Saturday, September 11, 2010

Featured Builder of the Week: Koh Annoura of Samurai Cycle Works




Meet frame builder, Koh Annoura, bike enthusiast and former professional cyclist on Japan’s national cycling team. Based now in Houston, TX, Koh meshes his extensive knowledge in bicycle dynamics with the art of creating a beautiful hand-made frame. He brings to his craft 25 years of racing stories, of which 17 years was spent as a professional KEIRIN racer in Japan. Having ordered over 60 steel frame NJS race bikes over his racing career, he knows exactly what makes a high quality, smooth riding, well-designed frame. Koh’s unique techniques include secrets and skills taught to him by master frame builders in Japan. Enjoy the ride of an ANNOURA bicycle, made in Texas by a cyclist who KNOWS bicycles.