Tag: bike

  • Bicycle is the solution to pollution, stress and obesity

    We live in a world whose virtues are in turn its weaknesses but the bicycle can cure everything. Technology has made us productive, capitalism has made us competitive and the overproduction of goods and services has made us comfortable. But at the same time, productivity has demanded environmental sacrifices, we waste a lot of raw materials,...

  • In defense of bicycles, that unwelcome vehicle

    Some of the best memories of my life are linked to a bicycle. As a child that little blue Orbea made me fly through the park of Mondoñedo, and in my adolescence the road GAC that I still have took me through half of Asturias. Fifteen years ago I arrived in Madrid with the GAC under the...

  • Mobility

    When you carry the Internet in your pocket there is no turning back and it makes no sense to use a ton and a half to move 75kg. I've had an EOI android in my pocket for a year now and I'll never live without a mobile device connected to the Internet again, but neither will you, sooner or later it will prevail...

  • Bike: Fe, Ti, Al, C

    More and more bikes are made of carbon fiber, although aluminum is still the king, titanium is a rarity and poor steel has almost been taken out of the way. Steel is a fairly dense, hard, malleable metal, and when alloyed with other metals such as chromium or molybdenum, it becomes...

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