Friday, October 31, 2008

Chinese Bicycle Museum officially opens

Largest bicycle museum:

The Chinese Bicycle Museum officially opened to public on October 28.At present, it is the largest bicycle museum in China, and has the most abundant collections.

The museum is located inside the Bazhou Municipal Museum in Hebei province, with an area of 4,000 square meters and has on display about 300 bicycles of different brands from all over the world.

The internationally renowned brand name bicycles, such as British 'Bai Jin Ren' and 'BSA (Birmingham Short Arms)', German 'Mercedes-Benz', American 'Harley', will offer you a feast for your eyes. The four big domestic brand bicycles familiar to the Chinese, 'Red Flag', 'Forever', 'Phoenix' and 'Flying Pigeon', will make you long for the good old days. - People's Daily Online

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British Olympic stars get back on track

Most of Great Britain's Olympic medalists return to action in Manchester on Friday, in the first of the World Cup Classics series.

Double gold medalist Bradley Wiggins is partnered by Geraint Thomas for the first time in the madison.

Victoria Pendleton is chasing three victories in the 1km time trial, the keirin and the individual sprint.

'It's on home turf and we get such a fantastic response from the crowd here,' Pendleton told BBC Sport.

Alongside a GB squad there will be British riders competing in the colors of trade teams 100% ME, Sky+ HD and Plowman Craven." To read more, please, visit - BBC SPORT | Cycling

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Manchester World Track Cup Ready For Action

With the competition for the first round of the 2008/09 World Track Cup series kicking off at Manchester tomorrow, everything is place for the racing to begin in earnest. Teams have now arrived and the final training is taking place through out the day at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester. To read more, please, visit - British-cycling

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Solar-Powered Rickshaw Unveiled in India

Soleckshaw:


If you walk down the streets of Delhi, India, you’ll probably notice the multitude of pedal-driven rickshaws. And while some may protest that the rickshaws—mostly driven by migrants from poor Indian states—are uncivilized, the new Soleckshaw could make rickshaws palatable even to human rights activists.

The Soleckshaw, which is currently being tested in Old Delhi, can either be pedaled or run off of a 36-volt battery that is charged every 45 miles from a solar charging station. The prototype isn’t too shabby, either— it seats three and has electric lights, an FM radio, four mobile phone chargers, and can travel at 12 and a half miles per hour. Additionally, it can go uphill. To read more, please, visit - CleanTechnica

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