MIT aluminum bicycle project, 1974

Marc Rosenbaum's 12 1/2-pound aluminum track bike, 1974

Marc Rosenbaum’s 12 1/2-pound aluminum track bike, 1974

Harriet Fell rides her aluminum bicycle, 2005

Harriet Fell rides her aluminum bicycle, 2005

New post: the MIT aluminum bicycle project, 1974, where modern aluminum bicycle frames got their start as student Marc Rosenbaum’s thesis project. sheldonbrown.com site owner Harriet Fell built one of the original MIT aluminum bicycle frames, it came to be an exhibit in a Klein vs. Cannondale lawsuit — and she still rides it!

Bottom bracket of Harriet's bicycle

Bottom bracket of Harriet’s bicycle

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