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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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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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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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Illuminated Helmet with Programmable Lamps and Proximity Sensor

The lucky few do triathlon as their livelihood.  I am not one of those lucky few!  And more likely than not, you aren’t either! If this is true, inevitably you find yourself riding at the crack of dawn or getting … Continue reading

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Relief from Cycling Hot Spots

When I was newer to triathlon, I used to experience numbness and discomfort in my feet when I went for a bike ride for anything over a couple hours.  This numbness/discomfort always originated at the hot spot – the region … Continue reading

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Exchangeable Hub Cartridges

Today’s invention pertains to hub systems, and more particularly to a hub gearing system contained within a cartridge which may be swapped with another hub gearing system within another cartridge of the same shape and size. First, a bit of … Continue reading

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