Category: Prototyping

Funny Fork – Data Logging

The Funny Fork future involves public testing including data collection with hope for scientific testing to parallel ‘seat of the pants’ rider feedback.   Data collection will be…

Funny Fork – Public Introduction

The Funny Fork project started as the simple desire to understand the handling characteristics of suspensions systems which were non telescopic in nature.  Having few modern interpretations of…

Carbon Skateboard Project – Part 1

After years of watching my brother shred and several more years talking about what a carbon board would feel like it’s time to build one.  Carbon boards exist,…

Running list of 3d Printing Tips

For years I managed to outsource rapid prototyping but as costs decreased and material properties improved it became reasonable to bring some work in house.  The first printer I ran…

Rebuilding my 3d Printer (Head Alignment)

Sometime in 2015 I picked up a 3D printer at MicroCenter of the open box variety.  The few hundred in savings out of the gate seemed a good…

A Simple Seatpost Extension

Measure twice cut once, in this case I believe we measured 5 times, and cut 6;  in the end things came together nicely.  The customer needed a fit…