2010 Philly Bike Expo: Icarus Frames Nov 1, 2010

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The 2010 Philly Bike Expo brought out some beautiful show bikes. Included in the bunch was Ian from Icarus‘ creations. Ian’s a funny guy and this shirt is just the tip of the ice burg. While I’m sure Marty at Geekhouse appreciated the gesture, I can’t help but think of what he’s got in store for Ian at the NAHBS this year. Payback’s always fun right? Anyway, on to Icarus’ bikes…

Check out more photos below.

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In the end, it’s all about having fun and creating beautiful things, like this oil painting.

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Seriously though, on to Ian’s bikes. While he didn’t bring out any monstrosities like the Leviathan, the two bikes he had were show-stoppers.

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A track bike and a road bike, each with unique detailing and a gorgeous wet coat.

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I think by now, the seat tube cluster is Ian’s favorite area on a bike. All of his frames have such a unique cluster that it’s hard to look at any other part of the bike!

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Especially with his sinister glare staring over your shoulder!

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This road bike was clean as hell.

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Here’s Ian’s hand, blocking my shot and explaining the fabrication process to a inquiring mind.

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The feather keeps you light.

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Sheesh!

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I think this is one of Ian’s nicest builds.

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A timeless track bike with superb detailing.

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Nicely done man! I’ll be seeing you this weekend! Be on the look out for more from the 2010 Philly Bike Expo right here!

  • wade

    WHOA!! I thought that track bike was clean, but then it took a while to notice the fade in the paint, including the fork. Would love to see some close-ups of the jounts – looks like “half-lugs” (?) welded or fillet brazed onto the tubes? Trippy detail! Very stealthy smooth bike. RIGHTEOUS!

  • seth

    this bike was a real jaw dropper

  • http://athensfixedgear.com/ agi

    Ian’s exclusive interview on Fixed Gear Athens:
    http://athensfixedgear.com/feature/ian-sutton-icarus-frames-interview/

    Ian, I want one of those t-shirts!

  • Wade

    Cool that Ian’s in the old Merlin space. I remember seeing them weld there in the early ’90′s. The next Tom Kellogg? …