Cycling’s Week on the Web
Santa Cruz breaks some frames for PinkBike. They compare the strength of aluminum versus carbon. I’m not sure how scientific the testing is, but they look to be having a blast. I won’t spoil the winner for you. Visit the video at Pinkbike here or check out Santa Cruz’s website.
Do bike paths actually promote biking? It’s widely thought that building roads promotes driving, but this may not hold true for cycling infrastructure. The Atlantic Cities compare a couple of studies to see if they can make sense of it here.
With Triple Rush gone, there is space for another action-packed reality show. To Catch a Bike Thief may fill the position. In the show, they bait bikes with GPS devices and wait for them to get stolen. They then retrieve them. This simple idea promises for some serious action and drama. It’ll be a web series. You can check it out here.
Treehugger just compiled a list of artistic wall mounts for bikes. They have a series of images for them along with pricing at their website.
- Knife and Saw
- The Hood by Quarterre
- The Bike Valet
- Chris Meierling’s Pallet Bike Rack
- Bike Rack Birdhouse Fro Dimini
- Bike Storage From Jeremy Kehoe Studios
This is the newest crown of hipsterdom. They engage in dangerous maneuvers in the spirit of having a good time. Not technically bicycles, but it counts.