Leif just sent through this link to Dutch designer Tjeerd Veenhoven’s new Carbon Bike. It’s a bit of anti-design, utilising second hand parts and some pretty lo-fi carbon lay up processes. The bike parts are first mounted in a jig, carbon fibres are drenched in epoxy resin, then spun and twisted into strands that are stretched and wound between pieces, and finally left to dry. The density of carbon in a given section of the bike is dependent on the needs and properties of that part; more carbon is necessary in sections that experience compression, and less is needed where there is tension. Check it out here as well as Tjeerd’s wind charger for your iPhone!!
Maydena Race Highlights – Video
Kicking off the first-ever UCI Mountain Bike World Cup with a bang. Maydena, Tasmania delivered a true rollercoaster of a race. Three days of baking