2015 NAHBS – March 6-8 - The Kentucky International Convention Center
Shimano Signs on as Show Sponsor for 2015 North American Handmade Bicycle Show


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Shimano Signs on as Show Sponsor for 2015

North American Handmade Bicycle Show

Bicycle component manufacturer Shimano to help support and grow

artisanal framebuilding industry

Louisville, KY. (Draft- not for Release) – The North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) is proud to announce Shimano has signed on as a sponsor for the 2015 show. Well known throughout the cycling industry for producing high quality bicycle components, Shimano is a perfect partner for NAHBS where bicycle  framebuilding rules the day.

“I’m thrilled that Shimano continues to be a proud supporter of NAHBS and the handmade sector. They’ve been a valued ally since the early days of the show and a welcome partner in my mission to keep framebuilders as the vanguard of the bicycle industry. I can’t thank them enough for their continued support.”

This year, Shimano is working with several bike builders to showcase the potential of their new e-bike electric assist system called Shimano Steps.  Keep an eye out on the show floor for new bikes featuring this technology.

“We are more than happy to sponsor NAHBS as it is a great opportunity for us to support an event that provides a platform for frame builders and their work to be seen on a global level,” said Dustin Brady, Shimano Marketing Manager. “New designs launched at NAHBS sometimes influence the direction that larger bike companies take and it is always fun to see and discover the new creations.”

Shimano has been a supporter of NAHBS since the beginning and will have a small booth at this year’s show for those who want to connect directly with the brand. “Ultimately, this show is about the frame builders,” said Brady. “We just want to do our part to help them be successful.”

For more news and information on Shimano, please visit them online at http://www.shimano.com. For more information on Shimano Steps, please visit them online at http://shimano-steps.com.

About the North American Handmade Bicycle Show

Established in 2005, the North American Handmade Bicycle Show is the original event bringing together handmade bicycle frame builders from all over the world. The NAHBS is now the largest and most widely accessible destination for frame builders to share their passion with cycling enthusiasts and supporters. For more information, please visit http://www.2015.handmadebicycleshow.com. Connect with NAHBS socially on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.