Ride an ALLIED at NAHBS

Ride an ALLIED at NAHBS

We are packing up the van and headed west again for the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, which kicks off this coming Friday in Sacramento, California.  We'll have our fine stable of Show Ponies on display for viewing pleasure, in addition to part of our demo fleet on hand for a #joyride or two.  If you are interested in taking one of our bikes for a romp, give us a visit at Location 840A on the convention floor and pick out your weapon of choice.  Don't forget those shoes, pedals and hel...

Cali Tour 2019

Cali Tour 2019

We are packing up the van and headed west in search of good roads, good people and good times.  Let's meet up to ride, drink coffee, ride some more, talk bikes, and drink a beer or two.  We'll have a beautiful stable of ALLIED machines on hand for you to ride - first come first served.  We take bribes. Just kidding. We don't. Make plans to hang with us.  FULL SCHEDULE IS BELOW...


We Ride For Joy

How is it that we connect? Over a coffee, a ride, a shared interest, and most importantly, over our shared humanity. In a noisy, cluttered world, what gives us the clarity of mind to do so?

Bike Design.  From The Saddle.

Bike Design. From The Saddle.

Designing bikes has always been a selfish pursuit for me.  It’s my favorite thing to do. Well, my second favorite after riding bikes.  There is no better way to expose a bike’s design weaknesses than testing its limits out on the road or trail.  And there is also no better way to dream up solutions than the quiet meditation one can only get out there, somewhere on a bike.

Matt Lieto's Escape in Kona

Matt Lieto's Escape in Kona

Matt Lieto works some pretty full days each year in Kona.  This year he took his AllRoad and escaped the World Championship madness.  Our good friends over at Easton Cycling followed along, and produced a beautiful piece that got us dreaming of doing the same.  

The Radavist: CARBON ARTISTRY AND THE ALLIED ALFA DISC ALL-ROAD BIKE

The Radavist: CARBON ARTISTRY AND THE ALLIED ALFA DISC ALL-ROAD BIKE

The Allied story is one that has been touched on briefly here on the Radavist. A brand that was formed through the foresight of one man; Tony Karklins and his ability to acquire a Canadian brand Guru’s assets at auction. This included the machinery, technology, everything; down to the paint booth. Upon winning the bid, Tony then moved this equipment to Arkansas, hired a few key players and began cranking on this new brand, dubbed Allied Cycle Works, which operates under the umbrella of HIA V...