Category Archives: Bicycle Design and Fabrication

Monster Cross Version 1.0

This is the final product of the monster cross build that was started with BikeCAD. Advertisements

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Full Scale Bike Frame Prints

BikeCAD is an excellent program to use for frame design.  One of the primary benefits to the hobby builder is the ability to export a full scale drawing of the frame design.  The picture below shows a 36″ x 48″ … Continue reading

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Bike Frame Jig Survey

Bicycle frame jigs are used in production and hobbyist environments to assemble the tubes to build a frame.  There are three jigs which are commercially sold for production work.  The most common is the Anvil frame jig, followed by the … Continue reading

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Bicycle Design with BikeCAD

BikeCAD is an amazing program for experienced engineers or the novice alike.  It is a 2D CAD program specific to bike design.  I already own a license for a 3D CAD system but BikeCAD had all the features I wanted … Continue reading

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Bicycle Steering Trail

Bicycles have a nearly 200 year history starting with German inventor Karl von Drais. This early design was developed from 1817 to 1819.  Despite having two wheels and handlebars the design is missing key features when compared to the modern … Continue reading

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