April 2011

High Profile Alloy Rim

I was doing some visits to potential suppliers this week. One is to a recent entrant into rim manufacturing. Their core business has been the production of rim manufacturing machines for other rim manufacturers. They have also been producing motor-cycle rims for some time and have now expanded their scope to include bicycle rims. I

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3D Printing Bicycle Components

Quite some time ago I promised to have a look at the potential of 3D printing in relation to quick production of frame prototypes. It seems that  especially when it comes to fast turnaround on prototype parts, 3D printing offers clear advantages. Recently the complete printing of a nylon bicycle has attracted a bit of

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