Solid: 3D-Printed Titanium Bike


Mon, Aug 18th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

Conceived by Portland-based Industry and Ti Cycles, this commuter bike by the name of Solid has a 3D-printed titanium frame, making for a remarkably durable yet light body.

Leveraging Ti Cycles’ 25 years of working with titanium, Industry utilized their signature ‘Super Commuter’ platform. The criteria for this platform is a titanium frame and sub-assemblies for its light weight and strong properties, belt drive for high durability, internal geared hub for effortless shifting, disc brakes, Dynamo for electronics, fenders, and internal wiring. Industry redefined the bike gesture by pushing the boundaries of the material and frame design. In order to make it truly seamless they 3D-printed key parts in collaboration with i3DMFG, and brought together old and new techniques. This is the bike redefined.



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