Calfee Design Factory Tour: USA Built Carbon & Bamboo Frames

calfee design factory tour video

“Our bicycle frames were born in 1987, tested in the Tour de France in 1991, and optimized every year since; they have evolved to a state of perfection and value unmatched by any other frame.” – Calfee Design

Made in California since 1989.

calfee design factory tour video

Calfee Factory Tour Video

In this video, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist joins Rich and Patrick of Calfee Design, for an in-depth tour of Calfee’s frame building and repair operation. Craig Calfee himself appears later in this video.

Calfee Design – https://calfeedesign.com

Photos from the Tour & More

calfee design factory tour video
The first Calfee ever made
calfee design factory tour video
The single bike frame layup table
calfee design factory tour video
Calfee’s lugs are distinctive

calfee design factory tour video

calfee design factory tour video
The Machine Shop
calfee design factory tour video
3D printed moulds to form lugs
calfee design factory tour video
Tandem frame layup
calfee design factory tour video
Tandem frame nearing completion
calfee design factory tour video
3K, 6K carbon, and more
calfee design factory tour video
Carbon tow used to wrap tandem lugs
calfee design factory tour video
Plenty of Bamboo frames hanging about
calfee design factory tour video
Calfee Tetra undergoing cleanup
calfee design factory tour video
The headtube begins taking shape

calfee design factory tour video

calfee design factory tour video
Bamboo tubes

calfee design factory tour video

calfee design factory tour video
Calfee became known when Greg Lemond ordered bikes
calfee design factory tour video
Greg Lemond, 1991 Paris Nice aboard a Calfee
calfee design factory tour video
Later edition of a Lemond Calfee

Additional Photos

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