Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Wisconsin Solidarity Bike - Atomic Zombie builders forum

"The evolution... Started with this iconic image, which has become an easily recognized symbol in Wisconsin. As you can see, I greatly simplified the shape - I incorporated as many 120-degree angles as possible, so I could cut copy the same angle from one tube to many others. There were 45 pieces planned for the frame.

For structural reasons, I expanded the star to the outer edges of the frame. I ended up doing things a little differently for the rear end, putting two tubes together side-by-side. It more closely matches the original shape, and looks a bit more fancy."

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