Originally Posted by wileydavis
What radius and wall thickness? If you can get away with a large radius, you can just bend it by hand (slowly) around something large and round. I bent the 1' x .049" top tube on my bike using two 18" particle board discs routed to form a half round. See pic. I also used this to bend the chainstays.
I was kinda thinking of doing something like that. But the drop loop is a pretty tight bend and I was worried about getting a kink.