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Marchetti- used bicycle fabrication tooling oppertunity

An Italian customer of member organization Marchetti is selling some of it’s fabrication tooling. This is a rare opportunity to purchase these specialized items at a reduced cost. Available are the ML103 AUTOMATIC DOUBLE HEAD MACHINE FOR MITERING SEAT STAYS, … Continue reading

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Announcing 2012 Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show Oct 20-21

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Art Call for OR Handmade Bicycle Show Poster

The Oregon Bicycle Constructors Association is pleased to announce an open “Art Call.”  Below you will see the prize, technical requirements, and show “themes” to consider if submitting your design to the O.B.C.A.   Ultimately, only 1 skilled artist and … Continue reading

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2012 Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show

The O.B.C.A. is making final preparations for the annual Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show in Portland, Oregon.  Show dates are tentatively set for October 20-21.  More show and event details are set to follow in coming weeks. If you are a … Continue reading

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OBCA and Winter Bicycles at Bespoked: Bristol, UK

OBCA VP and Winter Bicycles builder, Eric Estlund, is headed to this year’s Bespoked:Bristol show. In addition to showing his bikes, Eric will be representing the OBCA and leading a discussion on independent frame building in the US. See you … Continue reading

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Newlands and Houser collaborate on new fork crown

Portland based designer and machinist, Spencer Houser, recently provided three dimensional CAD services to Strawberry Bicycle for the design of a new bicycle fork crown. Andy Newlands, owner/builder of Strawberry road, track and lightweight touring bicycles since 1971 had sketches … Continue reading

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Oregon Builders to show at The North American Handmade Bicycle Show

The Oregon Bicycle Constructors Association has collaborated with the organizers of the 2012 North American Handmade Bicycle Show to provide two blocks of exhibition space in the Sacramento Convention Center for ten Oregon bicycle manufacturing companies. Eric Estlund, Vice President … Continue reading

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