DIY e-bike hack

ebike-munichebike-munichDo all dead washing machines go to meet that lonely Maytag F&P repairman in the sky? Nope, some of'em get their guts repurposed for use in hipster transportation, otherwise known as bicycles. At least that's what one fed up, frugal Munich denizen did to avoid that German's city costly PT fees.

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PEDAL POWER: Ford E-Bike concept


The Frankfurt motor show saw the unveiling of a number of elaborate "urban-focused commuter vehicles", but not all manufacturers are focusing on four-wheeled transport…

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A week in the training diary of Tylenol Hamilton

(as described to Steve Stanozolol, Bike Manawatu’s most positive reporter)

Monday: Rehab and recovery day (raced yesterday). Aim is to stay clean for 12 hours. (3 pm – already looking forward to tomorrow…)

Tuesday: Wet, so trained indoors. Did two hours of VO2max training. Needed three litres of fluid, but improved my VO2max by 40%! Soon as I finished, I pulled out the IV, hopped on the bike, and rode home.

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2011 Tour de France in pictures

Best pictures from the 2011 TourBest pictures from the 2011 Tour features this years Tour in two parts:

McLaren's two-wheeled racer

(From the Sydney Morning Herald)

McLaren F1McLaren F1Specialized, F1 team and supercar maker McLaren and Mark Cavendish (of HTC-Highroad cycling team) team up for the Italian Milan-San Remo spring classic…

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