Bicycles and Engineering & Life

Cyclelicious Shop
Bicycle Lights - Wald Baskets - Dahon - Strida
Loading


IMPORTANT: This content is deprecated. Please visit the new CYCLELICIOUS 2.0.
Sunday, July 16, 2006
By Yokota Fritz


Bill Hammack is a Chemical Engineer at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. When I lived in Champaign County, I used to listen to his three-minute "Engineering & Life" program on Illinois Public Radio. Bill tells the stories behind the material stuff that surrounds us - tupperware, spam, skyscrapers, and plastic bottles. His show is on hiatus right now, but he did a couple of stories about bicycles. In this story, Bill tells us the role bicycles played in creating our mass consumer society. And here, Bill talks about Terry Bicycles and designing for women.

I link to the transcripts, but the RealAudio are more interesting in my opinion. If you're a geek like me, enjoy a few minutes exploring his archives.



    IMPORTANT: Please post comments for this article at the new CYCLELICIOUS 2.0 version of this page.
Comments: Post a Comment



Links to this post:

Create a Link

Blog Widget by LinkWithin Cyclelicious Home




Scotts Valley Cycle Sport

Scotts Valley Cycle Sport Santa Cruz California


YEN

Powered by Blogger

Subscribe to
Posts [Atom]