Aesthetics of Design Timeline

Here listed is a rough timeline for the completion of my project and other posts: Week 1 (Jan 18) Research into different aesthetics. I found a particular interest in androgynous…

Final Report I: Concrete Details

I have completed my first custom bicycle frame. It’s a task I’ve been itching to do for year and this class and project was the perfect opportunity to pursue the…

Custom Bike 4/19 Update

I’ve made a few changes to my design in the process of manufacturing. All of it is still within the scope of my original intent, but the changes will make…

Update April 8th

I’m still sorting out supplies for my project. Getting real nervous about this coming together, what I have tried up to this point has been incompatible with the other components.…

Final Project Inspiration

Like I outlined in my design review, most of my project inspiration came from my love for bikes, especially riding them. This gave the motivation to create something that is…

Custom Frame Update March 16

I’ve been working to get all the prep work done and finalize the geometric design of my tubes. The manufacturing side is nearly ready to begin, so I’m only a…

Progress Report March 17

I am still in the part acquisition phase and planning for manufacturing phase of my project. So far I have acquired the tubeset that I will use, and the fitting…

Design constraints

Like any project there are significant design constraints that I will have to overcome to achieve my goals with the project and succeed and making something functional and aesthetically pleasing.…

Custom Steel Bicycle Frame – PDR

For my final project I am going to build my own custom bicycle frame. While a modern custom frame can range from $2k-10K depending on the material, much of the…

Inspiration

I was on the fence about what I wanted to do for this project and have changed my mind to do something with a bike. I recently watched a video…

Andre’s Engineering Aspirations

As I journey toward completing my undergrad in Mechanical Engineering there are a few areas I’d like to refine in my craftsmanship. I understand that this is a process toward…

Skill Set

I’m a senior Mechanical Engineer with completed coursework in the major. As such I have lots of design experience and can help with working through ideas especially with logistics and…

Texan Steer Bike Wall Hanger

Bikes are a wonderful component to living in Boulder, as a capstone to the great infrastructure in the community I’d like to build something to hang my bike on. Something…

Roadkill: Cycling wall art

Bikes are a wonderful component to living in Boulder, as a capstone to the great infrastructure in the community I’d like to build something to hang my bike on. Something…

Androgynous

http://setuptheupset.com/blogs/uncvrd/25735364-10-androgynous-moments-that-changed-fashion-forever Androgyny was identified first by plato as a combination of the two sexes. His myth tell the story of three sexes; male, female, and male-female respectively from the sun,…