Author Archives: Dan Hegner

Braking Handlebar for Bicycle US Pub 2012/0240713

Today’s patent application attempts to solve the following problem:  deteriorated braking effect which may be caused by the braking cable becoming excessively bent.  In addition, the application presents a braking handlebar which is “easy to loosen or tighten.” As illustrated … Continue reading

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Swim Cap with a Pocket

I like to swim at a place known to the locals here as Belle Isle Park.  Belle Isle is approximately a 1.5 mi.² island located in the Detroit River.  Generally, the most immediate reaction I receive when I tell people … Continue reading

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UHF Timing System

How many times have you run a race and given any thought to all the effort that must go into timing your race (and everyone else’s)? According to today’s patent, the previous systems required a time-consuming association process – i.e., … Continue reading

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Adjustable Length Bicycle Stem

Nearly four years ago I started training for my first triathlon. I rushed out and found the best deal on a road bike but I could find. Why a road bike? Yes of course, because I couldn’t afford a triathlon … Continue reading

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Sports Bra

Ok, before I begin to venture down this road, I want to profess to the ladies reading this, I don’t know much about sports bras and I’m not pretending to!  If you have a comment on today’s post (and I’ve … Continue reading

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Jogging Stroller Math?

Sometimes, getting in those running miles equates to babies going for a ride! So, need a stroller?  Come to my house and do your shopping.  During regular business hours my wife and I will allow you to take a test … Continue reading

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Tour de Trainer? Tourmalet Anyone?

We had glimpses of Spring here in Michigan in March this year – HIGHLY unusual!  I removed the bike from the trainer for the first time in months.  I took the time to remove the old tire which was virtually … Continue reading

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