Entries by Hampsten Cycles

Revised numbers

I’m always discovering new features in BikeCAD – this shows the latest – so let’s see your numbers for your next build. (Please let me know what saddle is being used on your bike…)

Cute as a sack of kittens: new brakes!

From Bike Radar:For 2014, TRP will add a new RG957 long-reach, dual-pivot road rim brake caliper for the growing gravel road market. Claimed weight is 167g per wheel with forged and machined aluminum arms, an integrated barrel adjuster and quick-release cam, angle-adjustable cartridge-type pad holders, and stainless steel hardware. Reach is listed at 47-57mm and […]

Andy in Sports Illusrated

Nice piece here from Austin Murphy – it focuses on the 1988 Giro but adds a good overview of Andy’s career including some stories I’ve never seen published. The bit on his year at Banesto is slightly eye-opening but not too surprising. Yes, there are one or two inaccuracies…

Tour Magazin, Germany – from the Nahbs Interview

Andy and Steve Hampsten – Hampsten Cycles  No flames, no sloping top tube, no disc brakes: “We build it for you to fit, but  we follow our pattern”, says Steve Hampsten, who is the core of Hampsten  Cycles together with Giro-winning brother Andy Hampsten. Extremely elegant  road bikes of steel or titanium are made under […]

A recent MAX build…

Here’s a quick look at a recent build using the Seven Cycles fork for 57mm-reach calipers along with Mopha bag, red King-ness, new script logo, painted-to-match pump, Fiat Verde Chiaro paint, and probably some other details I’m missing. We like it!