Tag: material

History – Design Behind the Bike (1/5)

The history of the bicycle from its origins to the bike as we now know it can be traced back to the 1800s. The impact of this machine on worldwide society is without doubt and this impact continues to grow. Well the design of the bike seemed fairly straightforward and simple over a hundred years […]

Will Carbon Bikes Become Cheaper Than Aluminium? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 108

(energetic music) – Welcome to the 108th “GCN Tech Show.” – This week, we’ve got new lightweight clothing, new tubeless tires, the bike vault, your upgrades, and potentially carbon-fiber bikes that are going to be cheaper than aluminum. – Oh, it’s going to be a good one! – It is, let’s do it. – This […]

Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet

– [Cory] It may not look like it, but I’m creating one of the strongest and most versatile materials on Earth, graphene. You’ve probably heard buzz about it. Graphene made big waves back in 2004, and it’s knocked around science news ever since. – A global race for graphene. – You know, it’s not just […]