Tag Archives: bicycle design

Bicycle repair: Solving a puzzle without any edge pieces

A bicycle in need of repair is a puzzle. What shifter can you find to go with the freewheel or cassette you have? Is that dirty chain in the junk box a usable takeoff or something for a backyard sculpture? … Continue reading

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Standing up for single speed

Another winter bicycle project. Look, Ma: No derailleurs. Continue reading

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Design fail: uphill bicycle rack

When my friend Mike Honnold lived in Peoria, he created an online database of greater Peoria’s bike racks and encouraged people to add their finds to the site. Well, I found another rack but haven’t submitted it for consideration. The … Continue reading

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