Hern Montenegro Of Montenegro Mfg. And His Handmade Carbon Bicycles

After years of experience working with carbon fiber in the bike industry, Hern Montenegro officially went all-in on his passion when, in 2013, he created the first product branded with the name Montenegro.

After years of experience working with carbon fiber in the bike industry, Hern Montenegro officially went all-in on his passion when, in 2013, he created the first product branded with the name Montenegro. Hern is a racer, experienced frame builder, and carbon-fiber expert. After working with Predator and Ritte, Hern discovered the dream life of working for one’s self, and began creating his own custom carbon frames for people looking for a personalized ride experience.

the Montenegro Bamboo Bike Frame
the Montenegro Bamboo Bike Frame

A Montenegro bicycle is one of a kind because each bike’s geometry and paint job is unique, tailored to the rider, and an embodiment of the builder’s personality. As a racer himself, Hern knows how to achieve high standards, and is ready to accept any building challenge. Case in point, the Montenegro logo can also be seen on its increasingly popular bamboo frames. Builds cover multiple disciplines, with an impressive amount of customization in the geometry and materials used. Montenegro also offers a one-piece full carbon customized handlebar and stem, lighter and stiffer than a bolted stem and bars, and built to the exact specifications of the rider.

Hern Montenegro's prototype road bike which was showcased at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Sacramento this past February. Montenegro sources Hermes-Sport wheels, as profiled in BICYCLIST Issue #129.
Hern Montenegro’s prototype road bike which was showcased at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Sacramento this past February. Montenegro sources Hermes-Sport wheels, as profiled in BICYCLIST Issue #129.

Hern’s experience with carbon fiber allows him to also offer expert services in carbon frame repair and custom part work. Anyone looking to step up their bike game would be well served exploring any one of the many options Montenegro offers. Experienced riders should consider a custom Montenegro for their dream ride, made right here in SoCal and offering a ride experience of the highest order. -VP

Visit MontenegroMfg.com for more information and tell them BICYCLIST sent you!

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