bicycles

AeroCharge - A 3D Printed Wind-Powered Smartphone Charger for Cyclists is Unveiled

AeroCharge - A 3D Printed Wind-Powered Smartphone Charger for Cyclists is Unveiled

It really amazes me that with today’s technology, we still haven’t found a way to create a more efficient, longer-lasting solution for powering our mobile devices. While most of us own sophisticated smarthphones which have the ability to do so much for us on a daily basis, we still don’t have the technology to keep these […]

It really amazes me that with today’s technology, we still haven’t found a way to create a more efficient, longer-lasting solution for powering our mobile devices. While most of us own sophisticated smarthphones which have the ability to do so much for us...
Amazing 3D Printed/Cardboard Bicycle Will Be Ridden for First Time at Maker Faire

Amazing 3D Printed/Cardboard Bicycle Will Be Ridden for First Time at Maker Faire

The Bay Area Maker Faire is set to kick off this weekend in San Mateo, California, with “makers” from around the world arriving to exchange ideas, marvel in the madness of innovation, and learn a thing or two from their peers. This year’s Maker Faire will be sure to have plenty in terms of 3D […]

The Bay Area Maker Faire is set to kick off this weekend in San Mateo, California, with “makers” from around the world arriving to exchange ideas, marvel in the madness of innovation, and learn a thing or two from their peers. This year’s Maker Faire...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- March 7, 2015

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- March 7, 2015

Warning: all of this week’s creative ideas may give you the bug to buy or win a 3D printer of your own…and you can do just that by entering Ultimaker’s giveaway contest on their Facebook page. Yes, that’s correct. They are giving away two free 3D printers to you and a friend, as a way […]

Warning: all of this week’s creative ideas may give you the bug to buy or win a 3D printer of your own…and you can do just that by entering Ultimaker’s giveaway contest on their Facebook page. Yes, that’s correct. They are giving away two free...
Conceptual 3D Printed Bike, "Luna," is Stylish and Practical

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 printing artists. But I wasn’t thinking when I wrote that. It’s the 3D printed bikes that are my favorite! Not that bikes haven’t always been […]

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 printing artists. But I wasn’t thinking when I wrote that. It’s the 3D printed bikes...
Australian Company Flying Machine 3D Prints Titanium Bike Lugs for Custom, Luxury Bicycles

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 bicycling world isn’t unheard of by any stretch, with additive manufacturing showing up across the board, from parts to helmets. Now, Australia-based Flying Machine has […]

“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 bicycling world isn’t unheard of by any stretch, with additive...
Researchers in the UK are Combining Supercomputing and 3D Printing to Create a Safer Bike Helmet

Researchers in the UK are Combining Supercomputing and 3D Printing to Create a Safer Bike Helmet

As roads become more congested, fuel prices rise, and the environmental impact of fossil fuels begins taking its toll on this planet, there is an ever increasing populous turning to bicycles as their primary means of transportation. You see this generally in congested city landscapes, usually in the warmer months, where rush hour can be […]

As roads become more congested, fuel prices rise, and the environmental impact of fossil fuels begins taking its toll on this planet, there is an ever increasing populous turning to bicycles as their primary means of transportation. You see this generally in congested...

3D Printing the Fixie: A New Take on Customizable Bicycles

Using 3D printing technology to create a bicycle is no longer particularly new. That doesn’t mean, however, that anytime it happens it’s old news. James Novak took a crack at the bicycle and came up with this very unique frame that allowed him to fully explore and exploit the potential of 3D printing in customized […]

Using 3D printing technology to create a bicycle is no longer particularly new. That doesn’t mean, however, that anytime it happens it’s old news. James Novak took a crack at the bicycle and came up with this very unique frame that allowed him to fully explore and...

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 titanium bicycle parts. Printing these parts, as opposed to machining them, allowed them to create pieces with greater complexity than would otherwise be possible. In […]

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 titanium bicycle parts. Printing these parts, as opposed to machining them,...

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