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Farewell to BicycleDesign.net

I’ve been following James Thomas and his Bicycle Design blog since its inception in 2005. This morning, he announced he’s closing up shop to devote his energies elsewhere, including his new industrial design blog. I stole borrowed some of my best inspirations from James and his blog and learned a tremendous amount about bike design, read more »

Yet another electric bicycle at a car show

The hot topic yesterday was this $3000 pedalec from SMART, which is  known for its small automobiles. Unlike many bikes shown as concepts and engineering exercises at auto shows,  SMART says they plan to make this bike available at select USA dealers. Although the bike appears somewhat unique,  the features are about what you’d expect read more »

How to get a mamachari bicycle

Back in the 90s, designers for the U.S. auto market began making cars monstrously huge, culminating in manly SUVs that smells like a steak and seats 35 for your runs to the corner store. The Japanese market, in the meantime, never eliminated their bike culture of stay-at-home moms who toted their children around town on read more »

Invisible gorillas, guerrillas for visibility, and more bicycle news

Bicycle jobs — an aggregate feed

I don’t normally publish job postings for bike shop mechanics, sales and similar openings. If that’s the kind of work you’re looking for, you can view the entire aggregate bike jobs feed here. To view the latest job postings, click through on the Bicycle Jobs category. Good hunting.

Curiosity RIDES A BICYCLE!

I hadn’t heard about this before: Litespeed Bicycles, American maker of titanium bicycles, built part of the titanium tube framework for the Curiosity Mars Rover.