News tagged with bicycle

Tin nanocrystals for the battery of the future

(Phys.org) —More powerful batteries could help electric cars achieve a considerably larger range and thus a breakthrough on the market. A new nanomaterial for lithium ion batteries developed in the labs ...

Apr 08, 2013
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The 'bricycle' dilemma - to steer or balance?

(Phys.org) —When you were learning to ride a bicycle you thought gravity was your enemy, trying to make you fall over. But without gravity, you wouldn't be able to steer, say Cornell engineers. To demonstrate ...

Mar 28, 2014
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Self-inflating bike tires campaign for dollars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bicycle owners are being offered a no-hassle solution to keeping their bicycle tires sidewalk and road-worthy. The solution is called the PumpTire, billed as the world’s first self-inflating ...

Aug 26, 2011 weblog
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Bluetooth-enabled bicycle has automatic gearbox

(Phys.org)—Oh, no. Not another reason to count your smartphone blessings? To feel so lucky to have a phone loaded with accelerometer and GPS? Oh, yes. Engineers at UK-based Cambridge Consultants have developed electronic automati ...

Nov 12, 2012 weblog
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