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North American Handmade Bicycle Show

2016 Bikes

Featured Exhibitors

  • Caletti Cycles


    by   @caletticycles   John Caletti is a custom bicycle frame builder based in Santa Cruz, CA. He creates …
  • Strong Frames Inc.


    by 2016 marks our 24th year in business. We’d like to thank all our customers for supporting us over the years. …
  • English Cycles


    by Rob English has built for me two custom steel bicycles, a road bike and a folding, packable 29er mountain bike. …
  • Victoria Cycles


    After a lifetime of cycling and wrenching for myself and others, frame building was the thing I wanted to do most. …
  • Co-Motion Cycles


    by Co-Motion Cycles started simply: We built a few for ourselves and our friends, and found ourselves able to rise …
  • Steve Potts Bicycles


    by Steve Potts has been called one of the best bicycle frame builders of the past 35 years. In fact, Steve is the …
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Auto Repair Basics | FTC Consumer Information

The best way to avoid auto repair rip-offs is to be prepared. Knowing how your vehicle works and how to identify common car problems is a good beginning. It’s also important to know how to choose a good mechanic, the kinds of questions to ask, and your consumer rights. This kind of information may help you keep a lid on mechanical mistakes.

Repair Information

How to Choose a Repair Shop

What should I look for when choosing a repair shop?

  • Ask for recommendations from friends, family, and other people you trust. Look for a repair shop before you need one to avoid being rushed into a last-minute decision.
  • Shop around by phone and online for the best deal, and compare warranty policies on repairs.
  • Ask to see current licenses if state or local law requires repair shops to be licensed or registered. Also, your state Attorney General’s office or local
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Stress Free Car Shipping Services

Transporting a vehicle is not an overly complicated process, though it may seem that way from the outside, especially if you’ve never done it before. Shipping a car, truck, motorcycle, or any other type of vehicle is just a matter of collecting the necessary info and contacting the right people; in this case automotive transport companies. In some instances, you may be contacting a broker rather than a carrier, but they both offer similar solutions: a broker arranges for shipment, whereas a carrier delivers the vehicle.

Whether you’re shipping a vehicle to across the state, or from one coast to the other, the process is more or less the same. You’ll need information such as the make, model, and year of the vehicle, as well as its current location and where you’re shipping to. It’s also helpful to have a delivery timeframe in mind if you need to vehicle shipped

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The Brief History of Transportation

Whether by land or by sea, humans have always sought to traverse the earth and move to new locations. The evolution of transportation has brought us from simple canoes to space travel, and there’s no telling where we could go next and how we will get there. The following is a brief history of transportation, dating from the first vehicles 900,000 years ago to the modern day.

Early Boats and Horses

The first mode of transportation was created in the effort to traverse water: boats. Those who colonized Australia roughly 60,000–40,000 years ago have been credited as the first people to cross the sea, though there is some evidence that seafaring trips were carried out as far back as 900,000 years ago.

The earliest known boats were simple logboats, also referred to as dugouts, which were made by hollowing out a tree trunk. Evidence for these floating vehicles comes from

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Performance Automotive Network | Dealerships near Cincinnati

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Our experienced sales staff is eager to share its knowledge and enthusiasm with you. We encourage you to browse our online inventory, schedule a test drive and investigate financing options. You can also request more information about a vehicle using our online form or by calling the number listed with that specific vehicle.

Performance Automotive Network is a family-owned business, operating for over 40 years. Our corporate headquarters are based in Cincinnati, OH. We also

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Are Expensive Bicycle Wheels Worth the Money? Let’s Check the Physics

In this video, you see a cyclist testing new aerodynamic wheels from Zipp. Swapping your wheels may seem like a small change, but can make a big difference. From his tests, the rider discovers:

  • With conventional wheels, he can ride 20 minutes at an average speed of 41.12 kph with an average power of 379 watts.
  • With the Zipp 808 NSW aero wheels he rides 51 minutes at an average speed of 41.13 kph and average power of 344 watts.

Before looking at power and energy, I should go over two small details.

First, how do you measure power? Cyclists can measure power by installing a small computer, called a power meter, that measures the input torque at the pedals or crankshaft and records the rotation angle at timed intervals. If you know the torque and angle, you can calculate the input energy. Dividing this energy by time gives you

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C&S Automotive

Welcome to C&S Automotive!

      Here
at C&S Automotive we care about the health of your car. From oil
changes and mileage maintenance to major repair our highly trained, ASE
certified technicians are here to handle it all!    
   Regular repairs and maintenance do not have to
be a hassle or pain. C&S Automotive offers services and repair
options to give you exactly what you need. We guarantee individual
attention to all clients and provide expert service from start to your
satisfaction. Also you can keep your warranty valid with our
Manufacturer Authorized Services for all domestic and import vehicles.

If you have any questions please give, Glenn (above) a call today or Email for an appointment!

Need a car? We might have what you need!
Pre-owned re-conditioned vehicles!

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The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten on Vimeo

“If people say it’s impossible we have to prove them wrong.”
Design students Anna and Terese took on a giant challenge as an exam project. Something no one had done before. If they could swing it, it would for sure be revolutionary. The bicycle is a tool to change the world. If we use bikes AND travel safe: Life will be better for all.

Join the conversation and tweet #InvsHelmet to have your tweet featured on the GE FOCUS FORWARD website. Go to focusforwardfilms.com/films/49/ to see the discussion.

Check out more films in the GE FOCUS FORWARD series at vimeo.com/focusforwardfilms.

Produced by WG Film with the support of
The Swedish Film Institute – Film commissioner Andra Lasmanis.

DIRECTOR: Fredrik Gertten
PRODUCER: Margarete Jangård and Elin Kamlert
ASSISTANT PRODUCER: Lina Bertilsson
CAST: Anna Haupt, Terese Alstin
CAMERA: Marek Wieser
SOUND RECORDIST:Emma Svensson
BOOM OPERATOR: Emma Thorsander
EDITOR: Klaus De León Heinecke

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Car Insurance Quote | The General Car Insurance

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The Bicycle Wheel as a Gyroscope

A rider leaning left will produce a torque which will cause the bicycle wheel to precess counterclockwise as seen from above, turning the bicycle left. The angulur momentum of the bicycle wheels is to the left. The torque produced by leaning is to the rear of the bicycle, as may be seen from the right-hand rule. This gives a rearward change in the angular momentum vector, turning the bicycle left.

This is a good visual example of the directions of the angular momenta and torques, but the gyroscopic torques of bicycle wheels are apparently quite small (see Lowell and McKell). The gyroscopically motivated descriptions like “leaning left turns it left” are more appropriate to motorcycles. With a bicycle at low speeds, the main turning influence comes from the turning of the handlebars.

In terms of the stability of the bicycle when riding, the association with leaning and turning

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