Independent Fabrication

So, you're thinking you want a custom bike? Well, look no further. Independent Fabrication is renowned for thier beautiful handcrafted steel and titanium frames. Each IF is custom built to your body and cycling needs, you can't get a better fitting bike than that. Not only do you get to choose the specs of your bike but you choose the colors. If you have never seen an IF paint job you are in for a treat. These bikes are truly exceptional. You choose the paint job for your bike.

Come see The Bike Lane's own collection of road, mountain, and single speed IF bikes. Also available from IF are touring, 29'er mountain bikes and cross bikes. Independent Fabrication started in 1995 building steel mountain bike frames. Now they can build almost everything, out of almost anything. From the finest, most technically advanced, steel tubing to ever exist, to the best titanium available, to an array of custom carbon fiber tubing made just for IF, they can make a bike for you. But not just any bike - the bike of your dreams, manufactured with so much love and care,Design, build and paint job is custom to you! one would think their lives depended on it, and, in a way, they do.

Every frameset IF builds is custom, built for an individual customer from start to finish in their Somerville factory. But how custom is custom? At IF custom means every tube, every length, every angle, and every option is selected to meet our customers' needs and desires. If that isn't enough, they have a state-of-the-art PPG Certified Paint shop that is set up to handle your custom paint requests, any color, any shape, essentially any scheme that you can come up with. Your bike will be as unique as you are. Check out some examples of their beautiful bikes below or stop into The Bike Lane and see some for yourself.

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