So I had a very interesting conversation yesterday, and afterwards, it sparked the idea of trying to use FDM (fused deposition modeling) to build a plastic bicycle frame. I think that some basic sketching is in-order this weekend, trying to get the brain wrapped around the idea of building a frame with the technology. I’m not sure that ABS plastic is the best choice of frame materials with regards to weight, durability, and flexibility, but if it’s cheap to run off a single copy, I might take a stab at it in the next year.
So last night, I took the Cervelo out for a short ride, and have determined that I still have some kinks to work out. Nothing show-stopping, of course, but still. … Read more
Yeah, so I drove the time trial course last night, as planned, and holy crap. There are parts that are fine, but there are parts that look like the Arenburg … Read more