Repairing A Bike GPS With 3D Printing

We respect hacks that maintain units out of the trash heap, and [Brieuc du Maugouër] has us included with this 3D printable various mount he constructed for his bike GPS.

1 of probably the most disheartening methods a gadget can fall brief is when a bit, however essential part of the unit fails. [du Maugouër] blended a 3D printed once more and 4 M2x6mm screws to make a sturdy new mount to switch the damaged OEM mount on his handlebar-mounted GPS. Slots for zip tie mounting are bundled in case the substitution mount breaks forward of nonetheless an extra substitution might be printed. Seemingly [du Maugouër] agrees with Chief O’Brien that “in a crunch, I might not prefer to be caught with out having a second backup.” [Youtube]

It’s attention-grabbing that we’re finally in a time when 3D printed alternative components reside as much as their possible. This is able to be a complete lot simpler if further producers posted 3D printed design and magnificence information as a substitute of discovering them pulled from 3D file platforms, however makers will come throughout a manner irrespective of of OEM approval.

We’ve protected quite a lot of bicycle hacks over the yrs along with Do it your self Bike Computer systems and GPS Trackers. Do you will have a challenge that retains one factor from turning into trash or may presumably preserve the earth an additional manner? There may be proceed to time to enter the Protect the World Wildcard spherical of the Hackaday Prize (closes Oct sixteenth).