Here is the list of the boutique* bicycle manufacturers, ordered by their name (starting with V and W). If you want to find a unique bike that fits your personality, review this list.

The list is probably not complete, so if you want to contribute, please leave a comment below.

A B C D E-F G-H I-J-K L M N-O-P-Q R S T V-W Y-Z

Vanilla Workshop

See Speedvagen

Velo Orange

Founded in 2006, the company is located in Annapolis, Maryland, United States.

Velo Orange Polyvalent
As the name suggests, the Polyvalent is Velo Orange’s do-it-all frameset. French for “many forms”, it is the ideal platform to allow you to build a Porteur, Randonneur, Tourer, or a mixed terrain Racer. The Polyvalent’s low trail geometry is suitable for a front load bias, so that it holds a line well both loaded and unloaded. This newest iteration of the Polyvalent takes disc brakes with increased tire clearances. Throw on 650b tires for general use or some knobby 26″ tires for a gravel adventure. Here are the S Frameset material: 4130 double butted chromoly steel Fork: 1″ threaded Wheel Size: 650B or 26″ Tire Clearance: 650B x 47mm, 26 x 2.3″ (either with fenders) Rear Spacing: 135mm BB: English threaded 68mm Brakes: IS mount disc, 160mm Seatpost: 27.2mm Front Derailleur Size: 28.6mm Water bottle mounts: Triple on top of downtube, one set on seattube, one set on underside of downtube Fender bosses: seat stay bridge, chainstay bridge, under fork crown Rear Dropouts: Vertical with stainless steel replaceable hanger Frame Eyelets: Double eyelets on rear dropouts for racks and fenders Internal eyelets on seat stays Fork Eyelets: Double eyelets on fork dropouts for racks and fenders Triple thru-bosses on the blades for lowrider racks Hourglass braze-on for Randonneur or Campeur Racks. Rear Brake Routing: Easy internal routing for rear brake cable housing/hydraulic tubing Ovalized top tube for lateral stiffness and easy shouldering

Website: velo-orange.com

Vibe Cycles

The company is located in Boise, Idaho, United States. They build handmade custom built steel, titanium and aluminum fat bikes.

Vibe Cycles steel fat bike
A Vibe Cycles steel fat bike

Website: vibecycles.blogspot.com

Vittorio Fietsen

Located in Heerhugowaard, Netherlands, Vittorio was founded in 1935. Today, they sell brand bikes as well as their custom-built bikes.

Vittorio steel road bike
This Vittorio racing bike soldered with Columbus Spirit tubes. Slightly lighter than the Columbus Life frameset also mounted with a carbon fork. The bike is assembled with a Campagnolo Chorus compact drivetrain. Schwalbe Ultremo tires and a Controltech formidable handlebar.

Website: vittorio.nl

Vlad Cycles

Founded by Vlad Dolinsky and located in Boonton, New Jersey, United States, Vlad Cycles construct bikes with steel tubes and TIG welded. They use lightweight, butted steel tubes from the best manufacturers, including True Temper, Dedacciai, Columbus, and Reynolds.

Vlad Cycles Trotka
Vlad Cycles Trotka road bike

Website: vladcycles.com

W. H. Bradford Designs

Founded by Brad Hodges, the company is located in Rancho Cordova, California, United States.

W. H. Bradford road bike
A W. H. Bradford road bike

Website: whbradford.com

Waterford Precision Cycles

Located in Waterford, Wisconsin, Unites States, Waterford Precision Cycles was founded in 1993.

A Waterford road bike
A Waterford road bike

Website: waterfordbikes.com

Watson Cycles

Founded by Andrew Watson, Watson Cycles is located in Connecticut, United States. He constructs finely crafted custom bicycles and intricate cycling-related fabrications, including racks and custom-bent titanium bars. All models are made from a high-end selection of True Temper tubing and built with a focus on using American-made products.

Watson Cycles Roxy Rolles road bike
Watson Cycles Roxy Rolles road bike

Website: watsoncycles.com

Winter Bicycles

Founded by Eric Estlund, Winter Bicycles manufactures custom bicycles and luxurious necessities including forks, racks, and other fittings. With his own words, he is “the designer, builder, email guy and official floor sweeper at Winter”. He started Winter Bicycles in Oregon in 2008 and moved to central Pennsylvania in 2015.

“Winter is typically considered the ‘off season’ for competitive cyclists, but as many of us know it is a great time for long training rides, social group and casual rides, and hearty, often quiet, community and utility riding. Winter is bicycling’s the best-kept secret. At Winter Bicycles the goal is to build bikes that carry this sense of year-round versatility with fresh, clean design. The focus is on building you a bike you are excited to ride every day year round.” -Eric Estlund

Winter Bicycles Verità road bike
Winter Bicycles Verità road bike.

Website: winterbicycles.com

Wiseman Frameworks

Founded by Dave Wiseman, Wiseman Frameworks is a mountain bike workshop located in Naperville, Illinois, United States. It is singlehandedly operated by its owner, so each handmade frame is uniquely designed and fabricated to render a custom-fit, superior-quality fillet brazed steel mountain bike.

Wiseman fat bike
A Wiseman fat bike

Website: wisemanframeworks.com

Wittson Custom Titanium Cycles

Already well known as a frame-builder for COLNAGO, Vidmantas “Vitas” Zukauskas has been building best-selling frames from the mid-90s, going by the names Monotitan, Ovaltitan, Ovalmaster, Master BiTitan, CT1, etc. These works of master craftsmanship are broadly recognized and their quality speaks for itself. As COLNAGO moved on to Asia and carbon frame production, Vitas continued to specialize in ti frame building for other brands, including ARGON18, RED BULL, VAN TUYL, etc. Over time, Vitas has become more and more well known as a master in titanium frame building with worldwide orders from cyclists that value craftsmanship. His son has become involved in ti frame building and they have embarked on a new journey with WITTSON. These are bespoke tailor-made frames built to last a lifetime.

Wittson Suppresio titanium road bike.
Wittson Suppresio titanium road bike. It has a super light frame with integrated seatmast, conical headtube, integrated shifting and brake cable routing, bi-ovalized toptube, hydroformed conical chainstays, PressFit 30 bottom bracket, made in USA PARAGON dropouts etc. Handcrafted in Europe. This bike is the winner of Campagnolo Choice Award at Bespoked UKHBS (United Kingdom Handmade Bicycle Show) and Best Design at national Good Design Award.

Website: wittson.com

Wraith Fabrication

Located in Kentucky, United States, Wraith Fabrication was founded in 2008.

Wraith Fabrication Hustle road bike
Wraith Fabrication Hustle – triple butted Columbus steel frame with carbon fork.

Website: wraithfabrication.com

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* According to Wikipedia, “boutique manufacturing is a method used for the custom production of certain products in limited quantities by hand or with a restricted level of automation.” (Boutique manufacturing on Wikipedia)

M. Özgür Nevres

I am a software developer, an ex-racing cyclist (at the amateur level) and a science enthusiast. Also an animal lover! I write about cycling on this website, cycling-passion.com. You can check out my social media profiles by clicking on their icons.

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