• Cross bike for road racing

    Eric and his Cross Bike Win Criterium

    April 16, 2014

    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)....

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  • Mountain AppleStem by Appleman Bicycles

    NAHBS 2014 Preparations

    February 27, 2014

    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...

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  • Koen's Custom Appleman rear view

    New Bikes and Bike Rumor Interview

    January 23, 2014

    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...

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  • Eric wins the 2013 MN state CX Championhsip

    Thompson Wins MN State CX Championship

    December 9, 2013

    Congratulations to Eric Thompson for his epic 2013 Minnesota State Cyclocross Championship win!  Two-time state CX champ Pat LeMieux and Dominic Talerico (Appleman repair customer) took 2nd and 3rd respectively. Conditions at the race were down right nasty with the temperature hovering around 0*F...

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  • Fitting mitered tubes: head tube cluster

    Koen’s Road Build

    December 6, 2013

    Koen moved to the USA from Europe and wanted a custom, American-made frame!  His “American Dream” road bike will be classy and subtle with a stealth carbon fiber logo and color-reduced components.  There will be a few personal touches as the frame is finished....

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