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

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I’m a Citibike user so have never had to deal with storage.

Breathe it in, deep. Don’t have an account? Did you happen to see both prototypes?

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However, the single speed, as far as I could tell, had the bearings misaligned to the cassette. The veteran actor on getting a bomb in the mail, playing angry men and denouncing Donald Trump. Admittedly, it’s not really solving any major problems with the bifycle way chain drive systems work on a bicycle — having to constantly clean and lubricate — but dang, it looks cool. 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.

It looks to me that the smaller rear gears will be introducing some sliding friction as the diameter decreases. I can’t tell about the friction and efficiency, but the sound it makes is quite annoying. Already have an account? Could the axle of the drive shaft be chainleess chain stay?


I suspect it’s for shifting! Please enter your email and we will send an email to reset your password. K Reset Password Please enter your email and we will send an email to reset your password. I was at Eurobike and had a chance to see it in action. Too, the carbon tube will bend outwards and the gear shifting friction will rise enormously under load. 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.

CeramicSpeed introduces chainless bike concept at eurobike

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He filmed his journey and compressed those 80 days down into 80 seconds: They claim, that their solution improves efficiency over the standard chain solution, not that it has no inefficiencies. Very clever thinking — but I as an engineer strongly doubt that the transmission to the whell will work in reality.

Still like to ride it though. How and where do you store your bike?

CeramicSpeed’s Bearing-Based Chainless Bicycle System – Core77

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That statement isn’t super meaningful as chain drives already have very low friction. Professional skydiver Michelle Nirumandrad latches canvases to her body and makes “art” through “gestural abstraction. That is an overload issue. This stuff is going to jump over teeth and will be destroyed soon because once bended the axial forces will rise.

Looks a bit tricky for getting close ratio gearing. 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:. Is there a better way to see a country than by bicycle? But ultimately, innovation comes about by people and companies spending a lot of money to try out new things.