BikeCAD How To

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Normal topic Controlling front end geometry
by Brent » Sun, Jan 3, 2016
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by Brent
Sun, Jan 3, 2016
Normal topic User Profiles and Map on BikeCAD.ca
by Brent » Wed, Apr 4, 2012
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by Brent
Wed, May 14, 2014
Normal topic How to Move top tube to Down tube
by sscruisers » Thu, Jan 24, 2013
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by sscruisers
Thu, Jan 24, 2013
Normal topic Comparing two frame geometries
by Ryan Noir » Wed, Jun 3, 2015
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by Brent
Thu, Jun 4, 2015
Normal topic Lowering the seat
by bikengineer » Mon, Dec 17, 2012
1
by Brent
Tue, Dec 18, 2012
Normal topic How do you enter the axle-to-crown measurement in BikeCAD?
by trip » Fri, Nov 18, 2011
1
by Brent
Fri, Nov 18, 2011
Normal topic Cycling Brands fonts.
by ratchet65 » Thu, Oct 31, 2013
1
by Brent
Thu, Oct 31, 2013
Normal topic measure distance pedal to fender
by BadAndi » Mon, Oct 5, 2015
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by Brent
Mon, Oct 5, 2015
Normal topic BIKECAD running super slow all of the sudden
by sscruisers » Tue, Jan 15, 2013
1
by Brent
Wed, Jan 16, 2013
Normal topic menu problem
by otropaco » Fri, Dec 4, 2015
1
by Brent
Sun, Dec 6, 2015
Normal topic pick the right length
by domenico » Mon, May 1, 2017
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by Brent
Tue, May 2, 2017
Normal topic Integrated headtubes?
by trip » Sun, Jan 1, 2012
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by Brent
Sun, Jan 1, 2012
Normal topic seat stay rendering not generating
by bikengineer » Tue, May 28, 2013
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by Brent
Wed, Jul 31, 2013
Normal topic Bug Report
by diabolo » Thu, Jan 19, 2012
1
by Brent
Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Normal topic Lug Angles
by incunabula » Tue, Mar 17, 2015
1
by Brent
Tue, Mar 17, 2015
Normal topic My Designs Not Loading
by snydersphilip@g... » Sat, Feb 20, 2021
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by Brent
Sat, Feb 20, 2021
Normal topic For cast BB shells, can BB joint angles be shown?
by tcpasley » Wed, Oct 31, 2012
1
by Brent
Wed, Oct 31, 2012
Normal topic Head tube color
by emnichol » Thu, Mar 31, 2016
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by Brent
Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Normal topic Logo name
by bikengineer » Sat, Oct 22, 2011
1
by Brent
Sat, Oct 22, 2011
Normal topic tube diameter
by retromike3 » Thu, Sep 26, 2013
1
by Brent
Fri, Sep 27, 2013
Normal topic Design Archivo and bicycles DH/Freeride
by Fielding » Tue, Feb 21, 2012
1
by Brent
Tue, Feb 21, 2012
Normal topic dimension change
by bikengineer » Sun, Dec 16, 2012
1
by Brent
Sun, Dec 16, 2012
Normal topic Bike Cad free problems
by marcpink13 » Fri, Oct 25, 2013
1
by Brent
Sat, Oct 26, 2013
Normal topic bmx fork?
by bwagner » Sun, Sep 2, 2018
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by Brent
Sun, Sep 2, 2018
Normal topic How to get frame measure
by rottampipe » Thu, Nov 24, 2016
1
by Brent
Thu, Nov 24, 2016
Normal topic Windows pop up under task bar
by troysmith80 » Wed, Mar 12, 2014
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by troysmith80
Wed, Mar 12, 2014
Normal topic Curve ST angle
by ACLGS » Tue, Jul 30, 2019
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by Brent
Tue, Jul 30, 2019
Normal topic adding wheelbase to dimensions
by markrhino » Sat, Apr 14, 2012
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by Brent
Sun, Apr 15, 2012
Normal topic tt and dt angles
by plantecycles » Fri, Nov 27, 2015
1
by Brent
Fri, Nov 27, 2015
Normal topic Getting information to my frame builder
by ruskibeats » Sat, Aug 27, 2011
1
by Brent
Sun, Aug 28, 2011
Normal topic Change a Language
by charliebrzoza » Fri, Dec 23, 2011
1
by Brent
Fri, Dec 23, 2011
Normal topic Shifter Boss?
by Paddyosonic » Tue, Jun 16, 2020
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by Brent
Tue, Jun 16, 2020
Normal topic Updating Primary Dimensions
by bikescience » Tue, Sep 6, 2011
1
by Brent
Tue, Sep 6, 2011
Normal topic Totaly lost, beginner help, tutorial?
by narrowharrow » Fri, Jul 18, 2014
1
by Brent
Sat, Jul 19, 2014
Normal topic Unable to open on mac
by bikengineer » Wed, Sep 23, 2020
1
by Brent
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
Normal topic How do I make the top tube horizontal like a classic frame?
by BAHL Cycle Works » Thu, Dec 7, 2017
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by Brent
Thu, Dec 7, 2017
Normal topic BUG: Java issue when changing "Custom" to "Standard" on m
by thinair » Tue, Feb 7, 2012
1
by Brent
Sat, Mar 24, 2012
Normal topic downtube shifters
by 310 cycles » Sun, Apr 26, 2015
1
by Brent
Sun, Apr 26, 2015
Normal topic Stays Auxiliary View
by Brendanh76 » Mon, Mar 22, 2021
1
by Brent
Mon, Mar 22, 2021
Normal topic tandem
by jerome830 » Thu, Nov 15, 2012
1
by Brent
Wed, May 14, 2014
Normal topic Saddle height based on fixed formula?
by mr1jnders » Tue, Nov 8, 2011
1
by Brent
Tue, Nov 8, 2011
Normal topic Top tube and down tube intersect
by bikengineer » Fri, Dec 21, 2012
1
by Brent
Fri, Dec 21, 2012
Normal topic Hub Gears
by airbusser » Thu, Dec 19, 2013
1
by Brent
Thu, Dec 19, 2013
Normal topic Head angle change
by Brauxljo » Mon, May 6, 2019
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by Brent
Mon, May 6, 2019
Normal topic Top/Front view
by zeedee-h » Wed, Oct 14, 2015
1
by Brent
Wed, Oct 14, 2015
Normal topic Tandem Straighten Top Tube
by tcoop25 » Wed, Oct 16, 2019
1
by Brent
Wed, Oct 16, 2019
Normal topic Quick Start shows nothing
by smontanaro » Mon, Dec 28, 2015
1
by Brent
Mon, Dec 28, 2015
Normal topic Dimensions
by tealaser » Sun, May 21, 2017
1
by Brent
Sun, May 21, 2017
Normal topic Production Frame Comparison
by h60pilot » Sun, Jun 15, 2014
1
by Brent
Mon, Jun 16, 2014
Normal topic Clicking the extension icon doesn't change anything
by jwalker11 » Mon, Jul 13, 2020
1
by Brent
Mon, Jul 13, 2020
Normal topic Units setting mm to Inches
by bikengineer » Sun, Aug 19, 2012
1
by Brent
Sun, Aug 19, 2012
Normal topic Back to back tandem recumbent
by lecatloic » Sun, Jul 7, 2013
1
by Brent
Sun, Jul 7, 2013
Normal topic Saddle to Handlebar Reach Dimension
by oilburner » Mon, Nov 27, 2017
1
by Brent
Tue, Nov 28, 2017
Normal topic Chain Stay Angle
by HvdS » Sun, Feb 5, 2012
1
by Brent
Mon, Mar 19, 2012
Normal topic I need to turn off the view of the tires and feet
by retromike3 » Fri, Mar 20, 2015
1
by Brent
Fri, Mar 20, 2015
Normal topic unable to start bikecad quickstart
by marcal » Wed, Nov 14, 2012
1
by Brent
Fri, Dec 28, 2012
Normal topic Should changing Fork A-C and Offset (Rake) also change the Head Angle?
by mtbvfr » Sun, Feb 10, 2019
2
by Brent
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
Normal topic Is there an easy way to simulate installing an angleset (angled headset)?
by xorrox » Wed, Nov 30, 2016
2
by xorrox
Thu, Dec 8, 2016
Normal topic How to adjust crown height
by trip » Fri, Dec 9, 2011
2
by trip
Fri, Dec 9, 2011
Normal topic Track (Horizontal) Dropouts?
by SquidPuppet » Sun, Feb 23, 2014
2
by Brent
Sun, Feb 23, 2014
Normal topic Help me enter frame size into Bikecad
by karstenk » Sun, Mar 16, 2014
2
by karstenk
Tue, Mar 18, 2014
Normal topic Effective Toptube length and Front Center Distance
by Bodega » Wed, Feb 13, 2013
2
by Bodega
Mon, Feb 18, 2013
Normal topic Shocks
by Lucas FJ » Wed, Jul 1, 2020
2
by Lucas FJ
Fri, Jul 3, 2020
Normal topic Printing BikeCAD
by barnyard » Thu, Sep 8, 2011
2
by barnyard
Fri, Sep 9, 2011
Normal topic Accessing Standover height on BikeCAD Free
by georgeohki » Wed, Oct 4, 2017
2
by georgeohki
Wed, Oct 4, 2017
Normal topic Can't access paint or dimensions
by tomvanhalen » Sat, Dec 23, 2017
2
by tomvanhalen
Sun, Dec 24, 2017
Normal topic Remove BB? Balance bike design
by Monarch Kids MTB » Thu, Jun 24, 2021
2
by Monarch Kids MTB
Thu, Jun 24, 2021
Normal topic Download BikeCAD file from free version to view in Pro
by Paul Smith SRCC » Wed, Jun 15, 2016
2
by Paul Smith SRCC
Fri, Jun 17, 2016
Normal topic Can't see how to start a new mountain bike design
by tim10025 » Wed, Nov 16, 2011
2
by tim10025
Sat, Dec 3, 2011
Normal topic Error Messages
by pdejnicki » Wed, Jan 4, 2012
2
by Brent
Sat, Mar 24, 2012
Normal topic Suggestion/request
by coupster » Sat, Jan 2, 2016
2
by coupster
Sun, Jan 3, 2016
Normal topic Saving Designs locally (free version)
by diabolo » Sun, Jan 15, 2012
2
by diabolo
Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Normal topic Remove a bike from My Designs
by bateau » Sun, Feb 14, 2016
2
by bateau
Mon, Feb 15, 2016
Normal topic My Designs
by Pete G » Fri, Oct 25, 2013
2
by Pete G
Fri, Oct 25, 2013
Normal topic how to measure distance between wheels
by harmattan » Fri, Oct 21, 2016
2
by harmattan
Fri, Oct 21, 2016
Normal topic Primary Dimension Changes
by MacB » Tue, Jan 3, 2012
2
by MacB
Wed, Jan 4, 2012
Normal topic Seat tube gusset
by PissedOffCil » Mon, Feb 25, 2013
2
by PissedOffCil
Thu, Feb 28, 2013
Normal topic First-time user where do you see adjustments
by kmcd » Mon, Mar 1, 2021
2
by kmcd
Tue, Mar 2, 2021
Normal topic Save or export to AutoCad from BikeCad?
by trip » Fri, Jan 6, 2012
3
by Brent
Sun, Mar 11, 2012
Normal topic Where do I download the trial version?
by letsgoflatland » Sun, Aug 12, 2012
3
by Brent
Mon, Aug 20, 2012
Normal topic Removing tubes
by bikengineer » Wed, Jan 2, 2013
3
by vrbicycles
Wed, Feb 11, 2015
Normal topic Non-traditional frames
by kevbo » Sat, Nov 26, 2011
3
by Brent
Sun, Dec 11, 2011
Normal topic Adding Color lines to the frame
by CycleFly414 » Mon, Jan 28, 2013
3
by Brent
Mon, Feb 4, 2013
Normal topic Elevated chain stay issue
by etanheller » Fri, Jan 13, 2017
3
by etanheller
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Normal topic Uploading files
by Cyco » Fri, Mar 28, 2014
3
by Brent
Sat, Mar 29, 2014
Normal topic how to add head tube spacer?
by jeromepadoue » Mon, May 27, 2013
3
by Brent
Tue, May 28, 2013
Normal topic Problem embeddingi in a blog with iframe
by vincent@ehrstrom.com » Wed, Jan 24, 2018
3
by Brent
Thu, Jan 25, 2018
Normal topic Standard Component Order
by falsea » Thu, Oct 4, 2018
3
by falsea
Tue, Oct 9, 2018
Normal topic BikeCAD user guide
by Brent » Tue, Sep 1, 2015
3
by nakedbikes
Sat, Jul 24, 2021
Normal topic How to calculate radius of wheel (including tire)
by trip » Sat, Nov 19, 2011
3
by Brent
Tue, Nov 22, 2011
Normal topic unresponsive / java crashing? Win 8.1
by troysmith80 » Fri, Mar 7, 2014
3
by Brent
Mon, Mar 10, 2014
Normal topic How to start BikeCAD free nowadays?
by eelmonkey » Fri, Aug 26, 2011
3
by Brent
Sun, Sep 18, 2011
Normal topic Seat tube angle / saddle position help
by SquidPuppet » Thu, Mar 27, 2014
3
by Brent
Fri, Mar 28, 2014
Normal topic My Chain Broke!
by smithhaddon123 » Sat, Apr 2, 2016
3
by smithhaddon123
Sat, Apr 9, 2016
Normal topic correcting tube end points?
by John-Michael » Mon, Feb 27, 2012
4
by John-Michael
Wed, Feb 29, 2012
Normal topic Toe Overlap & Jones index of stability
by KuB3 » Tue, Sep 24, 2019
4
by KuB3
Wed, Sep 25, 2019
Normal topic extremely slow startup
by woger » Mon, May 11, 2015
4
by Brent
Wed, May 13, 2015
Normal topic getting started
by tpkern » Sat, Oct 3, 2015
4
by Brent
Sun, Oct 4, 2015
Normal topic What am i doing wrong ?
by fabianmichael » Mon, Sep 23, 2013
4
by Brent
Wed, Sep 25, 2013
Normal topic Extra tubes
by wa » Fri, Jan 6, 2017
4
by wa
Mon, Jan 23, 2017
Normal topic Bike Cad Crashes Web Page
by billsnov » Thu, Apr 19, 2012
4
by crossbreak
Fri, May 29, 2015
Normal topic Not working with Win10, IE11and Java 8
by carlousa66 » Wed, Jan 17, 2018
4
by vincent@ehrstrom.com
Thu, Feb 8, 2018
Normal topic Available dimensions in Dimensions dialog box?
by mikekangelos » Wed, Mar 21, 2012
5
by Brent
Sun, Aug 28, 2016
Normal topic Please disable animated bicycle background
by brianhammerstein » Sun, Aug 28, 2011
5
by grvargas
Sun, Jan 1, 2012
Normal topic Disc mount dimensions for rear dropout
by Reclar01 » Mon, May 7, 2012
5
by Brent
Sat, Apr 5, 2014
Normal topic BikeCad.ca Free/Quick Start doesn't load
by Timothy Halbrook » Mon, Sep 18, 2017
5
by Brent
Sat, Oct 28, 2017
Normal topic Components and Logos not working?
by BUR Bikes » Mon, Sep 26, 2011
5
by Brent
Tue, Sep 27, 2011
Normal topic Different rim and tyre colours front and rear wheel?
by Deszaille » Wed, May 18, 2016
5
by Brent
Sun, May 16, 2021
Normal topic How do you figure out rear dropout angle...?
by trip » Sat, Jan 7, 2012
5
by Brent
Mon, May 12, 2014
Normal topic Full Suspension in BikeCAD?
by Nikolais » Fri, Sep 23, 2011
5
by Coxy123
Tue, Dec 2, 2014
Normal topic Editing a Design Saved Online
by Freewheel1999 » Sat, Nov 5, 2011
5
by ptandon1
Wed, Nov 9, 2011
Normal topic Problem when saving online - java.io.FileNotFoundException
by dwall_97 » Fri, Jan 18, 2019
6
by Brent
Wed, Jun 12, 2019
Normal topic tri-cycles?
by arice » Sun, Mar 4, 2012
6
by Ben Cooper
Mon, Aug 31, 2015
Normal topic Adding a second top tube
by beachcruzer » Sat, Dec 17, 2011
6
by Brent
Wed, May 14, 2014
Normal topic Extreme slowness recently?
by hugh.kelley » Wed, Oct 9, 2013
6
by Brent
Mon, Mar 3, 2014
Normal topic Invalid Key message when saving
by Taxi » Wed, Feb 3, 2016
7
by Brent
Wed, Jan 13, 2021
Normal topic Mac and Java 7
by hgraber » Wed, Oct 31, 2012
9
by Brent
Sat, Nov 2, 2013
Normal topic Newbie question for frame geometry input
by trijunky » Mon, Apr 16, 2012
10
by gunnara
Mon, Mar 25, 2013
Normal topic Error Loading on Quick Start
by jg_1980 » Sun, May 25, 2014
11
by Brent
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
Normal topic problems in loading a design
by s.sential_things » Thu, Mar 1, 2012
12
by Brent
Mon, Mar 5, 2012
Hot topic BikeCAD free not working
by atctt » Sun, Sep 4, 2011
30
by Brent
Mon, Nov 13, 2017
Hot topic Not loading
by bluejen » Thu, Sep 13, 2018
41
by Brent
Sun, Mar 28, 2021
Hot topic Java security (Page: 1, 2)
by Brent » Tue, Jan 21, 2014
53
by tbike
Tue, May 31, 2016
Hot topic Free version of BikeCAD and Java 1.8 Security (Page: 1, 2)
by Brent » Thu, Jun 30, 2016
59
by julianbikes
Mon, Jan 14, 2019
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