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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...

2012-02-01 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook) today announced that its NuVinci Harmony intelligent drivetrain, the first continuously variable shifting system offering the option of automatic seamless or manual shifting, has won the Bicycle Innovation Award at FietsVAK 2012 show in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The NuVinci Harmony incorporates technology included in NuVinci CVP bicycle drivetrains. The initial commercially available NuVinci drivetrain model won...

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...

2011-09-01 01:00:00

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EUROBIKE 2011 -- Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook) today announced that its NuVinci Harmony intelligent drivetrain, the first continuously variable shifting system offering the option of automatic seamless or manual shifting, has won an iF Design/EUROBIKE 2011 Award in the Electronic Components/Components category at the EUROBIKE Show in Friedrichshafen, Germany. NuVinci technology previously won an iF Design/EUROBIKE Gold award...

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....

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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,...

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,...