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

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So I’d say we learn what we can from this, and be grateful that it’s not our money. That being said, it wold still be cool to see a working version.

CeramicSpeed introduces chainless bike concept at eurobike

Username Password Forgot password? Very clever thinking — but I as an engineer strongly doubt that the transmission to the whell will work in reality. Breathe it in, deep. Live in the fractal temple and know true bocycle.

This stuff is going to jump over teeth and will be destroyed soon because once bended the axial forces will rise. Is there a better way to see a country than by bicycle?

CeramicSpeed introduces chainless bike concept at eurobike

The Mundaneum is more than an antiquated indexing system. I was at Eurobike and had a chance to see it in action. Not an innovative bicyycle 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. Enter a caption optional.

As the currency leaves its teenage years, the euro is probably better known for its shortcomings. Gives a whole new meaning to the term Road Rash.

And there’s probably a very good reason that bicycle chains have persisted since their introduction in the late s. That statement isn’t super meaningful as chain drives already have very low friction. Way to keep pushing back all these haters and actually create something! TECH predictions for 6 articles. Straight to you every other week.


Nintendo’s camera accessory is only capable of taking dithered grayscale pictures, but with Photoshop, some colored gels and basic photographic know-how, you can chainlwss what a color-capable version of the tool might’ve looked like. Did you happen to see both prototypes?

It looks to me that the smaller rear gears will be introducing some sliding friction as the diameter decreases. But ultimately, innovation comes about by people and companies spending a lot of money to try out new things.

Plus I can’t deny that if they get that pinion working, it’d be awfully cool to see in action. Join overdesigners who stay up-to-date with the Core77 newsletter What’s with the battery cell in the drive shaft?

He filmed his journey and compressed those 80 days down into 80 seconds: However, the single speed, as far as I could tell, had the bearings misaligned to the cassette. I hope it works and becomes a product, but I am not holding my breath. In conjunction with the University of Colorado’s Mechanical Engineering Department, bicycle parts manufacturer CeramicSpeed has launched an ambitious initiative: Instead of bearing contact, the bearing seat was contacting the cassette, which made an awful noise.

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Chainless Bicycle – CHAINLESS

By creating a Core77 account you confirm that you accept the Terms of Use. Who would have guessed that attempting to set people up in a contrived, high-pressure environment might not yield a perfect match? Don’t have an account? Admittedly, it’s not really solving any major problems with the current way chain drive systems work on a bicycle — having to constantly clean and lubricate — but dang, it looks cool.

I’ve read and agree to the privacy policy. Design Jobs Firms Awards Conference e. 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.


Professional skydiver Michelle Nirumandrad latches canvases to her body and makes “art” through “gestural abstraction. Singletrack Magazine via Reddit. Could the axle of the drive shaft be chzinless chain stay? Please enter your email and we will send an email to reset your password.

A Belgian expat and cycling enthusiast named Carl, now relocated to Germany, just wrapped up an day trip through all 16 of Germany’s states. K Reset Password Please enter your email and we will chainleas an email to reset your password. I can’t tell about the friction and efficiency, but the sound it makes is quite annoying. To produce a bicycle with no chain nor derailleur. Would like to try this on our cross country bike and help test in practice and race conditions.

Too, the carbon tube will bend outwards and the gear shifting friction will rise enormously under load. Looks a bit tricky for getting close ratio gearing. Pickles are an integral staple of Turkish cuisine, and a glass of pickle juice is famed as a quick, tasty and natural cure for even the fiercest of headaches. The room was pretty loud when I was playing with the 13 speed but it seemed to be quiet. Cars have been using this type of transmission ever since.

I love being able to run quick errands while getting a little exercise; at the supermarket I buy only a few things at a time and go several times a.