Gates Carbon Drive

Belted Blog

Belted Bikes Make a Splash at Handmade Bike Show

  February 25, 2011

Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon DriveThe North American Handmade Bike Show is underway in Austin, and as usual the custom builders exhibiting here have unveiled many belt-drive beauties. In fact, there are more bikes with Gates Carbon Drive at this year’s show than ever before, from artsy commuter bikes to singlespeed 29ers, cyclocross racers, carbon fiber tandems and more. Below is a sampling of what’s on display at the Austin Convention Center.

Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon Drive
611
Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon Drive
The “Shama” from Alchemy
Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon Drive
Boo Cycles
Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon Drive
Closeup of Boo’s CenterTrack drive
Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon Drive
Cyfac tandem
Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon Drive
the “Cross Jester” from Independent Fabrications
Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon Drive
Rosene 29er
Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon Drive
Sotherland
Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon Drive
Speedhound’s belt-compatible frame
Handmade Bike Show Gates Carbon Drive
Vertigo, handcrafted in Oregon