Last weekend was the premiere of the latest bike by Gard Hollinger
(L.A.County Choprods), at the "Artistry in Iron" show at Las
I was asked by Gard Hollinger to do the CAD work for seat and tanks
few other parts, as the seat and tanks were to be machined
from solid aluminum.
Gard and his mystery customer actually came to the Netherlands for a
be a part of the design process, and allthough I was the one pushing
they both were there to tell me how they wanted the parts to look and
between the countless alternatives I made for each part. We also experimented
a lot with colors and finishes. The CAD files I created of seat and
tank were used
as input for the CNC machines, which were actually in the USA and Canada.
Ofcourse I went to Vegas to see the finished bike, and I think it turned