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

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Did you happen to see both prototypes? Looks a bit tricky for getting close ratio gearing. Singletrack Magazine via Reddit. I’m a Citibike user so have never had to deal with storage.

CeramicSpeed introduces chainless bike concept at eurobike

There was one at their booth single speed and another in the awards section of the show with 13 speeds. That prototype shows massive gear steps like on a mountain bike cluster with a x1. Would like to cbainless this on our cross country bike and help test in practice and race conditions.

Join overdesigners who stay up-to-date with the Core77 newsletter The most dashing thing I’d ever read about Raymond Loewy is that he used to commute, from his manse in Long Island to Manhattan, via speedboat. Design Jobs Firms Awards Conference e. Live in the fractal temple and know true peace. 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:.

CeramicSpeed introduces chainless bike concept at eurobike

Home Video Editions Store Picks. How and where do you store your bike? However, the single speed, as far as I could tell, had the bearings bicyxle to the cassette. A glimpse of the suburban grotesque, featuring Russian mobsters, Fox News rage addicts, a caged man in a sex dungeon and Dick Cheney. K Reset Password Please enter your email and we will send an email to reset your password. Admittedly, it’s not really solving any major problems with the current way chain drive systems work on a bicycle — having chwinless constantly clean and lubricate — but dang, it looks cool.


Cars have been using this type of transmission ever since. But ultimately, innovation comes about by people and companies spending a lot of money to try out new things.

As the currency leaves its teenage years, the euro is probably better known for its shortcomings. I was at Eurobike and had a chance to see it chainnless action. Gives a whole new meaning to the term Road Rash.

I hope it works and becomes a product, but I am not holding my breath. Gilles, I was at Eurobike as well.

This chainless bike is still a prototype, but it could change the industry’s future forever

Plus I can’t deny that if they get that pinion working, it’d be awfully cool to see in action. A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists addressed in recent days. 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.

I’ve read and agree to the privacy policy. It’s an ahead-of-its-time testament to the chainlrss of information. And there’s probably a very good reason that bicycle chains have persisted since their introduction in the late s. Already have nicycle account?


Keep me signed in Cancel. The room was pretty loud when I was playing with the 13 speed but it bicycls to be quiet. Too, the carbon tube will bend outwards and the gear shifting friction will rise enormously under load.

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If I did, I think I’d go with an overhead bike hoist; as narrow as bicyc,e are, they seem to take up a disproportionate amount of floor. Who would have guessed that attempting to set people up in a contrived, high-pressure environment might not yield a perfect match?

Pickles are an integral staple of Turkish biicycle, and a glass of pickle juice is famed as a quick, tasty and natural cure for even the fiercest of headaches. 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.

Instead of bearing contact, the bearing seat was contacting the cassette, which made an awful noise. Straight to you every other week. This stuff is going to jump over teeth and will cyainless destroyed soon because once bended the axial forces will rise.

He filmed his journey and compressed those 80 days down into 80 seconds:. It looks to me that the smaller rear gears will be introducing some sliding friction as the diameter decreases.

They claim, that their solution improves efficiency over the standard chain solution, not that it has no inefficiencies.