“We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.” Bernard Williams, British philosopher (1929 – 2003).
Thursday, 15 November 2012
To win the Tour de France you probably need an expensive, high technology, carbon fibre framed bicycle. But for more mundane
urban cyclists, that well known composite cardboard could be the material to
watch. An Israeli inventor has pioneered the use of cardboard for the production of bikes. The 10 kilogram
cardboard bicycle, which cost around $10 to make, can carry riders weighing up
to 220 kilograms. Perhaps Mr Armstrong would have even won on one of these?