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Conservative Majority vs Innovative Minority – No Middle Ground in Bicycle Design?

Bike Biz has just published an overview of the recent Taipei Cycle. The general idea is that trends are being reflected, not established, in keeping with the conservative nature of these sorts of trade shows. There are a few aspects to this. One very important one is commercial. For example with regards to some new models …

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Intellectual Property Conundrum – The Case of the ‘Elliot Flyer’

Today following lunch I was going over some background in the development of Taiwan’s high-end bicycle sector for my employees. The briefest, and probably the best, description that can be made of it is that of a “complete” supply chain. All bicycle components in multiple incarnations are available. Knowing your way through this complex maze …

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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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