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Eric and his Cross Bike Win Criterium

Photo: Eric Thompson Appleman pilot Eric Thompson started off his 2014 road season with a win at the Tuesday Night World’s Criterium! As you may remember, Eric raced his Appleman last CX season nationally (many top 20 finishes) and locally (sweeping every MN race).  He…

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16 Apr 2014 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog, Rides no comments

NAHBS 2014 Preparations

NAHBS 2014 is just around the corner!  I’m bringing some awesome customer bikes!   Here are few build sequence shots… I can’t show too much because one of the customers will be seeing his bike for the first time at NAHBS!  He has given me…

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27 Feb 2014 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Around The Shop, Bikes, Blog 1 comment

New Bikes and Bike Rumor Interview

I recently added two new beautiful bikes to the gallery! Koen’s “American Dream” Road bike is a super stealthy bike with full Di2 and Enve components. Joe’s Gravel Racer came out beautifully with wooden logos and complimentary Chris King gold anodized parts.  Check out the…

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23 Jan 2014 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog, Media 1 comment

Another Appleman for Rob: 29′r

I’ve never met Rob.  In fact, I’ve never even talked to him, yet he’s ordered 3 bikes.  His super stiff mango road bike, the 29′r mountain bike below, and a gravel bike in the queue.  Having owned more than a few custom bikes, Rob knows what…

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26 Nov 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog 1 comment

CX Magazine Bike Review

Cyclocross Magazine  wrote a raving review of a custom Appleman CX frame in the “Considering Custom” series.  I built them a dream bike and they got a dream bike!  I’m very proud to be the only carbon fiber framebuilder to be included in the series!…

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16 Oct 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog, Media no comments

Eric Thompson wins Metal Cross

Appleman rider Eric Thompson dominated Metal Cross race weekend!  Metal Cross is a two day cross race event in Clearwater, MN.  Eric rode his Appleman to victory on a damp course Saturday to win by over 1 minute!   A beautiful, sunny day on Sunday…

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04 Oct 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog, Rides no comments

Appleman Sponsors Eric Thompson for CX

I’m happy to announce that Appleman Bicycles is sponsoring pro/elite cyclocross racer, Eric Thompson!  Eric and I met through the Youth Cycling League in our early teens.  Since then, I’ve been tuning carbon fiber bikes and Eric has been tuning his CX speed.  We’ve combined…

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25 Sep 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog, Media, Rides no comments

CX Magazine Interview

Issue 21 of Cyclocross Magazine just came out!  The article has a great writeup about Appleman Bicycles and a preview of the bike CXM is reviewing. (Update: Read the full review here)   Click the picture below to read the story!  (It’s a large file,…

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05 Aug 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog, Media no comments

Your Bike at NAHBS 2014

I’m registered for NAHBS 2014 and will be bringing customer bikes! I am already planning my NAHBS bikes for March 2014. If you are interested in having your bike in my booth, please let me know. I am looking to make the following: a Road bike,…

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27 Jul 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog no comments