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Reader writes: Lead needed for Second Hand adaptive bike

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

A recent email I received from Shellie: I have been researching adaptive bikes for my 7 year old grandson. Many are so expensive and out of our price range. Do you ever find people interested in selling a used bike? So, if anyone knows anyone or any resources Shellie can tap into ...

Motor bike with hand controls

Tuesday, November 8th, 2005

Check this website out. This 21yo engineering student from WA has developed a motor bike with hand controls that can be used by a paraplegic or anyone without lower limb function. The thing I really like about this is the design parameter included aesthetics with the bikle having 'minimal modification ...

Bicycle Design for People with Disabilities | Future Technology

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Great to see some good asthetic thought as well as pure functionality put into accessible design in this bicycle. From the Tuvie site: Bicycle designer Gavin Smith has come up with a new bicycle design that will help people with disabilities to ride the bicycle independently. Sometimes disabilities like cerebral palsy can ...

Talking iPod – Eyes off!

Monday, July 10th, 2006

The other day on Gday World, my mate Mike Seyfang was talking about how he could put a video iPod in his pocket and still listen to the audio, negating having to actually look at the screen in circumstances where that would be not possible or less desirable (like crashing ...

DIY Bottle Cap Tripod

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

UPDATE: For my take on how this topic recently went balistic, see the post Truth and Traffic on my personal blog. Back on 14th Feb I posted about a bottle cap that you could buy and turn any bottle into a camera tripod. Today I got a comment on that post ...

Fuel cell motorcycle – great design

Saturday, December 24th, 2005

Okay. So it might seem a bit 'off-topic' but the design of this is simply stunning. I especially like to see good design and asthetics applied to everyday things. We can take for granted things looking as they are because, well, they just always have looked that way. Like, ...