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Top nine bicycle-related phenomenons of ancient history

The ancients were busy inventing time travel–transmitting their thoughts to younger minds and then to papyrus and paper for the illumination of later generations. The bicycle could wait. Continue reading

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Enter the junk box: The Schwinn Sports Tourer

I’ve had junk boxes with bicycle parts in them for as long as I’ve had bicycles. The first box, established around 1971, contained one thing: a broken coaster brake axle. The only reason I kept that was to look upon … Continue reading

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Brompton, Michelin and Tern Bicycles win Eurobike awards

Eurobike is an international bicycle trade show held in Friedrichshafen, Germany. It’s also an awards show. This year 430 products competed for attention from a panel of six industry experts. Fifty-nine entrants achieved recognition: 10 won the Eurobike Gold, 48 won … Continue reading

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Phil Wood wraps Rohloff, unveils eccentric BB

Yes, Virginia, there is a Phil Wood hub shell for Rohloff internally-geared hubs. And it looks like Phil may also start selling an eccentric bottom bracket that fits standard BB shells. Gets me to thinking about a single-speed Trek 2300.

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Carbon Drive tikit runs without chain

Bike Friday (Green Gear) is now taking orders for a belt-drive tikit. According to a January 2011 email bulletin from Hanna Scholz, the Carbon Drive tikit, featuring a Gates Carbon Drive belt, can be equipped with a Shimano Alfine 11 … Continue reading

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