Before we’re deeper into 2014, you deserve to read a short ode to cycling by Simon Willis (edited by Emma Duncan).
Tilting for Stability
Here is a design by Denmark’s Butchers + Bicycles that sure grabs me. There have been many leaning 3-wheelers but B + B’s timing and execution are spot on.
See the trick? A vehicle that leans shares the fabulous stability and thrill of bicycles. This machine can be equipped with electric assist.
Put a parallelogram beneath the cargo box. Above is a crude front view of such an arrangement. Below is how it might look cornering.
Back at the Ranch
Winter can feed your work ethic or hibernation instinct. We’re busy building things for the Spring season. Jon, in Whitefish, is working the wood.
Our third series of digital tensiometers is underway. Here are 200-209.
We predict these eye-arresting supports find their way under distinguished bikes around the world in 2014. Several big surprises in my next post. Hang on to your caps!