This is how a carbon wheel is made for a bicycle!
Here’s a drink coaster made out of carbon fiber. Neat! $25 for an unknown quantity set.
This is a pretty neat bike on Kickstarter called the Semester Bicycle. It’s made in Greensboro, AL and features a carbon fiber core wrapped in strong hex-shaped bamboo. It’s a single-speed bike that all together will cost $799 (complete bike) or you can buy just the frame for $399. Check it out here.
I had no idea that carbon fiber could be applied in this way. In this video a guy places his hand in a container of liquid with a carbon fiber sheet at the top and lifts his hand out to reveal that the carbon fiber has molded to the shape of his hand. Not sure [...]
Did you know that BMW built a carbon fiber bobsled? They are hoping to build 6 of these 2-person bobsleds to be the official bobsled of the 2014 US mens and womens Olympic teams. Sleek!