Building the foundation for cycling
Bicycle Retailer – 11/22/13
A summary from Peopleforbikes sums up the message, “Every day, more companies nationwide are embracing bicycling as a way to attract talent, improve business and help their bottom line. The PeopleForBikes Business Network includes small businesses, large corporations and individual business leaders who value the economic benefits that come from investing in bike infrastructure.”
free wheel examines bicycle design from different eras
Design Boom – 11/21/13
design museum holon pays tribute to the tour de france, which marked its 100th race this year, with ‘free wheel’–an exhibition that surveys 100 bicycles, giving visitors a look at the diverse existence of two-wheelers from the past 200 years.
(Funky bikes on parade! – Tom)
Worksman switches to water-based paint
Bicycle Retailer – 11/21/13
Worksman Cycles, a New York City manufacturer of bicycles, is switching to PPG Industries’ Aquacron water-based liquid coatings for its frames. The company had been using vegetable-based coatings that appealed from an environmental standpoint but did not have the finish quality they sought.