These are selected scenes from the 166 minute long ‘Making Motorcycle Gas Tanks’ DVD. Check out all the Covell DVDs at covell.biz ! That’s kind of a rough sketch, but I think that’s more or less the shape I want to have for this tank. And we’ll put a soot coating on this piece of
[Music] [Applause] [Music] [Music] [Music] moto mules track seriously puts our backyard track to shame this thing is beautiful it’s so steep it’s awesome perfect for Cinderella let’s get those laps going [Music] [Music] [Music] this is the coolest property hi guys so we’re about to go take it out on the pavement and see
– Steamboat Springs, Colorado, population 12,088. A cycling paradise and home to one of cycling’s true artisans manufacturers, Moots. The grand masters of titanium. Last year they lent me a Route 45 gravel bike to ride in Iceland. And now we’re here to see how they practice their craft, how they actually make titanium bikes.
TOM: Ready? PAUL: Yeah. TOM: Pedal. [CREAKING] PAUL: Back. TOM: Yep. I am in the foothills of the Dolomite Mountains, about an hour north of Venice, in Italy. And this is a place called Ai Pioppi, The Poplars. 40 years ago, a man called Bruno opened a restaurant and then, he learned to weld, and
(collisions reverberating) – We’ve looked at the myths surrounding carbon fiber. We’ve lifted the lid on aluminum. We’ve investigated whether steel is in fact real; it was. But, there is still a big gap in the GCN Material Sciences Course. And that, is titanium. For a while, in the early ’90s, titanium was going to
Students contact me and say, “I chose coming to the University of Iowa because I knew that I would be able to build a bike.” In this class you design a bike through Autocad computer software and then you actually get to physically building, mitering, cutting, and welding your frame and then you have to
hey everybody this is the first video in a series of videos we're going to making everyday household objects out of bits of steel and stuff that i've got laying around the idea is to make something quickly it doesn't need to be the best looking thing but it needs to function great now I
Students contact me and say, "I chose coming to the University of Iowa because I knew that I would be able to build a bike." In this class you design a bike through Autocad computer software and then you actually get to physically building, mitering, cutting, and welding your frame and then you have to