Geography of Can-Am bicycle production


Below is a fascinating map created by Bicycle Retailer and Industry News of bicycle production done in the United States and Canada as of October 1, 2011. As is evident from the map, most of the significant bicycle manufacturing and part production facilities are situated along the West Coast and in the Rocky Mountain region. There are a few other nodes, such as the Madison, Wisconsin area (Waterloo, WI is home of Trek), Tennessee, and the Northeastern United States. Interesting stuff!

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  2. Tim says:

    Very cool indeed, but they’ve completely missed the Michigan-based bike industry which is definitely up and coming. We’ve got the following that I’m aware of: Velocity (only USA manf. of aluminum rims, headquartered in Grand Rapids) – http://www.velocityusa.com; Slingshot Bikes – http://www.slingshotbikes.com; Terra Trike (recumbent trikes) – http://www.terratrike.com; Cycle Safe (the nation’s leading manf. of bike lockers, bike racks, and valet bike equipment which our local bike advocates regularly setup in our region to provide temporary event bike parking) – http://www.cyclesafe.com; 616 Bicycle Fabrications (manf. of bikes and components for the 29er, 650b, Cycle Cross and Fat Bike markets, http://tinyurl.com/7l86v23) – & http://616fab.com; Detroit Bicycle Company (Custom Fixed Gear Bicycles Created in Detroit, http://www.cycleexif.com/detroit-bicycle-company) – http://detroitbicyclecompany.com

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