Lance Rake

Habre Eco Bike

Pedal Assist Electric Cargo Bike, 2019
Abari Bamboo and Earth Initiative
Kathmandu, Nepal

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Whiskey Barrel Bicycle

Bicycle made from whiskey Barrel Staves, 2019
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Frankfort, KY.

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Wine Barrel Bicycle

Oak Barrel Bicycle
Uses reclaimed wine or whiskey barrel staves
Designed and Fabricated at Cyclolab
Lawrence, Kansas

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Cooper e-Bike

A development of the original Cooper Barrel Stave Bike- this one features a Bosch mid-drive, disc brake, NuVinci CVT, and a handmade frame bag to carry your favorite Buffalo Trace bourbon!

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Abari II Bamboo Bicycle

Bamboo Bicycle
Designed with Abari Bamboo and Earth Initiative
Bicycle uses natural curves of bamboo to create stiffness
No resins used in construction
Kathmandu, Nepal

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Longboard- NID Workshop

Bamboo Paddle Longboard
Designed for NID Open Elective Workshop
National Institute of Design
Ahmedabad, India

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Bikeshare Bicycle

IDC, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, Mumbai, India
Bamboo frame, mechanical joint detail- no resins.
Bench seat eliminates vertical seat adjustment.

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Abari Bicycle

Abari, Kathmandu, Nepal
New geometry uses the flexibility of bamboo to create stiffness

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Semester Bike

HERObike, Greensboro, Alabama
Composite bamboo and steel frame city bike

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Second Semester Redwood Composite Bicycle

Wooden Composite Bicycle
Uses 100 year old "cigar box" redwood+carbon fiber
Created for Mind's Eye Manufactory
Ferndale, California

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Bamboo Flatpack

HERObike, Greensboro, Alabama
Composite bamboo and Aluminum DIY kit bike.

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Woven Tube Bamboo Frame

HERObike, Greensboro, Alabama
Composite woven bamboo and carbon fiber frame road bike

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Beacon Alley Skateboards

HERObike, Greensboro, Alabama
Sandwich composite bamboo skateboard

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Bamboost e-bike

HERObike, Greensboro, Alabama
Sandwich composite construction e-bike with woven bamboo skins

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Sidekick Balance Bike

HERObike, Greensboro, Alabama
Bamboo balance bike, 12" wheels, adjustable saddle

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Sidekick Sr.

IDC, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, Mumbai, India
Single tube bamboo frame, pedal drive, 20" wheels

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Footwear

For decades now, my reseatch has explored the connection between material, craft, and design. This interest has taken me to Auckland, NZ, Mumbai, India, and Kathmandu, Nepal. As much as I love traditional hand skills, I'm investigation contemporary tools and techniques like 3D printing, lasercutting, and VR Design.

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Bamboo & Roadsign Furniture

HERObike, Greensboro, Alabama
Furniture studies in bamboo and ;local found materials

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Musical Instruments

I teach a Digital Fabrication course at KU- which we know as Electric Guitar Design & Theory. I like to design and build alongside my students. Since the pandemic, I also build some small acoustic instruments- like ukuleles and guitaleles. Top wood is 100 year old cigar box redwood.

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Audio Amplifier

Sutherland Engineering, Lawrence, Kansas
Sandcast and waterjet cut aluminum housing for high-end tube amplifier

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Fans

General Research Fund, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Response to a challenge to design a product that would last 100 years

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Professional Consulting

Infusion Design, Bonner Springs, Kansas
I have been a consultant to Infusion Design for over 15, usually working in a team to develop designs for aircraft and boat interiors, fishing boats, lawn mowers consumer electronics. and consumer and commercial products.

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Arctic Research Station

International Collaboration for Concept Proposals
Travel, power, and communications all driven by the wind.

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