8 Fabulous Handmade Mountain Bikes From Bespoked 2018

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Otherwise known as Bespoked, the 2018 UK Handmade Bicycle Show was held over the weekend in the centre of Bristol, with a plethora of beautiful and unusual bike-related goodies to discover for those who stepped inside the old Engine Shed exhibition centre. If you’ve not heard of the event before, it’s definitely one to put on your radar for April next year – particularly if you’re one to appreciate the finer side of bicycle-related craftsmanship. The event itself has been running since 2011, making this year’s Bespoked the 8th – and biggest – edition. As a public three-day exhibition, Bespoked aims to promote independent frame builders and their handmade bicycles. For the most part, the large hall is filled with small, independent UK-based companies and builders, though there are international builders and larger companies too. This year we saw the likes of Chris King, ENVE and Campagnolo sharing floor space with names like Enigma Bikes, The Bicycle Academy, and Métier Vélo. There are track bikes, road bikes, cyclocross bikes, gravel bikes, mountain bikes, adventure bikes, and...

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