- 3D printing has been used to print many bicycle frames, lugs and other parts.
- Metal 3D printing and 3D printing plastics have been used to make bicycles.
- True value could be created in the long run by printing customized bicycles.
Many companies are looking at 3D printing bicycles. In some cases the bicycle is seen as an inexpensive platform to test new design ideas and showcase capabilities. In other cases designers and manufacturing companies are looking to disrupt bicycle design and the market by using 3D printing.
In essence the main advantages being explored by 3D printing bicycles at the moment are: by saving weight, by ha