Bishop Bikes: Ben’s Columbus MS Road Mar 26, 2014



It’s been a long, long time since I first posted about Ben’s Columbus MS road frame. Last June, in fact. Chris and Ben both tracked down all the parts needed to build this beauty up and I gotta say, it’s one of the best road bikes I’ve seen come from Bishop. Which is saying a lot, considering my own and Michael‘s are still two stellar beauts.

Catch more of this insane road bike (if you can indeed catch it) at the Bishop Flickr!

  • The original MS Track bike from Austin NAHBS is really what originally drew me to Bishop’s work. It’s great to see Chris do the road version; they compliment each other beautifully. I’ll always have a soft spot for this pair, no matter how much I love mine.

    • Patrick Murphy

      I love how Bishop has been doing these “retro modern” road builds – with yours, Michael, as well as with this one. Contemporary parts amidst a backdrop of traditional lines, 1″ steerers, quills, and of-era saddles to top them off. Some fantastic looking bikes!

  • Amazing work from all concerned. Very very tasteful indeed.

  • D.J. Bolles

    I love what Bishop does with bikes and the paint always brings the work to life. I really admire all of the builders that are featured here, and have a lot of respect for them all but, Bishop’s work I find to be the most inspiring.