bikes

Materialise 3D Prints 20,000 Bike Parts for High-End Brand

Executive Editor Joris Peels recently did a deep dive into the existing and possible role of 3D printing in the cycling industry. A disruption could be imminent, if industry players…

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 3 Value Chain Disruptions with 3D Printing

In the first installment of this series, we looked at how 3D printing is being used in bicycles. In the second article, we went deeper and also examined 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 15, 2021: Essentium, Titanium GmbH, SUTD, QUT, & SUSTech

We’re starting 3D Printing News Briefs today with a little bit of business news, as Essentium has just now announced the newest appointment to its executive leadership team. Moving on,…

3D Printed Bike Saddles to Adjust the Rider’s Needs

Bike saddles are one of the three parts of the bike that meets your body, and these are often blamed for being uncomfortable when riding. Yet, bike saddles are very…

Innofil3D Partners with Ten Kate Racing and Polyscope to Release New ABS Material for 3D Printed Superbike Racing Components

From cars, yachts, and drones to wheelchairs, bikes, and even small, lifelike heads, 3D printing has been taking the world of competitive racing by storm over the last few years. Ten Kate Racing,…

Startup Uses GPS Data to 3D Print Colorful Models of Running and Cycling Routes

I learned in college that I was not a runner when my then-boyfriend, now husband, invited me to join him once (and once only) on his typical route. Wanting only…

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…

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…

Amsterdam Woodworker Reinvents the Bike with 3D Printing & Solid Ash Wood

Oh, the joys of cycling — and of collecting bikes. If you know a bicycle enthusiast (or are one), you are probably aware they rarely just have one, and if said…

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 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…

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…