Search Results for: minivelo

Mail Order Minivelo

Jack “Ghost Rider” Sweeney of Bike Commuters pointed this out to me. Do you see anything funny about the ad copy for Mercier “Nano” minivelo bicycles from Bikes Direct?

Soma Minivelo

Somehow I missed Soma’s introduction of a small wheeled minivelo bike last month even though Urban Velo, John Prolly and others mentioned it, but better late than never.

Sueshiro Sano at NAHBS

Sueshiro Sano, scion of a 200 year old Japanese company that builds ocean going sailing ships, was in Denver over the weekend to show off his wooden bicycles. Among them was this mahogany minivelo road bike with 20 inch wooden wheels.

Panasonic bikes for aging adults

Panasonic announced a new, ultra low step through ebike with 20″ wheels targeted for Japan’s elderly population.

Bone frame bicycle

Sungkuk Park of Busan, South Korea as created a concept bike that might actually work as a bicycle! His minivelo bicycle design uses conventional components, but he was inspired to design a frame reminiscent of human bones, which he believes results in a strong yet lightweight structure.

Japanese shipbuilder creates wooden bicycles

Here’s some handmade wooden bike loveliness that will be shown at the Japanese Handmade Bicycle Fair [2010 ハンドメイドバイシクルフェア] which begins this Friday. Shipbuilder Sueshiro Sano is the owner of a 200 year old business that handcrafts oceangoing wooden sailing ships for an international clientèle in Japan. In the fall of 2007, Sano began to experiment read more »