3d printing bicycles

3D Printing: A Pedalution, Part Five – 13 Scenarios for Market Entry

In the previous articles in the Pedalution series, we looked at the prevalence of 3D printing in cycling and bike components. We’ve also explored what companies are doing with 3D…

3D Printing Bikes: A Pedalution, Part 4 – The Five 40s

In the first installment of this series, we looked at how 3D printing is being used in bicycles before going deeper and also exploring the use into 3D printing for…

3D Printing Bikes: A Pedalution, Part 2

In the first part of this series, we looked at what has been going with the 3D printing of bicycles and tried to show you why certain things will become…

How to Modify and Customize Your Bicycle with 3D Printing

3D printing makes it possible to customize all sorts of products now, from prosthetics and tools to jewelry and eyeglasses. The technology can also be used to create customized components…

Desktop 3D Printing and Functional Replacement Parts

3D printing is seeing increasing use in the manufacture of components for bikes, and sometimes even the bikes themselves. Bikes with 3D printed parts don’t just look cool, either – they perform just…

Las Vegas to San Francisco: Sculpteo Designers Complete Successful Road Trip with 3D Printed Bike

I will never forget when my dad taught me how to ride my bike without training wheels for the first time. We went to a small, nearby shopping plaza and…

Failure Teaches the Best Lessons — A Few Questions For: Georgia Tech’s 3D Printed Racing Bike Team

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett As spring flowers bloom and trees bud new leaves, many are inspired to spend more…

Robot Bike Company Blends 3D Printed Titanium with Carbon Fiber for R160 Mountain Bike Frame

As someone who considers himself to be an avid cyclist, my calves get butterflies whenever I see or hear about 3D printing technology being utilized by a bicycle manufacturer. The effort…

The Bike Project is Creating the First 3D Printable Open Source Bike called OBI

A pair of Dutch industrial design students named Stef de Groot and Paul De Medeiros have started developing the Bike Project, a completely open sourced 3D printable bike called OBI…

Conceptual 3D Printed Bike, “Luna,” is Stylish and Practical

I think I wrote the other day that my favorite type of 3D printed object was the awesome wearable art — jewelry and clothing — being offered by creative 3D…

Australian Company Flying Machine 3D Prints Titanium Bike Lugs for Custom, Luxury Bicycles

“I want to ride my bicycle,” Freddie Mercury once sang; it’s a chorus repeated through the years, as the cycling community across the world is massive. 3D printing in the…

3D Printing Titanium Bicycles: The mainstreaming of additive manufacturing in bicycle production

In 2011 Bristol engineers announced the creation of 3-D printing bicycle made from nylon.  In 2012, UK bike brand, Charge Bikes announced the development of the first ever production printed…