Here is the list of the boutique* bicycle manufacturers, ordered by their name (starting with G and H). 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.
Dura-Ace is the admiral ship of Shimano, the Japanese (now multinational) manufacturer of cycling components (and some other things like fishing tackle and rowing equipment). Here is a brief history of Dura-ace.
Today’s “historic photo of the day” is: Franco Chioccioli climbing Passo di Gavia, during stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia 1988.
Hampsten Cycles, LLC, founded in 1999 by Andy and Steve Hampsten, and building all frames in-house in Seattle, WA. They offer unique line of custom road frames and whole bikes.
RCS Sport, the organizer of Giro d’Italia, has put together 100 journalist to rate the greatest moments of the race’s 103-year history. “To exorcise the World’s end, as predicted by the Mayan Prophecy”, journalists were questioned over the most memorable moments in the race’s history.