Video interview: Framebuilder Carl Strong

Latest interview from North American Handmade Bike Show

Carl Strong of Strong Frames is put on the spot at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show

We’ve been bringing you all the news from the North American Handmade Bicycle Show over the past couple of weeks.


We’ve covered bicycles made of steel, titanium and aluminium, the amazing attention to detail and graphics that some companies showcased, carbon and bamboo bikes, machines taking advantage of Shimano’s Dura-Ace Di2 groupset, models from Cielo, Vanilla and Pegoretti and parts and accessories.


In this third video from the show (click here to view part one, and click here for part two), Carl Strong of Strong Frames reveals his background in BMX racing, talks about TIG welding snobbery and describes the effect the birth of the mountain bike had on the industry. The video was filmed by Martin Renwick of Vuelo Velo,