Latest Shifter Stories

2014-05-31 23:04:08

Bikers can now source Manitou R7 MRD Remote Fork 26er 2014 version from Fibica at discounted rates. The top grade fork is backed by technologies like TPC (Twin Position Chamber), Absolute+ and TS Air. Hong Kong (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Fibica is now proffering Manitou R7 MRD Remote Fork 26er (2014 version) at the special price of $385.99, down from the regular price of $459.99. Biker wanting to boost the bike’s strength quotient with a top-notch XC fork can settle on Manitou R7 MRD. The...

2014-05-05 23:08:38

Fibica, a popular online store of bike parts, is offering free shipping for bike parts and accessories across the world. Thanks to the online tracking system, the buyers can track the item any time. Hong Kong (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Fibica is now rolling out Shimano Deore XT BR-M785 Hydraulic Brake Silver at an impressive discount of $140. The offer would last till the availability of the item in the stock. With top-notch quality combined with discounted prices, customers have every reason...

2012-09-29 23:04:03

The Vilano C1 Hybrid is back by popular demand in time for the holidays. St Augustine, Florida (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 RoadBikeOutlet just re-released the Vilano C1 hybrid just in time for the holidays. This performance hybrid bicycle offers Shimano components, and is intended for fun fitness riding and commuting. The C1 features a 6061 Aluminum frame with aero-tubing and includes an integrated straight blade fork. The Shimano components include Easyfire shifters which provide fast...

2011-08-09 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc., developer and manufacturer of NuVinci® continuously variable planetary (CVP) technology, has introduced the first continuously variable shifting system offering the option for seamless automatic or manual shifting. The NuVinci Harmony intelligent drivetrain is an innovative and intuitive shifting system leveraging the unique benefits of the NuVinci N360(TM) to create a riding experience second to none....

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....

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,...

2008-08-19 12:00:35

By JENNIFER ATKINS BROWN Christine Kiernan moved to Greensboro in 2002 to pursue a master of fine arts degree in performance and choreography at UNCG . A modern dancer and choreographer, she has performed with groups such as the Power Company and John Gamble Dance Theater , and her choreography has been seen in events such as the Greensboro Fringe Festival . Kiernan also teaches at the Durham School of the Arts , but her passion is dancing, choreography and producing. She says, though,...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.