26 episodes

An interview show with bike framebuilders and handmade bicycle industry folks

Shut Up and Build Bikes Podcast Cobra Frames

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An interview show with bike framebuilders and handmade bicycle industry folks

    Ep. 26 Mark Norstad of Paragon Machine Works

    Ep. 26 Mark Norstad of Paragon Machine Works

    Mark Norstad started Paragon Machine Works in his parents' basement in 1983. I interview Mark about his history in the bike industry, and about how things have changed.

    Ep. 25 Dave Harrison of Pedal Driven Cycles

    Ep. 25 Dave Harrison of Pedal Driven Cycles

    Dave is a TIG welding, framebuilding legend in the BMX world and well beyond. This week's episode is a special treat as we dive into his history with Spooky Cycles, FBM, and Pedal Driven Cycles.

    Ep. 23 Chris Chance of Fat Chance Bikes

    Ep. 23 Chris Chance of Fat Chance Bikes

    Chris Chance has been building bikes for decades, first at Whitcomb USA, then as Chris Chance Cycles, then Fat City Cycles, and after a hiatus, he’s back with Fat Chance Bikes. We talk about how he got started and how he built a brand that made so many huge fans.

    Ep. 24 Jessica Bratus of Fit Mi

    Ep. 24 Jessica Bratus of Fit Mi

    Jessica Bratus is an expert bike fitter and the host of the Ann Arbor handmade bike show each year in the spring. We talk about bike fit, how it relates to custom bicycles, and we talk about the Ann Arbor handmade bike show.

    Ep. 22 Joe Roggenbuck of Cobra Frames (autobiography episode)

    Ep. 22 Joe Roggenbuck of Cobra Frames (autobiography episode)

    I thought I should tell my own story this week.

    Ep. 21 Mike DeSalvo of DeSalvo Custom Cycles

    Ep. 21 Mike DeSalvo of DeSalvo Custom Cycles

    Mike Desalvo has been building steel and titanium custom bicycles for 20 years in Ashland, Oregon. We talk about teaching at the United Bicycle Institute, learning and mastering TIG welding, and how the industry has changed over the years.

Customer Reviews

Soapboxracer ,

A bicycle framebuilders podcast

This is a wonderful podcast for those who are looking for insight on bicycle framebuilding, with input from highly talented individuals and experts who have pushed the boundaries to where we are today.

Jaredddddd ,

I like it when they talk about bicycles.

Superbly crafted artisanal bespoke bicycle conversation without perfection but always striving for it...am I right?

Time Machine Wrangler ,

Rad Show

Really dig your show and what you do! Might I suggest Cjell Mone for a future show

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