In the burgeoning realm of hand-built bikes, Legacy Frameworks is a standout. Making bicycles with frames manufactured by owner Levi Borreson, at first blush a Legacy bike looks Italian-made for its attention to sleek but functional design, and attention to detailing. A full list of outsourced parts included in the manufacture is available in a breakdown on their showcase page, which also lists frame styles and standard features including generator powered lighting and full fenders and rack. This is a bike made with geographically appropriate style and Chicago pride.
Best of Chicago 2014