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2011-05-11 00:00:00

Designer has an epiphany while riding - to replace the rear end of the bicycle with shock absorbing rings. Testing shows marked increase in rider comfort with no sacrifice in lateral stability. New design is available to the public. Windsor, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 Lou Tortola, an inventor and entrepreneur from Windsor, Canada, has created a revolutionary bicycle frame design that dramatically increases comfort, while retaining the lateral stiffness and pedaling efficiency of...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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