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Old 08-30-2012, 05:20 PM   #1
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Ever wonder how a bike is made?

I stumbled across this on CGOAB. Check this delightful 1945 British film on making a Raleigh bicycle from steel bars to finished product.

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/07/13/how-a-bicycle-is-made/

I wonder how much of the craftsmanship shown there still exists in today's bikes.


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Old 08-31-2012, 01:21 AM   #2
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very interesting film.

thanks for posting.


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Old 08-31-2012, 01:34 AM   #3
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I watched a good bit of it. I like stuff like that. I used to watch "How it's made" all the time.

Funny you posted this now - I was very bored a couple nights ago & I watched a Youtube vid of How it's made - bike chains.
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:47 PM   #4
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Killer film was that old boy dipping with out a glove? black enamel permanent black glove.
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Old 01-30-2013, 11:55 PM   #5
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That was cool video. As impressive as the BMW plant in south carolina
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:32 AM   #6
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Good film!! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 01-31-2013, 02:43 PM   #7
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