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Folding bicycle wheel

Via TreeHugger. Pete reports on the the standardization of belts for bicycle drivetrain use. I hope you all are having a wonderful Groundhog Day. I don’t know about Puxtawhatee Phil, but I’m pretty sure the local groundhogs in Santa Cruz County didn’t see their shadow today (not that Marmota marmox ranges into California…).

Traffic signal reference wheel

Most “traffic actuated” traffic signals in California are triggered through electromagnetic detectors embedded in the road surface. They’re simply large metal detectors that detect the presence of a vehicle by inducing a magnetic field in them. They work well when there’s a large, horizontal metal surface over them, like you have in cars and trucks. read more »

IF Mode folding bike now for sale in USA

The IF-Mode folding bicycle designed by Mark Sanders is now available for purchase in the USA. Winner of the 2008 Eurobike Award, and the 2009 iF Gold Award (along with the Apple iPhone, the Macbook Air and the VW Golf Mk6), the IF-Mode is a rolling, folding work of art and a bike collector’s dream read more »

Trek belt drive bicycle on CNN

Trek’s belt drive bikes that were unveiled last August at Trek World are getting quite a bit of press this week in an AP story. The Trek Soho and District city bikes come in a belt drive version that’s getting a lot of interest from consumers and the story is now at CNN: Trek Bicycle read more »

Mini velo bicycles now in USA

Minivelo style bicycles from Organic Wheels and Rad Innovations. “Minivelo” bicycles are bicycles with small, 20″ wheels but with road or city / hybrid bike design influences rather than the BMX bike look. Though at a glance these compact bicycles look like they might be folders, they’re not typically folding bicycles. Because the small size read more »

Palo Alto bicycle culture

Martin Krieg is the inspirational and energetic man behind the National Bicycle Greenway and numerous other bicycling activities. He’s got so many things going on that I can’t keep up, but he manages to keep up with the bicycle goings on in his hometown of Palo Alto, California. Martin wrote up this report on some read more »