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2013-07-09 04:20:52

Pilo strengthens its partnership with German distributer Komimi Bikestuff as bike riders become more aware of the need for a spare high-quality aftermarket derailleur hanger NEUENSTEIN, Germany, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As awareness among bikers of the importance of owning a spare high-quality aftermarket derailleur hanger constantly increases, Pilo Precision Machinery [http://www.pilo.co.il ], a leading manufacturer of high-quality CNC machined derailleur hangers, has...

2012-06-24 23:02:46

Today GMCDenaliRoadBike.net releases its review of the GMC Denali Road Bike. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 23, 2012 This is a road bike that is designed as much for commuting and everyday riding as it is for racing. Judging by its lower price point, it is not a high tech bike, but that doesn´t mean that one won´t get the power, comfort, and reliability. "When you read a GMC Denali road bike review, you will see that this is a 21 speed road bike with 700c tires that are high...

2012-06-15 23:00:42

Former elite racer says small issues can result in big problems when left unattended. Champaign, IL (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Cyclists should follow the lead of successful bicycle mechanics by properly maintaining their bikes before and after each ride to prevent major problems from occurring. “Small, easily addressed issues can develop into dangerous and expensive failures if left unattended,” says Daimeon Shanks, a former elite-level racer and mechanic for Garmin-Transitions...

2011-09-13 14:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The WingFlyer, a product with the ride of a bike and the motion of a stair-stepper, makes its national debut and introduces new models, the Z600 and Extreme, at the Interbike Expo in Las Vegas. The WingFlyer is the go-to piece of equipment to spice up the average workout, keep the kids outdoors or enjoy active time with the family. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110913/CL66400) The WingFlyer "let's you fly" with a patented drive...

2011-07-01 00:02:45

Consumer's demand increase performance for their electric bikes. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 DNP of Taiwan, the leader in their industry announces a new 10 speed/11 Tooth Freewheel in order to satisfy the electric bike market demands. Today's society requires the e-bike to be more than just a simple riding transportation. The new demand in e-bike specification shows a trend to increase the performance efficiency and to enhance the eco-friendly design. DNP's President Mr....

2011-04-05 09:12:00

NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its 163-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The Rowbike, a recumbent bicycle that's propelled by a rowing motion. Just like a rowing machine, The Rowbike is powered by the rider pushing off of the stationary foot platforms and pulling the handlebars. This rowing motion slides the seat backwards and transmits power to the chain-driven bicycle wheels, propelling The Rowbike...

2010-09-01 23:00:00

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook) announced today that the NuVinci N360, the next generation of its NuVinci continuously variable planetary (CVP) drivetrain, has won a EUROBIKE 2010 Award at the EUROBIKE show in Friedrichshafen, Germany. This is the second EUROBIKE Award for the NuVinci CVP as the prior version won a EUROBIKE Gold Award in 2008. EUROBIKE is one of the largest international trade shows for the bike industry. "It is...

2010-08-31 14:00:00

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- EUROBIKE 2010 -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook), announced today the availability of its N360 bicycle drivetrain utilizing NuVinci® Technology. The N360 is the next generation of Fallbrook's award-winning Continuously Variable Planetary (CVP) transmission for bicycles. The NuVinci CVP is a significant "shift" in drivetrain technology, transmitting mechanical power with spheres instead of gears. With an unlimited...

2010-03-30 06:45:00

BOISE, Idaho, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Io DuPont, llc is prototyping a new continuously variable transmission (CVT) for bicycles called "Infinity Drive(TM)" that has recently been validated in computer models. A working model is expected in the coming months. This is the company's second foray into the cycling industry, following Power Cordz(TM) synthetic bicycle cables. The Infinity Drive(TM) transmission aims to replace derailleur systems common on bicycles since the mid 20th century....

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2009-01-13 15:55:00

Researchers in Taiwan are designing a computer for pedal cyclists that tells them when to change gear to optimize the power they develop while maintaining comfort. The system is described in the latest issue of the International Journal of Human Factors Modeling and Simulation. As environmental pressures mount to find greener modes of transport, more and more people are turning to bicycling not only as an enjoyable form of exercise but also as their main mode of transport for commuting. But,...