An Exciting Step Forward

by Mike Smith March 17, 2014 1 Comment

We're making a big announcement today: we've teamed up with some of the most talented and experienced craftsmen in the industry to bring production of our bikes in-house, and to give our products a long term manufacturing home in North America.

We'll be providing more details in the days to come, but for now please read the press release below for full details. We are excited for what this means for us and our bikes moving forward.

 

No. 22 Bicycle Company Launches Boutique Framebuilding Operation in Upstate New York

For immediate release:

Toronto, Canada, March 17, 2014:  No. 22 Bicycle Company, a boutique brand of titanium frames and complete bikes, announced today that it is launching a new framebuilding operation in upstate New York.

The operation will be composed of a team of industry veterans, drawing from the production staff of the recently closed Saratoga Frameworks with a combined 53 years of titanium building experience. The team will be led by Scott Hock and includes Frank Cenchitz as head welder, Caleb Sesselman as welder, and Bill McDonald bringing his considerable experience to finishing and paint.

The team will produce all of No. 22 Bicycle Company’s models, including the recently revised Great Divide road frame, as well as frames under contract to other high-end brands.

“We are extremely excited about the opportunity to work with this team as the long-term manufacturing home for our bikes,” said Mike Smith, co-founder of No. 22. “We have been building our brand around the resurgence of North American craftsmanship, and the frames that Scott, Frank and their colleagues are able to build have us thrilled about this relationship. We feel privileged to be working with them to produce bikes that we can all be proud of.”

Founded in 2012 by Bryce Gracey and Mike Smith, No. 22 Bicycle Company produces a line of titanium frames and complete custom bikes. The brand’s bikes are sold both direct and through dealers, working with Stage Race Distribution as its US distributor and VAM Performance as its distributor in the UK.

Contact:
Mike Smith
Co-Founder, No. 22 Bicycle Company
Phone 416-434-3911
mike@22bicycles.com

 
Bryce Gracey
Co-Founder, No. 22 Bicycle Company
Phone 416-655-9316
bryce@22bicycles.com

 




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Rick pressel
Rick pressel

May 21, 2016

I recently bought a29er frame from redbike. The serial no. is wtll13022054. Can you give me any info on frame? Year, where made etc? Thank you.
Nice frame!!!

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