When it comes to a high strength-to-weight ratio, titanium is just about the best material out there for manufacturing bicycle frames. Unfortunately, those frames are also quite expensive. They could be about to come down in price, however – two British companies recently teamed up to create the world’s first 3D-printed titanium bike frame.
Renishaw, an additive manufacturing firm, joined forces with Empire Cycles to build the one-off titanium MX-6 Evo mountain bike … Pictures and more
HURTLING down a hill at up to 100km/h isn’t everyone’s idea of a good time — but hey, don’t knock it until you’ve tried it.
Albury man Mark Riddell quickly became hooked after giving a gravity bike a go.
Now he even believes the thrill-seeking sport could become a tourism asset on the Border … Pictures and more
Is putting your bike in a box the most stressful thing a cyclist can do? Breaking your hard-earned pride and joy into pieces, putting these into a case and handing it over to a baggage handler is the most gut wrenching thing I’ve had to do as a cyclist.
I’m heading off to ride the HotChillee 2013 Alpine Challenge, a three day event based out of the French Alpine town of Annecy. Having ridden the HotChillee London to Paris event earlier in the year I know I’m in excellent hands and that all I will need to do in the next few days is relax and ride.
But I’ll confess I’m a bit a worrier and … More