Thursday, July 5, 2012

can't get enough: graeme obree is getting strange

Graeme Obree: Hand-building the fastest bicycle in the world from Humans Invent on Vimeo.
this came out a while ago and if you do not know who graeme obree is, then i suggest you get to searching or get to borrowing "the flying scotsman". he is a great thinker, a great athlete, and a really strong kind of person. his newest endeavor is to build a bicycle capable of reaching 100mph. the design is really obree-esque:

Beastie 1 (Computer) from David Street on Vimeo.
recently this popped up featuring the new a student of frame geometry, i cannot begin to comprehend how the drivetrain works. in terms of aerodynamics, it's a simple idea that will most likely be successful. he says he's going for the record in september and you best know i'll be keeping up with this.


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