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Boneshakers cost a pretty penny
Irish Independent

Boneshakers cost a pretty penny

Old bicycles, tandems, tricycles, velocipedes, penny-farthings and hobby horses keep appearing at regular intervals in the international auction rooms and the very rare, and very old, examples can fetch serious money. Old bicycles, tandems, ... Irish Independent, 3 weeks ago

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Irish Independent, 3 weeks ago
CBC, 3 weeks ago
Electric New Paper, 1 week ago
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Stockhouse Bulletin Boards, 4 weeks ago

How the bicycle got its spokes

The humble two-wheeler is a miracle of engineering. But just how did we get from the Penny Farthing to Kevlar tyres? The evolution of the bicycle is a glorious story of serendipity and ingenuity. It didn't just require technological advances and ...
 PhysOrg.com1 month ago

Roads were not built for cars

In 1887 Karl Kron published Thousand Miles on a Bicycle thanks to book pledges from cyclists as he pedalled his penny farthing around America. In 2013, Carlton Reid used crowdfunding website Kickstarter to do much the same thing. Roads Were Not ...
 Environmental Transport Association1 month ago

Special Shopping Event Returns to the Town Centre

DISCOUNTS, prize draws and goodie bags are all part of a special welcome for older and disabled residents during a Christmas shopping evening in the town centre on Monday 1st December, 6-8pm. The festive event, organised by Reading Borough Council ...
 Noodls12 hours ago
Electric New Paper

10 weirdest things captured on Google Street View

In 2012, Google announced that its street view car had driven over 5 million miles and collected over 20petabytes(1000 terabytes = 1 petabyte) of imagery for its interactive map. To put that in perspective, PixelPetal claims that the street view ...
 Electric New Paper1 week ago

Portmeirion : Enter a fantasy world

IF you recall the 1960s cult TV series, The Prisoner starring Patrick McGoohan , you may know that it was filmed in Portmeirion , the fantasy village built by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 on a peninsular off the coast of ...
 4 Traders1 week ago

Orrin Hatch Denounces 'Blunderheads,' Opinion Of Rapscallions Still A Mystery

President Obama will commit $3 billion to fight climate change, or, put another way, commit roughly 5.2 seconds of funding the Iraq war to fighting climate change. Orrin Hatch called his Democratic colleagues a bunch of blunderheads, but ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago
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News by Car Type HYBRID ELECTRIC CLEAN DIESEL FUEL CELL Popular Green Cars 2015 Chevrolet Volt 2015 Nissan Leaf 2011 Tesla Roadster 2015 Toyota Prius Follow Indiana Utility: Electric-Car Owners Recharge FREE, At Night ...
 Green Car Reports1 week ago Life With Tesla Model S: Tires Cost Me More Than...  Green Car Reports1 week ago

The Bicycle: A History

The most popular wheeled vehicle in the world is not a car: it is the "Flying Pigeon", a bicycle manufactured in China. Over half a billion Flying Pigeons have been sold, making it the most widely-produced vehicle in human history. And even in the ...
 Daily Kos1 week ago

Garden full of vine delights

NOT every gardener wants to grow large trees, as it simply takes too long. Southside's Herb and Val Vidler wanted to sit back and enjoy their beautiful garden by watching the rapidly growing vines. Climbers are great for hiding ugly fences, ...
 NewsMail2 weeks ago
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