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Morph Cycles’ Full suspension frame

Tom de Morph Cycles is a student at Loughborough University. For his project of studies he embarked on the design of a full suspension mountain bike frame. He developed the suspension kinematics using specialist software and made a detailed model in CAD. Once he had his completed design he proposed that I might manufacture it for him.

The frame is designed around a single-pivot suspension system for 29 ” Boost wheels and to accommodate a dropper seatpost.
I had practically no changes to make as his project was very solid.
My task was therefore, simply to make the idea reality! To do this, it was necessary to work with very high precision so that the real bike was as close as possible to its computer model.
The construction is mostly done with the fillet brazing technique except when there was not enough space, in this case I opted for the Tig welding.The rear chainstays were worked on to be able to accept a tire of 2.35 “without worries.
Regarding the paint, after discussion with Tom we opted for black covered with Glitter clear coat. Absolutely beautiful! 

Reynolds 853, down tube in version double zone butted, Bear Frame Supplies dropouts for thru axle 12x148mm

Construction: fillet brazing and Tig welding

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