By aquadog February 17, 2012
NAHBS builders choosing MS2(TM) by KVA Stainless
San Diego, Calif.–Following a successful debut in 2011, in which MS2-built bicycles won three awards, KVA Stainless’s MS2(TM) tubing will appear in abundance at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, 2-4 March, in Sacramento, California, with several builders choosing to use the lightweight, attractive steel in a variety of different frame types.
Joe McCrink, KVA’s CEO, said, “We would like all cyclists to have the opportunity to enjoy the ‘feel of steel’, and with MS2 we have a very affordable stainless steel tube set that allows many people to experience the great mechanical and aesthetic properties of this material.”
By aquadog February 16, 2012
ArtBike! kicks off the NAHBS season in Sacramento
Event creates color, community and celebration
Sacramento, Calif.—ArtBike!, a street art/sculpture/installation art exhibition in support of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) is sweeping Sacramento with a indooor/outdoor display that started Saturday February 11th and runs until March 4th.
Two high points on the ArtBike! calendar are a party at Hot Italian, March 1, and then ArtBike! Sacramento’s Avante-Garde bicycle parade on March 3.
ArtBike! manager, Julia Beckner, said “Sacramento is such a bike-friendly community with a wealth of creative talent, I’m not surprised there is so much energy and enthusiasm for ArtBike! It’s great to see how many people are ready to step forward with creative expressions of their passion for including bicycles in a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.”
ArtBike! was created by NAHBS to help engage the local community and is open to all. It celebrates the vibrant cycling and artistic communities that made such a compelling argument for Sacramento to be this year’s host for the world-leading North American Handmade Bike Show in the Sacramento Convention Center, March 2-4.