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The "Bespoke: The Handbuilt Bicycle" show examines the resurgence of the hand-built bicycle.
From Portland, to New York, and Berlin to Copenhagen, it's no surprise the latest generation of urbanites have rejected car culture for the eco-friendly option of bicycles. As an extension of this mindset, the demand for hand-crafted bicycles over mass manufactured ones has resurged. With new growth in the market, there is now more room than ever for small bicycle designers to explore innovative approaches to function, materials and aesthetics. This is where New York's Museum of Arts and Design‘s Bespoke: The Handbuilt Bicycle show begins its investigation: