One of our Sauciers just made a a custom carbon fibre – aluminum bike.
The gist of it is:
1. You design your whacky bike on the computer. Print lugs using a low-end 3d printer, buy off the shelf aluminum tubing, snap them together like lego.
2. Now 3d print molds that fit closely around your lugs. use the molds to shape carbon fibre and epoxy around your first lugs and the tubing. …