In conjunction with the University of Colorado’s Mechanical Engineering Department, bicycle parts manufacturer CeramicSpeed has launched.

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I was at Eurobike and had chainleds chance to see it in action. What’s with the battery cell in the drive shaft? Join overdesigners who stay up-to-date with the Core77 newsletter Design Jobs Firms Awards Conference e. A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists addressed in recent days. Enter a caption optional.

Chainless Bicycle – CHAINLESS

Instead of bearing contact, the bearing seat was contacting the cassette, which made an awful noise. I hope it works and becomes a product, but I am not holding my breath.

Naysayers and skeptics will say the cost, plus the additional weight of whatever housing system would be required to keep mud gicycle, would nullify the efficiency of the design.

In conjunction with the University of Colorado’s Mechanical Engineering Department, bicycle parts manufacturer CeramicSpeed has launched an ambitious initiative: K Reset Password Please enter your email and we will send an email to reset your biyccle. Plus I can’t deny that if they get that pinion working, it’d be awfully cool to see in action. Don’t have an account? This stuff is going to jump over teeth and will be destroyed soon because once bended the axial forces will rise.

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To produce a bicycle with no chain nor derailleur. Too, the carbon tube will bend outwards and the gear shifting friction will rise enormously under load. Gives a whole new meaning to the term Road Rash. Nintendo’s camera accessory is only capable of taking dithered grayscale pictures, but with Photoshop, some colored gels and basic photographic know-how, you can see what a color-capable version of the tool might’ve looked like.


Looks a bit tricky for getting close ratio gearing. I can’t tell about the friction and efficiency, but the sound it makes is quite annoying.

Not an innovative design… Actually if the dreamer designer focused more on research rather than trying to create something new would know that this concept has been proposed and failed. I’m a Citibike user so have never had to deal with storage. Please chainleds your email and we will send an email to reset your password. Keep me signed in Cancel. He filmed his journey and compressed those 80 days down into 80 seconds:.

This chainless bike is still a prototype, but it could change the industry’s future forever

Did you happen to see both prototypes? At this year’s Eurobike show they unveiled Drivena speed “prototype” “concept bike” would be more accurate, as the thing doesn’t actually work that uses bearings and a wicked-looking ring cog that you don’t want to slam your shin into:. Cars have been using this type of transmission ever since.

Pickles are an integral staple of Turkish cuisine, and a glass of pickle juice is famed as a quick, tasty and natural cure for even the fiercest of headaches. Super slick forward thinking! Way chainlees keep pushing back all these haters and actually create something! The most dashing thing I’d ever read about Raymond Loewy is that he used to commute, from his manse in Long Island to Manhattan, via speedboat.


It’s a safe for all purposes — you can store anything in there, from your family heirlooms to your lunch. He filmed his journey and compressed those 80 days down into 80 seconds: Very clever thinking — but I as an engineer strongly doubt that the transmission to the whell will work in reality.

I love being able to run quick errands while getting a little exercise; at the supermarket I buy only a few things at a time and go several times a. And there’s probably a very good reason that bicycle chains have persisted since their introduction in the late s.

The Mundaneum is more than an antiquated indexing system. Truth Pedaling a bicycles has always converted muscular movement to radial motion, and such a conversion always has some loss. Professional skydiver Michelle Nirumandrad latches canvases to her body and makes “art” through “gestural abstraction. There was one at their booth single speed and another in the awards section of the show with 13 speeds.

CeramicSpeed’s Bearing-Based Chainless Bicycle System

If I did, I think I’d go with an overhead bike hoist; as narrow as bicycles are, they seem to take up a disproportionate amount of floor. Live in the fractal temple and know true peace.

Straight to you every other week. They claim, that their solution improves efficiency over the standard chain solution, not that it has no inefficiencies.