I was having a look at the average speeds of the winner of the Tour de France over the years on this page. To help things along I put the data into LibreOffice and produced a plot: I put on the ...
Every bicycle I have seen in my life has its gears and chain on the right side? Why is this? The only thing I could find regarding this question is this forum topic, which speculates about things such ...
Wheels generally used to have more spokes. As technology improved and markets changed, manufacturers have taken to making wheels with fewer (and often heavier spokes). I've been told this comes at ...
The bikes with a huge front wheel and small rear, with the cranks attached directly to the front wheel... What are they called? Additionally, it seems they need to be very tall in order for you to ...
Where can I find a Norco catalog from 198X? I bought a used Norco about 10 months ago and I am begining to get curious about the bike. How good of bike is it? How much did it cost new? Where was ...
I copy-catted the question from moz here because he did not ask it himself. I try to keep my bike design as simple as possible so I need to learn from mistakes in the past. What are the simplest ...
I have seen once, on the internet, a photo of Eddy Merckx seen from below the bike. In the first plane there was the pedal, then the shoe, then his leg and the bike, and at last his face staring down ...
I'm thinking to start collecting bicycles of the last 20 or so years that are special in a way or the other. What would be the one bicycle that should be in such a collection?