For many cyclists, owning a custom frame from a shop like Bishop Bikes or Nash Cycles is a holy grail. The promise of a frame built to your specifications, with your details, your paint job, your mark–it’s certainly a seductive concept.
And it’s one that doesn’t get much criticism. That’s why a new post over at the Velo Orange blog is quite an interesting read. It talks about the merits of a custom frame versus a production run, and it actually has criticism of customs, which you don’t hear often. It’s a interesting POV.
Read it HERE.