coverage too including some bonus galleries from 2013: Bespoked Bristol 2013 opening night, Bespoked Bristol 2013 photo gallery 1, Bespoked Bristol 2013 photo gallery 2, and the very first show: Bespoked Bristol 2011.

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Bespoked 2017 Exhibitors

Use the jump links to short cut to your favourite framebuilder.

Bastion

Black


Chris King

Cielo

Bespoked 2017

Condor

Bespoked 2017


Curtis



Cyfac




Dear Susan



Demon Frameworks

Donard


Duratec


Duzil


Engineered


English






Evanson

Feather





Fifty One




Granule

Hamilton

Hartley

Karussel



Llewellyn





Mack Workshop




Mecredi


Moss

Nichols

Quirk



Rowan Frameworks


Shand

Stanforth







Sven



Swallow

Sword

Talbot Frameworks

Ted James


Toad

Tsubasa







Winter Bicycles



Zentriker




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