Aluminium Prices

Aluminium Prices

Our hugely successful product review in RiDE magazine (June 2020) has lead to a stock-out of the stands. Apologies to all those who have ordered one and are waiting for delivery. Since I made the last batch, the price of aluminium stock has gone through the roof and I...

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ChainMate Cycle

ChainMate Cycle

I first got the idea for making a ChainMate for bicycles at the National Motorcycle Museum open day last October, where we had a table selling ChainMate to motorcycle owners. A customer came up to the table and asked about the ChainMate and then asked if we did them...

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The Can Handle

Looking at the straight ChainMate with a few month’s experience, I decided that it would be far easier to use two-handed. I tried using the Stand, but this was designed to control the ChainMate in a vertical direction, as opposed to horizontal. I then considered...

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Reducing the number of product variants

Reducing the number of product variants

In an effort to reduce the sales price of the ChainMate, I had a look at redesigning it. Not drastically, as the original design works very well, but I had to make the ChainMate more flexible so I could reduce the number of variants. This would allow me to get larger...

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