Bike Shaped Objects

Funky bikes and news
Bike News Review – 1/13/14

The Bicycle is coming to the YAM
The Billings Gazette – 1/12/14
The Bicycle is coming to the Yellowstone Art Museum. Many bicycles, actually. The one-day exhibit will be rolling into the YAM’s Visible Vault, 505 N. 26th St., on Jan 25 from 2 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will include bikes owned by local collectors and a collection of photographs and articles compiled by the Western Heritage Center, chronicling the history of bicycles in Billings.

Norman Foster unveils plans for elevated ‘SkyCycle’ bike routes in London
The Guardian – 1/2/14
Unveiled this week, in an appropriately light-headed vision for the holiday season, SkyCycle proposes a network of elevated bike paths hoisted aloft above railway lines, allowing you to zip through town blissfully liberated from the roads.
(The article also explains the problems of this idea and how it’s been tried before. – Tom)

A Bicycle With a Flat Frame Is an Impractical Masterpiece
Gizmodo – 1/7/14
With its flowing metal frame, wooden handlebars and seat post, and proprietary headset, this bicycle puts form on a par with function. It might not be the most practical ride, but it’s certainly one of the most beautiful.

Cold weather cycling tips: It’s all in your head
Bicycle Times – 1/7/14
When the temperature drops and daylight wanes, many riders confine themselves to an indoor trainer or hang up their bikes altogether for the winter months. True, winter riding presents unique challenges, but it also reaps great rewards. Aside from the physical benefits of riding all year long, winter riding opens up a world of opportunities for adventure, fun, and natural beauty.

Proposed 2014 Ruleset: Version 4.0 Beta
North American Hardcourt Bike Polo Association – 1/7/14
NAH has completed the final proposal for the 2014 ruleset. Building on years prior, we have highlighted some critical safety concerns and filled in holes that had previously allowed for what we deemed to be unfair play as observed over the course of the season. Also, some technical descriptions, sizes and measurements were hashed out to a finer specification. We hope that you will find the ruleset to be more organized and worded better, on the whole.


Facebook LogoTwitter Logo


    This is the site for anti-status symbols.

    Subscribe to Blog via Email

    Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 2 other subscribers

    Copyright 2016 Tom Flanders - Most rights reserved