When you have 18th century infrastructure, what’s better to use than 19th century transportation technology? The Bicycle Ambulance Project by the Bicycle Empowerment Network in Namibia produces bicycle-pulled ambulances for use by HIV/AIDS Home Based Care (HBC) workers, HIV/AIDS self help projects, communities, clinics, and hospitals in rural Namibia. The bicycle ambulance has wide tyres, […]
North Carolina congresscritter Patrick McHenry: 19th century technology no solution to energy woes. On my bicycle commute in high-tech Silicon Valley, California, I see up to 100 other bike commuters every day, most of whom are employed as chip designers, rocket scientists, robot researchers, high-energy physicists and biogenetic engineers. The biggest employer in North Carolina […]
We all know the real reason already, but the secret is out: Cyclists shave their legs to look good. Via Anne the SLUT in Australia. How many Google hits is that word good for?
Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Guy Kawasaki blogged about his visit to the Trek factory in Waterloo, WI. THe photos are kind of cool, with pictures and details of various Tour de France winning bikes. He also shows us the bike garage, assembly area, and other pieces of the Trek factory. More interesting to me are […]
Click on the logo to win a one week bike tour in Oregon, a Breezer Bikes Villager bicycle, or a t-shirt and $200 in carbon offsets. All you have to do is pledge to avoid driving a car one day each week. Carbon Conscious Consumer (C3) is a national climate campaign sponsored by the Center […]
Since the end of the Tour de France I’ve been catching up on my day job. Here are several bike projects that should keep you busy for a while. Boing Boing audio electronic speedometer. If I have the time I might come up with some plans for that gizmo. MAKE: convert a kid trailer to […]