Simplified Stress Analysis

  • Modeled the IsoTruss grid structure as a closed, multi-cell box beam.
    1. Longitudinal members
      • Resist all axial and bending loads.
      • Stresses calculated using beam theory.
    2. Helical members
      • Carry transverse shear and torsion loads.
      • Stresses calculated using shear flow theory.

 

Arantix Mountain Bike


 

Ascend Road Bike


IsoBike IV

Frame Geometry

Frame Component

Dimension

 

Overall Component Lengths

 

Top Tube

545 mm

(center to center, not horizontal)

Head Tube

98 mm

 

Seat Tube

450 mm

(center to top)

Chain Stay

415 mm

 

Angles

 

 

Head Angle

~73

 

Seat Tube Angle

~72

 

 

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IsoBike II


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