The first Hampsten bikes

These were imported from Toyo in Japan – painted in Ritchey colors – by Marcello Solca to Switzerland. Nice bikes, as you can see here, but as Steve was working at Match at the time the thought was we could do as well or better building them in the US. And, 13 years later, we’re still pretty happy with the results.

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