radical differentiation

Technology and Business is Not Either/Or – Magnesium Rising?

At the big trade shows, it’s always a good idea to have a plan of attack. Having people to see and appointments in the book is essential. Just as essential, however, is the meandering strategy. Besides from being great fun, you will come across things that you might not notice when you’re following the entries […]

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The Commercial Logic of Cycling Tribes-Roadies v MTBiker v BMXers and so on

The Fat Cyclist recently posted a call for us to go beyond what could be labeled ‘tribalism‘ in the world of cycling. He writes There’s no reason in the world why cyclists should choose to be either strictly mountain bikers or road cyclists (or track cyclists, or cyclocrossers, or downhillers, or BMX-ers). Don’t be one or the […]

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14th IBDC 2010 – some observations

I originally posted this on my Facebook page. Here it is again in almost the same form. Putting it here increases its accessibility. You’ll also find some coverage of aspects of the event here. Taipei Cycle’s International Bicycle Design Competition is arguably the world’s most important and prestigious. For this year’s competition, there were close […]

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14th IBDC 2010 – Tribune

I’m going to continue something I started on my Facebook page last week during the Taipei  Bike Show (Taipei Cycle 2010). I began featuring a selection of the scale models of designs sumitted by the finalists in this year’s International Bicycle Design Competion (IBDC). I previously talked about, and provided a number of shots of, the Velo […]

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