Mountain biking collides with high tech manufacturing in this latest search for design innovation. Here is the full episode of Gnarly Metal that made its Las Vegas debut at the imX
- the International Manufacturing Experience.
Join host Jeremy Bout, Mike Montgomery and Casey Groves on location for this episode - from the shop floor at Straitline Components' cutting edge manufacturing facility to the Jump Ship barge in Victoria Harbour, to the mind-numbing loam found in the forests of BC, Canada. This episode traces the development, prototyping, manufacturing and inaugural competition testing of the new prototype hydraulic gyro from Straitline
, a component that has already has been a game changer for several of today's top shredders.
Edge Factor host Jeremy Bout connects the biggest players in North American manufacturing and engineering education with the global mtb community.
Jeremy conveys his admiration for Mike's steezy riding to an appreciative audience.
The boys from Straitline in the house, rockin' the ties no less! Greg Parish provides some background behind the prototype gyro, and explains Straitline's involvement in the Edge Factor show.
Greg Parish, Mike Montgomery, Jeremy Bout. Following the premiere, imX attendees from around the world were able to engage in some Q&A with everyone involved.
Some of the other gnarly metal that could be seen at the imX.
Sponsor Sandvick Cormorant
was at imX to provide advanced technology workshops - designed to make you smarter and complete with yellow lab coats.
Stay tuned for more from the Edge Factor!