Handbuilt since 1973

40th Anniversary

Category Archives: Stories

Red Canyon trip

Hi, Bill I am using David’s iPhone to send you this picture of us in Red Canyon. My bike performed beautifully! I can’t believe the difference the gearing makes. One day we climbed for 30 miles to 10,200 feet to Cedar … Continue reading

Rediscovered Davidson

Roman Ruiz wrote to tell us … bought my Davidson “Impulse” frame back in 1987. It had been a racer, a trainer, and a weekend bike. I gave the frame to a friend who promptly used it for the same … Continue reading

Seven Frame

Hey Bill, Just wanted to shoot you an email and say thanks for such a great job you did on the coupling and painting of my seven frame!! Super stoked. We built it up with SRAM Red and it’s 16 pounds … Continue reading

Racing the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix

Davidson customer Philip D. Voorhees racing at the Manhattan Beach Grand Prix

California Dreaming

Tim Evans picked up his brand new Davidson in May and rode it home to southern California. I arrived home Thursday, May 15. I left Seattle in a cold drizzle and arrived home in a strong 104℉ dry headwind! It … Continue reading

20 years of riding

Thanks for the comfortable ride.  The frame and fork are over 20 years old and still being ridden regularly. – DeAnn

My artificial hips demanded a perfect fit…

Dear Bill, I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with my new bicycle. Because of my artificial hips and other particular requirements, I had expected to need several adjustments and fine-tuning to get a correct fit. … Continue reading

Sweet Ride

All around it’s a sweet ride that has exceeded my expectations… Dear Bob, I’m writing on a couple of topics but would like to begin with how much I like my new, custom Davidson Ti bike. It’s hard to know … Continue reading

The bike and I have survived…

This picture was taken after 5 hours, one ‘endo’ and two attempts at tree eating. We just completed the Teoccalli Ridge ride at Crested Butte, CO. (Mud, rocks, trees, single track, and a downhill that can only be described as … Continue reading

Used Impulse

Three weeks ago I picked up a late 80′s/early 90′s impulse and I can’t believe my luck. after a decade of riding cominations of aluminum and carbon, I found a bike that just rides like a dream. frankly, i bought … Continue reading