Trimble Monocoque

Hand built in Nattick Mass., it's a monocoque frame, built with Fibreglass and Kevlar (polyester resin). It has a serial number less than 100 (86, I think). 72 degree seat post angle, Full Campy Chorus Groupo, Look pedals, Scott Tri-bar, Specialized Tri-spoke, Tange fusion aluminum forks, Trimble Water Bottle carrier, Avenir cyclometer, Continental tubular tires, and bladed spokes on the front wheel...

 

Acording to computer models, after about 20kph there was no difference between a normal front triangle and this one. The theory was that the force of the air moving around a normal frame created a "wall" that acted the same as the solid front triangle.

  • The Inertial Gallery 7y

    I sold it to a collector in Calgary.

    It has/had an internal compartment that I used to store a spare tubular tire (yes, tubular), and a pump.

    It was made of Fiberglass and Kevlar. It looked a little weird, but went really fast.
  • PandaZam! 7y

    Anyone for a side wind?!
  • Dave August 7y

    Awesome photo, where did you get that bike? My dad built them back in the day. We still race these bikes to this day.
  • Dave August 7y

    Check out Trimbleracing.com
  • juniormig 7y

    I need some information on a bike. It is a 1991 Trimble bike serial # is hand written and also is the year. I is like this one, but not painted. I will take photos and post them up.
    If anyone has any info please contact me.
    Miguel@personalphotography.ca

    thanks,
  • Rino Alessandrini 7y

    ohhh..like this !
  • Hugger Industries 5y

  • The Inertial Gallery 5y

    Thanks Bikehugger!!
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Taken on December 26, 2007
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