Month: September 2010

Bicycle Design Evolution – Irrelevant Designs and Wacky, Batty, Improbable Outliers

Mommus made a comment in relation to my most recent post. The post tossed up some ideas concerning connections between (scientific) knowledge and the real world (applications). I will use the comment as a way to try and take the issue further, or at least in a bit of a different direction. Although Alexander’s comment brings things …

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Bicycle Innovation, Bicycle Design, the Laws of Physics and Imagination

My starting point for this post is James T.’s recent post on Saul Maret’s “pliable” bike, a concept extension of the folding bike design. The idea is that it can be folded into multiple positions, and still be wheeled around when collapsed. This is basically just an idea, although one which is very well developed. I …

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Fall He Huan Shan (Mountain) Climbing Classic – Iron Ass (鐵屁股) II Celebration of the Cycling Spirit

Early in the summer I posted about a cycling event on Taiwan’s most revered cycling climb. Each year in the early Fall, the Never Stop group organizes the biggest of these rides up He Huan mountain — or “iron ass” (鐵屁股) as the cycling community calls it — which attracts participants from right across Taiwan. Check …

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