Manufacturer of e-bikes equipped with a patent-pending frame of aircraft-grade aluminum

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The popularity of welded bicycle framing is not decisive. Many titanium, steel, or aluminum frame manufacturers use alternate connections, which in many cases not only enhance the bicycle’s consumer qualities, but they also make it simpler and cheaper to produce. In spite of numerous innovations, basic frame design of the classical bicycle has changed little since the chain-driven version appeared around 1885 [1]. The first vehicle, however, was invented by the German Baron Karl von Drais in 1817 and was…

No matter what they’re made from, most bicycle frames take the form of multiple tubes that are joined together at the ends. But according to Dutch designing brothers Bob and Tom Schiller, it’s difficult to fully automate. As a result, bike companies tend to get their frames built overseas, in countries where the labor is cheap. To change that, the Schillers have created the Mokumono bike. Traditionally when a bicycle is manufactured it’s using steel or aluminum tubing. This tubing…