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Weekend Roundup 20081123

Posted by @teeheehee on 23rd November 2008

Yes, yes, it has been a while! Well, here is a massive roundup from the last couple of months to make up for it.

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Brano Meres’ Engineering Makes Me Drool

Posted by @teeheehee on 8th March 2008

One of my earlier posts included a tutorial on building a carbon composite frame. The picture and one of the links was to Brano Meres Engineering.

Go to his site. He has some amazing work over there. Here is the full list, and here are some examples

Carbon frameCarbon composite truss bike frame

I’ve also posted on a bamboo bike frame. Brano has one as well.

Bamboo bike frame

Tip o’ the hat to you, Brano. Right on, ride on!

For those of you who have loads of money and love the carbon truss idea, there’s another one at Delta7Sports, discovered on Discover.

Another carbon composite truss bike frame

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Weekend Roundup 20080209

Posted by @teeheehee on 9th February 2008

I am sporadic with my posts, and every interesting thing I see won’t warrant its own article from me, so I’m thinking I’ll try and lump things together in smorgasbord fashion.

Here’s what I saw this week that looked interesting.

A picture depicting how we, humans, get ourselves from one place to another all over the world. The most popular vehicle? The bicycle, natch.

An article on the sustainability of cycling and using alternative transportation (buses, trains, carpools.) The article is an excerpt from the book Seven Wonders. I might pick this up some time, once my book queue becomes more manageable. (Which reminds me, I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, and I’ve read it on at least one adjacent blog; read The Art of Urban Cycling.)

Art of Urban Cycling

Two links from BoingBoing – someone over there likes the bike! An old safety video for kids where everyone who loses is a monkey and dies (blog link.)

Then there’s one on building bike frames from bamboo in Africa. (Direct link.) This was also shared on the Make ‘zine blog over here.

Bamboo Bicycle

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