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Bike Frame Design – Steps and Issues in Designing a Women-Specific Alloy Road Bike Frame

A few years ago, I set about designing an alloy road bike frame specifically for women.  Well, I was actually just designing a frame for myself, because the existing choices were very poor in Taiwan; these designs were formulated with the US and European markets in mind. The market in Taiwan was (still is?) considered …

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Bicycle Framebuilding – Magnesium and Aluminum Compared and Contrasted

I recently posted some thoughts on the use of magnesium in frame-making. In that post I quoted technologist Josh Deetz of Deetz Design & Development Co., Ltd, based in Taichung County. Here Josh guest posts in a response to my original post. Further detailed information on magnesium available at magnesium.org ******************************************************************************************************************* By JOSH DEETZ I enjoyed your …

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Technology and Business is Not Either/Or – Magnesium Rising?

At the big trade shows, it’s always a good idea to have a plan of attack. Having people to see and appointments in the book is essential. Just as essential, however, is the meandering strategy. Besides from being great fun, you will come across things that you might not notice when you’re following the entries …

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