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Local custom

Bicycle builder Christopher Igleheart of Wenham is just one of many in the region who are renowned for their design prowess

At his shop in Wenham, Christopher Igleheart works on a bike frame. Each of Igleheart’s custom bikes is designed to accommodate the customer’s preferences and physical measurements. Igleheart still prefers to work mainly in welded steel, now considered old-fashioned.
By Francine Latil
Globe Correspondent / September 27, 2007

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WENHAM - In a woody neighborhood off the Miles River, the low buzz of a welding machine emanates from a nondescript garage. Inside, Christopher Igleheart is adding modern flair to a 19th-century process: He is building a custom bicycle frame, tube by tube, by hand. (Full article: 960 words)

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