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OMATA: A Modern Mechanical Design Approach | Stinner Frameworks
It's great to see Omata leaking into the world, and I enjoyed this for the early sketches, the playful renderings, and the box of prototypes, as much as the interview.
omata  cycling  object  devices  connectedobjects  things  design  interaction 
april 2016 by infovore
the way back home | the m john harrison blog
"Why doesn’t popular fiction encourage writers as entertainingly skilful as this? Because we do not value the skillset itself, only the story it mediates. We long ago separated the skillset out and donated it to literary fiction. Danny MacAskill doesn’t tell a story. He just is. Indeed, by the look of it, he just is the skillset. As a result I cry every time I watch him perform, because the performance is so much more intense than anything I’ve ever made." Great writing, by a great writer, about a great performer. Perfect.
dannymacaskill  trials  bikes  cycling  mjohnharrison  writing  fiction 
october 2013 by infovore
scraplab — This Trail
"The GPS looks forward for me, projecting all my future successes and failings. Every bit of information helps to optimise my path. Contour maps spring out of the hills surrounding, and round the corner ahead. It took a space shuttle and an army of volunteers to help me shift down a gear, and hopefully the data exhaust I leave behind will help someone do it better next time." Tom is brilliant. I miss him.
tomtaylor  poetry  data  geodata  cycling 
september 2010 by infovore
scraplab : sometimes
"Sometimes, when the wind is warm and low, when the gear ratio is perfect and the tyres pumped, and when the road is soft and quiet, I feel weightless."
writing  tomtaylor  cycling  calm 
february 2009 by infovore
YouTube - Bike Hero
I don't care that it's not playing the game or anything, there is no way in the world that this is anything less than super-awesome.
guitarhero  bike  cycling  video  pastiche  amazing 
november 2008 by infovore
Garmin Edge 305 Cycle GPS Computer
GPS for cycling with time-attack and training modes; lets you race against yourself (or virtual competitors) over time, and track progress on the PC-based training application.
playful  play  exercise  games  gps  location  cycling  training  sportsillustrated 
june 2008 by infovore

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