random@woollypigs

where a random English Dane rambles things

Tag

bikes

Rough dealers

When my trainee walked up to me today I spotted a problem with her bike. Her front brake noodle was not in place and the levers was wide open. When I did my checking call a few days ago she… Continue reading →

Cyclotrope

Tim Wheatley have made this great little animation with a bicycle wheel and a little tune :) The Cyclotrope from tim Wheatley on Vimeo. Now that is something to use all my spare parts on. Cyclotrope

A stolen bicycle

The second worst thing that can happen to a cyclist is a stolen bike. The “tender” steps to where you have parked your bicycle out of sight, can be hard, your heart beating faster and faster as you get closer…. Continue reading →

The birth of the bike

Over on British Pathe they have a film from 1937 called the The birth of the bike. M/S of a lady on an old-fashioned ‘hobby horse’ bicycle, she is wearing a long dress and bonnet. C/U of the bottom of… Continue reading →

What a waste of a young life

A SCHOOLGIRL killed in an accident on her way home from school was riding a dangerous and unfit bicycle at the time, an inquest was told. Sadly this is a terrible way to remind you, but do check you and… Continue reading →

Pump your lights

Yeah I know you might think I have lost it here, but now I do mean pump your light. As in charge your lights while pumping. Now what a great idea have a light that you charge while pumping or… Continue reading →

Pardo, a tricycle ?

Now this tricycle looks a bit mad in a good way. Instead of pedalling you have to kick/push with your legs to get the trike to move forward. It does looks fast and very suspensioned (if that is a word)… Continue reading →

Recycle your bicycle

Today when I went out with our recycle box to our recycle bin, I found a bicycle inside. Well it was a classic BSO and in bad nick. Unfortunately, your LBS will not take this bicycle in and give it… Continue reading →

Prince Philip Designers Prize 2009

We all have know that the bicycle is probably the best invention since the wheel. Just the simple joy of riding it and all the different ways you can use it. In the year that the “Prince Philip Designers Prize”… Continue reading →

BSOs please don’t.

Yes I know it is a bit old news but I just have to say it again. Please don’t go to a shop that “sells bicycles” but go to a “bicycle shop”, see the different ? A shop that sells… Continue reading →

There is hope :)

I was training a wee lad yesterday, he was clearly getting to big for the bike, just give it a week and he would be. So I told his daddy that it would be a good time to spend some… Continue reading →

The X Bike Concept

just one look at the size of these wheels I know I will not get onto this bike in London, any pothole will eat them up in no time. Good idea for a folder though. Link : http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/11/marking_the_spo.php -extra

© 2017 random@woollypigs — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑