There must be something in the water out west, but some seriously great bicycle makers out there...
As described on their site,
"Every lifetime deserves at least one.Beloved framesets are the physical manifestation of the Cycle Works Oregon mission. Handcrafted for each individual, they are balanced, purposeful, elegant, confident and capable. We use steel because it has all the mechanical and ride qualities we wish to evoke – French Constructeur inspired simplicity at its very best."