Hank’s Garage

Hank’s Garage

where we talk about framebuilding, our love of bikes, & other stuff

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Spring Break 2018

Spring Break 2018

The Spring Classics are here!!  That means it’s time for a little Spring break.  Henry James will be closed on April 2nd, returning on the 9th.  Enjoy your week and see you when we get back.

THANK YOU HARTFORD!

THANK YOU HARTFORD!

There is nothing like attending a show where the attendees are plentiful, passionate and educated!  The cycling community in and around the Hartford, Connecticut area is all that and more!  A big kudos goes out the the show organizers for selecting the New England area […]

NAHBS 2018

NAHBS 2018

It’s hard to believe that another edition of NAHBS is just one week away!  This year, we are doing it a bit different.  While we won’t have a Henry James Bicycles booth, we will be at the show all three days.  To find out the latest on Henry James and some of the new Columbus tubing or forks, stop by the Columbus booth, as that is where you will find us.  We will definitely be out and about visiting builders booths and trying our best to enjoy the festivities of NAHBS and Hartford.  Looking forward to seeing everyone in Hartford next week!

Stick a fork in it!

Stick a fork in it!

Columbus has been at the bicycle tubing game since 1919.  So, if you’ve been around bicycles and bicycle framebuilding, you know all about the legendary quality that Columbus is known for.  But what you may not know, is that the same level of quality and […]

Holiday Schedule

Holiday Schedule

Henry James Bicycles will be taking a short break over the Christmas Holiday to enjoy time with family.  We will close on December 21 and will reopen on December 28.  If you need anything before the holiday, just get with us before the 21st. We […]

Columbus Ready to Set Sail

Columbus Ready to Set Sail

After a great deal of effort from our amazing website director, we are finally pleased to announce that Columbus tubing is up on our site and ready to order.  We’ve been very pleased with the popularity of the Columbus carbon forks these past few months and look forward to getting to know which Columbus tubing our customers like the most.  The new Anti-Dent tubing has been making it’s way out into the market already, with very good results.  Feel free to drop us a line and let us know if we can help answer any questions that you can’t find answers to on our website.

Getting Naked with Sam

Located on Quadra Island in British Columbia, Naked Bicycles has crafted some of the most incredible custom built bicycles.  We hope you enjoy viewing this video of Sam Whittingham at work as much as we do.

Who is Henry James?

Who is Henry James?

Henry James Bicycles gets its name from Henry James Folson… better known as Hank. After spending time as a successful product design engineer, Hank decided to take his love of cycling for a spin in the bicycle business. Forty years later, you can still find […]

2018 Oregon Show Dates Announced

2018 Oregon Show Dates Announced

Mark your calendars.  The 2018 Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show will take place on August 18 and 19, 2018.  Again the show will be located in the historic Cathedral Park Place building in the St Johns neighborhood in Portland.  This year promises to be another great show, with some new features planned.

Our First Shipment of Columbus Tubes

Our First Shipment of Columbus Tubes

Our first shipment of @columbus_official tubing is going out to a lucky framebuilder today. Each tube is bagged and labeled, something Henry James customers have always appreciated. #steelisreal