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Weekend Roundup 20090322: Stories

Posted by @teeheehee on 22nd March 2009

This will wrap up my overloaded three-part weekend roundup: stories.
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Weekend Roundup 20090322: Mods, makes, and models

Posted by @teeheehee on 22nd March 2009

Continuing the weekend roundup – here are some very special mods, makes, and models of bikes.
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Weekend Roundup 20090322: Bike Accessories

Posted by @teeheehee on 22nd March 2009

As usual when I’m behind on posts I have a build-up of links to interesting things. Here are some bike accessories….
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Weekend Roundup 20081207

Posted by @teeheehee on 8th December 2008

Hooray, another weekend roundup!
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Weekend Roundup 20080720

Posted by @teeheehee on 20th July 2008

Quite a bit to catch up on….

A story about a new initiative in Portland, ME offering free bike sharing called White Bike. After reading about this I went up there to try the system out, I’ll have a write-up about that separately.

Digg.com pointed me to an article at EcoWorldly briefly talking about Bicycle modification and Bicycling in general in Peru. The author says he has bicycled in Boston, which gives him an angle to safety issues of bicycling in a city, and his views on that in parts of Peru.

Make sent me to a page about a bicycle modified to blow bubbles with seeds in them while being pedaled.

Lifehacker brings up some GloGloves, gloves that have decent reflective tape designs. The article also points out that you can get some of your own tape for self-modification if you’re not into shelling out the $18 for the GloGloves.

Make with another item about Rock the Bike’s live music performances on the back of a bike.

The last links are also from Make, about a Metrocard-covered bike over at BikeHacks.

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Weekend Roundup 20080413

Posted by @teeheehee on 13th April 2008

Someone made a turn signal jacket, from Make. Doesn’t look like it would hold up to wet weather, and for anyone carrying a bag this option is pretty much moot.

An Instructable on using bike tubes to store batteries – water proof, from Make. Also, more uses for spent inner tubes.

A recumbent-powered structure in the shape of a guitar. I love how he dresses up as a devil when riding it.

Design Within Reach founder Steve Forbes has a piece on bike accessories as found in places like Copenhagen and Amsterdam, via BoingBoing.

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Weekend Roundup 20080309

Posted by @teeheehee on 9th March 2008

I missed posting last weekend, so I’ve got more for this weekend!

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Weekend Roundup 20080224

Posted by @teeheehee on 24th February 2008

Another weekend roundup. Just a couple of things.
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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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