Your Next Carbon Bike Will Be Made in Arkansas | Outside Online

Made in Arkansas is a big deal and now means something in the international bicycle industry. Here is a great article in Outside Magazine.
Allied Bikes

The Alfa Road, the company’s signature 875-gram frame, is hand-built in Little Rock and sells for $4,000 when equipped with Shimano Ultegra components and Mavic Aksium wheels. (It’s $2,700 for the frameset.) By comparison, a similarly equipped, likely heavier, foreign-built Specialized Tarmac starts at $3,600, and a Cannondale Evo at $4,200. “We don’t want to be just another $10,000 carbon-fiber American bike, because we would only sell 100 of them,” Tony Karklins, founder of Allied Cycles, told me when I

Source: Your Next Carbon Bike Will Be Made in Arkansas | Outside Online

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