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NAHBS 2011 Austin TX First Images

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is here yet again, and we’re in Austin with the usual photo studio setup to bring you the best coverage of the best bikes on the show floor.

Click through for a gallery of a few bikes caught during the Thursday evening setup time featuring bikes from Peacock Groove, Yipsan, Don Walker, Shamrock, Retrotec, ANT, Geekhouse, Legor Cicli and Independent Fabrication. We’ll have more photos and coverage throughout the weekend, be sure to check back in as the show truly opens to the public.


  1. NAHBS 2011 VSalon Official release HERE Check this space oftenFebruary 25, 2011 at 1:23 am

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  2. RaiynFebruary 25, 2011 at 2:30 am

    That first one….. ME LIKEY


  3. sumadisFebruary 25, 2011 at 12:08 pm

    PLLLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAASE Make a ‘next’ button on the photos so it’s possible to go thru the gallery without going back to the main page for each photo. Or am I missin’ something? Have fun down there gents, I can’t make it – currently Chicago, then Cambridge and NYC. Viva – Eric

  4. ZacharyFebruary 25, 2011 at 1:51 pm

    That polo bike is friggin’ beautiful!

  5. NAHBS First Photos « RVA BIKE COMMUTERFebruary 25, 2011 at 1:53 pm

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  6. Carbon fiber tallbike » CycleliciousFebruary 25, 2011 at 2:05 pm

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  7. r3dFebruary 25, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    Add fancybox/shadowbox or something.

  8. MexicanSongBirdFebruary 25, 2011 at 3:25 pm

    Right click the image and choose “Open in New Tab”

  9. DaveFebruary 25, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    i’ll second that, please put these in a Gallery, on Flicr, etc. something to make the browsing even more delicious.

  10. sumadisFebruary 25, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    Re: Right Click – yeah but why not CoolIris it?

  11. nipperblog » Blog Archive » Oh… NAHBS, NAHBS…February 25, 2011 at 4:27 pm

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  12. NiermanFebruary 25, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    Wow, CLEAN! That studio setup is what helps make these bikes look so good. Nice stuff, Brad!

  13. EcoVelo » Blog Archive » Urban Velo NAHBS PicsFebruary 25, 2011 at 6:05 pm

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  14. Joe PeraltaFebruary 25, 2011 at 6:35 pm

    Nice shooting!

  15. Darrell YarboroughFebruary 25, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    How about some captions. I can’t read the maker’s name on most of the bikes.

  16. bradFebruary 25, 2011 at 8:29 pmAuthor

    Quick, everyone think of another complaint.

  17. RaiynFebruary 26, 2011 at 3:09 am

    “Quick, everyone think of another complaint.”

    Ummm, OK. I wasn’t going to say anything, but a light gray Paisley bandanna print with kind of a half-assed spokes and gears on a somewhat darker gray theme? Really?

    There ya go Brad, enjoy.

  18. RaiynFebruary 26, 2011 at 3:10 am

    ^spokes and gears *theme*

  19. scott cannonFebruary 26, 2011 at 6:23 am

    “Quick think of another complaint”

    There’s not enough cars in these pictures

  20. TerryFebruary 26, 2011 at 6:30 am

    Some scantily clad women would be nice too!

    But seriously, those are very good photographs.

    I need some money.

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  22. steniApril 19, 2011 at 7:28 am

    I love that black steel road bike with the name I can’t read (http://urbanvelo.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/nahbs_2011_48.jpg). What brand is that?

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