Trek was the first company to incorporate carbon fiber into their bike frames and is also the first bicycle company to explore recycling carbon fiber frames. Jim Colegrove, senior composites manufacturing engineer at Trek, describes the evolution of carbon fiber frames at Trek and discusses how Trek inventors work together to create a better ride.
A production of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center. Written and hosted by Laurel Fritzsch, podcast program manager. Audio production by Darrell Appelzoller. Art Molella, executive producer. Joyce Bedi, webmaster. Theme music is “Tobby’s Theme” by Brandon Belman and outro music is “Home” by Brandon Belman, both used with permission. Jim Colegrove was interviewed on 3 June 2013. Podcast released on 28 June 2013.
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