Say Goodbye to Traditional Compromises

We’ve achieved the ideal balance between stiffness, weight, and compliance to give you the ultimate ride experience.

The primary use of hardwood in our frames gives a feeling of compliance without sacrificing stiffness. 

The result is a solid,  connected feeling that soaks up bumps while providing exceptional power transfer and speed.

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It's not just a wooden bike

Hard maple makes up the majority of the frame, and a thin layer of carbon fiber lines the walls of the hollow interior.  To finish it off, all of the connection points for the components are aerospace grade aluminum alloy connected with titanium fasteners.

Built for strength and durability

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These bikes are ready to tackle the streets.  

They’re ISO-tested and have a protective marine coating to withstand rain, sleet, and snow. 

They were born in snowy Buffalo, and continue to be tested in rainy Seattle.

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Latest Blog Posts

We’re Moving to Seattle!!

It’s official! Jessica recently started a new job in Seattle and I’ve begun packing up the workshop here in Buffalo.  As excited as we are for this new adventure in the Pacific Northwest, we’re extremely sad to be leaving our friends and family and will be making frequent trips back

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NAHBS 2019 Wrapped Up

The North American Handmade Bike Show 15th anniversary in Sacramento was a huge event for Normal Bicycles.  This was our first year exhibiting a New Builder and we were excited to be in the midst of so may this year (including meeting up with Porter Cycles, Drift, and Corvid). Credit: Ben

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The NAHBS Curly Maple Gravel Bike Takes Shape

We’re now 20 days away from the North American Handmade Bike Show – NAHBS – and we’ve decided we should probably start gluing the frame together for our wood gravel bike we’re featuring!  We’ve actually been working frantically for the last few weeks on some of the features we’re introducing

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