Bruce Gordon Cycles is For Sale

This is sad, but completely understandable news:

“I am looking for someone to buy and take over Bruce Gordon Cycles and run it. Included are all the products – Frames, Racks, Stems, Brakes, Tail Lights, Toe Clips, Pumps and the Museum of all the bikes I have made for myself since 1974 which numbers over 30.
Also included are 2 years and 10 months of the Lease with a 5-year possible renewal of the space which is over 4000 Square Feet.

Some of the equipment includes a Bridgeport Vertical Mill, a Horizontal Milwaukee Mill, a Lathe, Metal Saws (3), a 10 Horse Power Compressor, Rack Tube Cutting Machine, Rack Bending Equipment, Fixtures for Frames, Racks, Toe Clips, a Powder Coating Set Up, Inventory and Many Other Things.

I will be available to help out in getting acclimated. Anyone interested – Please give me a call (707) 762-5601”

Bruce is asking $250,000 for all the aforementioned items. I hope to see this legacy carry on through the ages.

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The Käppäpyörät Radalla

Inspired by the Hack Bike Derby from the UK, the Käppäpyörät Radalla, is a klunker-only party in the woods of Finland. Filled with chop-shop bikes, various events and all around good times. Check out more photos from this event at the Konga Bicycles Flickr.

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