As Sherlock Holmes aficionados will know, in the 1903 story ‘The Adventure of the Priory School’, Holmes determined the direction in which a bicycle was travelling simply by observing the tyre tracks which it had made – asserting that the deeper of the two wheel marks must have come from the heavier rear wheel … […]
Discomfort associated with sitting on a bicycle saddle for extended periods remains one of the most common complaints amongst cyclists. Perhaps surprising then that very little research work has focussed on the influence of gender, power, hand position, and Ischial Tuberosity (IT) width on saddle pressure during seated stationary cycling. Recently, however, progress has been […]
Reproductive Dead-Ends: bicycles, pavement et al.
An October 31, 2007 report in The Telegraph: Man who had sex with bike in court A man has been placed on the sex offenders’ register after being caught trying to have sex with a bicycle…. Robert Stewart was discovered in his room by two cleaners at the Aberley House Hostel in Ayr, south west […]