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Jan 13, 2021 at 10:42Jan 13, 2021
The Pinkbike Podcast: Episode 40 - The Pinkbike Awards Explained!
I would love to hear from industry experts for their opinions on the Alternative Manufacturing techniques nominated for innovation of the year. Especially in regards to the environmental impact and scalability of these options versus the status quo. 15 years as a manufacturing engineer in addition to working as a machinist makes me very skeptical of machining a frame from a solid billet of aluminum, and while 3D printing portions of the bike is certainly feasible, there are significant unique engineering resources required for every frame made, which will have a massive impact on price.