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Building of the Bicycle
In order to make sure the bike was properly built, I based my design off of an existing bike that I found the measuremnents for online. The bike was from the Proletariat company. I used the measurements from the diagram and converted them into points that I could put into Vpython. I orignally tried to convert the measurments so the radius of the wheel was 1, but they measurements did not work out right when I did. Therefore, I left the measurements the same as they were in the diagram. I then built the bike starting from the center of the front wheel and moved back.
This is the diagram that I based my bike off of.