Sit down and quit worrying. Or, pedal around above the ground

Scientific research and journalism are, for the most part, incompatible, and for a simple reason: science is based on the repetition of results and journalism is centered on ephemeral headlines. Case in point: recent news articles that contend the act of sitting is killing us all. Fortunately, not everyone agrees. (Fast Company)

Here in the center of the U.S. the traffic roundabout is still a source of confusion. So a suspended roundabout, like the Netherland’s Hovenring, dedicated to people who ride bicycles, is likely to be a source of confounding amazement for corn-country folk who find out about it. (The Atlantic Cities)

Looking for a handlebar bag that threatens to last longer than its owner? Here’s a video review of the Canadian-made Arkel Small Bar Bag. (The Path Less Pedaled)

Like wood rims? One Italian company got its start back in 1946 and put in its first appearance at the Eurobike trade show this year. (Bike Biz)

Chicago has “about a dozen” makers of hand-built bicycles. This story also includes an estimate that “120 hand-builders in the U.S. sold about 30,000 bicycles in 2011, up from 11,000 in 2001.” (Crain’s Chicago Business)

Love coffee? Love posters? Your worlds are about to collide—if, that is, one of a limited number of Compendious Coffee Chart posters is still available. (Co.Design)

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About 16incheswestofpeoria

Former bicycle mechanic, current peruser of books, feeder of birds.
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