Search Results for: Bicycle dynamics

Rupa and the April Fishes: The Bay Area Bicycle Tour

Rupa and the April Fishes, a world music group from San Francisco, will use bicycles to tour the San Francisco Bay Area from April 19th through April 28th. Concert venues include Stanford University, San Jose Bike Party (April Theme: The Sharks Ride), the Center for Sustainable Living in Oakland, and a show for prison inmates read more »

Revisiting bicycle physics

The “gyroscope” theory of bicycle stability was debunked over 40 years ago by physicist David Jones. Since then, hobbyists and bike nuts (including Yours Truly) thought bicycles stayed upright via something called the caster effect. Physicists from Cornell, the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands and University of Twente in the read more »

DIY Bicycle Sidecar

“Bicycle Sidecar” is, interestingly enough, one of those persistently high search phrases that bring people to Cyclelicious. Happy, Steve Bodiley posted up his build details of a bicycle sidecar with a metal frame and wooden body. Steve also discusses his experiments and prototypes to come up with his perfect design. He discovers that adding a read more »

Caltrain bicycles on board: ideas and proposals

Tomorrow (Thursday, February 5, 2009) at 10 AM, the Caltrain Joint Powers Board meets to hear and consider various proposals that Caltrain staff will present on increasing bicycle capacity on board the trains. One of the proposals that Caltrain Operations Director Chuck Harvey and special assistant Mark Simon may give is increasing capacity on the read more »

Hump Day Report: Friendly cyclists, Bay Area bike safety, and a not so friendly Yahoo.

Happy Hump Day and greetings to Eloy, who I met this morning on the Guadalupe River Trail. This Dutch cyclist wears the royal color for his bike commute.

Monday Roundup

Happy first day of October. Bicycle news below.