The web site is currently being overhauled with a new design. It will take a few days to get things looking good so please excuse the mess.
A look at what’s going on right now with the wood bikes at Connor wood bicycles.
Here’s a quick look at the media coverage we’re getting
Here’s a link to our standard press release
Testing Wood Frame Stiffness
Many people wonder if wood is strong enough to survive being treated and ridden like any other bicycle We’ve proven this with lots of real world riding with thousands of miles logged on Connor Wood Bicycles. We’ve been in races, such as the legendary Leadville 100 mountain bike race in Colorado and are racking up… Read More
Martha Stewart American Made – vote for wood!
I’m a design finalist for the Martha Stewart American Made competition. It’s wood bicycles up against tea cosies and epicurean pickle forks. Who out there wouldn’t like for wood to put the smack down on the uber crafters of the world? I sure would. Best of all, wouldn’t it be awesome to see Mrs. Stewart… Read More
What are people saying?
What are people saying? People are saying great things about these wood bikes. Here is a collection of my latest reviews and places that people are talking about my bikes. Read more or start a conversation of your own. The latest is probably on my Facebook page. Denver Post VIDEO (8/2014) http://photos.denverpost.com/2014/08/16/video-specialty-bikes-crafted-from-wood/ Denver Post (8/2014)… Read More
Connor Wood Bicycles featured on The Daily Bike
Adventure Journal, which writes a blog The Daily Bike featured the Woody 29er Scorcher. It’s a fun little story: http://www.adventure-journal.com/2012/08/the-daily-bike-august-30-2012/
I’ve had a lot of questions asked about how these bikes work and why I do things the way I do. Come see the new expanded FAQs page. You may be surprised by some of my answers.
form and function
Connor Wood Bicycles builds wood bicycles that beautifully combine form and function. Chris is a longtime Denver woodworker and cycling enthusiast, and building wood bicycles came as a stunning realization that he could bring the two together. After years of experience building classical guitars and designing and building modern furniture, Chris has a love and… Read More
Denver wood bike | functional. environmental. art.
Connor Wood Bicycles bikes are made from sustainable American hardwoods. Locally made and individually sculpted in Denver, CO. Is it art, is it a bike? Well, it’s both. It makes a fully functional rideable bicycle out of sculpted wood. Each part is hand fit and shaped giving it that unmistakable look that only hand craftsmanship… Read More
Beta Scorcher Shots
I’m still revising the specific components to be used on the first production model, however here are some of the working photos. This shows the bike in it’s “Mountain Scorcher” configuration. Note the long fork and knobby tires. The true “Woody Scorcher” configuration will appear soon sporting a lower, sleeker fork and fast slick balloon… Read More
What is a scorcher?
Fast, fun stripped down and simple. A scorcher was the term applied to the bicycle bound hooligans in Denver in the late part of the 19th century. A time when the bicycle was beginning to replace the horse and was ridden freely through streets of Denver. Scorchers today are similar but the term is applied… Read More