How A Crank Is Made | EMBN Visits The Miranda Bike Parts Factory

How A Crank Is Made | EMBN Visits The Miranda Bike Parts Factory

Have you ever wondered how bicycle cranks are made or what exactly goes into the manufacturing process? Steve Jones visited the Miranda Bike Parts factory in Portugal to meet up with Chief Marketing Officer João Miranda and have a chat about their processes, the companies environmental decisions as well as giving us some interesting industry insight into the world of bicycle component manufacturing!

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  1. DaviCupra on July 22, 2022 at 11:15 pm

    Happy to see Steve here in Portugal!
    I know there are great bike parts factories here in Portugal, Sram chains are made in Portugal for example.

  2. MTB Alpine County on July 22, 2022 at 11:22 pm


  3. Cykelmartin Ockedal on July 22, 2022 at 11:25 pm

    This was a very interesting video! Nice to get a picture how parts are made! I liked this a lot!

  4. Curt Richardson on July 22, 2022 at 11:31 pm

    Very important S on cranks, very different to how Crank is made 😂 breaking bad reference.

  5. AZ0960440 on July 22, 2022 at 11:32 pm

    Love how you guys made sure the "NO PHOTO NO VIDEO" sign was in the shot. 💀

  6. Robert Bateman on July 22, 2022 at 11:38 pm

    The worst cranks ever made like toffee finish is terrible engineering terrible threads terrible 😢

  7. Håvard EHA on July 22, 2022 at 11:47 pm


  8. Steven Connor on July 22, 2022 at 11:49 pm

    Nice Steve, now to the smelters to see what aluminium grades the big boys specify for thier crank arms. 😄

  9. Filipe Miguel on July 22, 2022 at 11:55 pm

    Incredible Work. thank you for sharing!

  10. Mat the Mason on July 22, 2022 at 11:55 pm

    I love this, I’m a craftsman and to be able to see what the men and women have to do just to make a small part of my bike is fascinating.
    Next stop Taiwan?

  11. Scott on July 22, 2022 at 11:56 pm

    Hope you followed Charlies honesty and returned the everlasting gobbstopper. Neat factory. So when someone says " I don’t like Miranda cranks" chances are very high they made the cranks on your bike. haha

  12. Acceleronics on July 23, 2022 at 12:02 am

    This video was a pretty reasonable balance of tech information and marketing. I’m guessing the marketing was one of conditions of being allowed to record video after passing through a door that said NO VIDEO (in English!). Please make more like this. Edit: No.

  13. Electric Mountain Bike Network on July 23, 2022 at 12:06 am

    Have you ever seen EMTB cranks being made? Let us know down below! 👇

  14. nobody on July 23, 2022 at 12:06 am

    Unbelievable. Massive production. Very cool. Humbling.