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NEW! The latest links. German mail order pro bike shop tires (plugs the spoke holes in rims) Spanish language pro cycling site recycled saddles (recovered)­HIMANO/ = pz components French carbon cranks Austrian carbon wheels with DT Swiss hubs Superweek races Birkenstock bikes home made carbon and bamboo frame & other stuff. shimmy wobble Trigon Exotic Materials Technology (carbon) brakes tires tires BT Australian superbikes custom clothing BTI Australian carbon track bike and Aztec products
Crank stiffness measurements
USE u.s.e.
Wheel FEA
Torpado info
Quando, KT, Sovos hubs
Brano Meres' home-made carbon MTB:
Bob Schwartz's Cheap Heat Shrink Film Wheel Covers translation
interloc racing design = ird =
Shockbike.exe calculates light bike specs:, in Italian
Sunset for SunTour Bicycle Science, Framebuilders, Tandem, Classic Rendezvous, and other email lists archives. (Klein info) =
American Bicycle Racing (ABR)

Chassis Frequency


Track Bikes

Bianchi Pista
Bianchi L Cromo Lite
Byercycles, UK
Colnago aluminum
Colnago steel
Courtney Custom
DeBernardi at Chcagoland
DeBernardi at Zar Int'l
Grass track racing!
Javelin Frisco
Seven Cycles
Siberian Express
Solo Velo

Bicycle Aerodynamics

Aerodynamic Drag of Streamlined Handlebars, Jim Martin
Aerodynamics of Bicycles, an introduction
Analytic Cycling, interactive performance predictions based on science
John Cobb's A&M numbers:
Ed Zimmermann's lit survey:
FORRESTER, A. I. J.'s "Investigation of the Optimum Configuration for Low Drag Bicycle Wheels"
Lew Composites:
Nimble Composite Wheels:
Wheel aerodynamics - a collection of data
Vision Tech wind tunnel results for 9 aero bars

Bicycle Clothing
Magliera Bergamo
Canyon Australian cycle clothing
RL (Ralph Lauren)

Bicycle Companies

3Rensho frames
3ttt handlebars, stems Italian road frames
Aegis handmade carbon fiber bicycles
Aerospoke Wheel Performance Technology
AFH the fastest racing bicycle on the planet for mass start events!
ADA composite deep rim spoked wheels
Alex rims
alpha Q carbon forks
Amazing Wooden Bike Company
American Classic
Answer Products
Avocet cycling products
Batavus bikes, Netherlands
Bianchi Bicycles custom fab
bike tuning parts
Bilenky's Artistry in Steel - SPF aluminum monocoque
BMD Holland - bicycle testing machines
Bob Jackson Cycles UK -
Bold Precision Bicycle Components
Bontrager Cycles, World Headquarters
Boone Technologies
Brew racing frames
Bruce Gordon road and touring bicycles:
Buffalo Composite Designs
C4 factory site:
C4 carbon fibre cycle frames (Dave Lloyd, UK)
Calfee Designs, gusseted carbon fiber road racing frames
Campagnolo - official site
Campagnolo Only! The UNofficial Campy website
Cheetach Cat carbon bikes
Cheetach Cat carbon bikes
Ceeway (
Cervelo, Candian aluminum aero bikes
Chris King, hubs, headsets, other components.
Chun Nan spokes
Colnago Ernesto & C. Srl
Colnago USA
Co-Motion Cycles
Comp-Let Slovakian carbon frames Continental tires Coombe Pro Pedal System
CORIMA - Accueil - Welcome
Courtney Custom Cycles
Cycip, handmade steel frames.
Cycle Dynamics Titanium Sprockets - Custom frame makers for the stars
DT Swiss Bicycle Technology
Dave's SpeedDream Wheels - Precision Bicyle Wheel Designers
Davidson Bicycles
de MAYO VELOSYSTEMS custom made bikes
DeRosa racing frames
Dia-Compe Bicycle Components
Paul Donohue Cycles...Cycle Manufacturers
Dynamic Composites - Canadian carbon
Easton Bicycle Components
EDCO Swiss Bicycle Components Canadian ti bikes (in U.K.) (in U.S.) European custom light stuff Magnesium frames
FALCON Accel Disc Wheel
Fiber-lyte carbon chainrings:
Fit Kit:
FiR rims tires
Fuji Bikes
FSA Full Speed Ahead components
Gary Fisher mountain bikes
Gazelle bikes, Netherlands
German carbon fiber saddle
German home built carbon frame construction
GoldTec Cycle Components
Gota wooden bikes from Brazil
Greek Composite Bicycle
Habanero ti frames
Harry Havnoonian's H.H. Racing Group
HED aero wheels and drag numbers
Henry James lugs, crowns, tubing, jigs.
Hope Technology hubs, bbs, disc brakes
HOTTA composite frames at Pete's Bike Index
Hujsak custom frames
Ibis Cycles
IRC tires -
ITM Italmanubri bars and stems
Jan Janssen bikes, Netherlands
Joe Young Wheels
K2 Bikes
Kavik handcrafted frames:
Keywin Sports pedals
LandShark custom frames
Langhors, a composite recumbent tandem
LeMond Bikes
Lew Composites:
Look Cycle International:
LOOK USA Bicycle Products.
LP Composite bicycle components
Lyonsport Cycles custom frames and stems, Swedish titanium bikes
Marinoni Racing Frames
Mark Lee Custom Frames
Marzocchi suspension forks
Matera wood bikes from Italy
Mercian Cycles
Michelin Bicycle Tires
Mongoose Bikes
Moon Cycles. Custom road, track and touring frames
Moots frames
Morati ti cranks and frames
Mrazek titanium
Nimble Composite Wheels Carbon fiber crank+bb
Nytex composite frames
Panaracer tires
Park Tool Co.
Paul Components
Peregrine Bicycle Works (PBW) folding bikes -
Peter Moore, Eclectic & Esoteric Parts for Sale
Peter White Cycles
Pfeiffer Pframes
Phil Wood & Co.
Pinarello racing frames
PMP bike titanium and ultralight components
Power Pedals
Principia aluminum bicycles from Denmark
Profile Design MTB apparel
Race Face - urethane suits - importers of sus bikes
Rex Cycles
Rideable Bicycle Replicas
Rivendell Bicycle Works
Robert Beckman Designs: touring stuff
Rock Shox
Rolf Dietrich:
Rohloff chains, tools
Rosenthal Tandems
Royce components, Italian CNC headsets, bbs, hubs
RVT titanium :
Sapim spokes, English language
Scapin Italian frames
Schwalbe tires
Schwinn Technical Bags
Serfas saddles, tires, etc.
Serotta Competition Bicycles
Seven Cycles
Shimano (American Classic)
Siberian Express ti frames
Slingshot Bicycle Company
Softride frames
Solo Velo, fixed gear bicycles for road and track, Somec's light weight bike - Specialty Racing Products
Storck bicycles:
Spanish composite bicycle wheel.
Specialized Bikes
Spectrum Cycles custom frames by Tom Kellog Powder Coating
Speedplay Pedals
Spicer alu frames
SR SunTour
Steelman Frames
Strong Frames
Sugino cranks:
Sun-Ringle rims and components:
Syntace USA cycle products
Terry Precision Bicycles for Women, Inc.
T.E.T. Cycles, Tom Teesdale
Thomson seat posts
Timberwolf Convert your bike to carbon fiber
Time Sport USA
Titanium Sports Technologies is manufacturer for OEM Brand Distribution.
Titus Titanium
Tommasini top quality frames
Tom Piszkin - TitanFlex monocoque boom bike
Transtech Composite Mountain Bikes
Trek Bikes
TruVative - truly innovative parts
Tune hubs, saddles, other light parts - Tune Power Hub
Velocity Rims Velomax Wheel Systems
Vision Tech time trial bars
Vittoria tires UK importers
VREDESTEIN Bicycle Tires Home Page
Wheel Werks Jeff Kratka's custom wheel gig. =
Wound Up composite cycling components
White Industries
Waterford Precision Cycles
Wheels Manufacturing
Wilier - composite parts
Zinn Cycles
Zipp Speed Weaponry

Bicycle Helmets

John Franklin's Cycling Digest

Cycle Helmets: An International Resource

Cyclists Rights Action Group

Vehicular Cycling

A Medical Doctor on helmets

Why I Won't Shut Up About Bloody Cycling Helmets

Is Cycling Dangerous?

Freedom From Fear

Bicycle Helmet Laws In Western AUS

Cycling Health

Advocacy By Cyclists for Cyclists

Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute

European Cyclists Federation

Public Perception and Reality

Bicycle Magazines
Bicycle Retailer and Industry News - Journalism for the Trade
BICYCLING magazine. The World's Largest Cycling Publication
Mountain Bike Magazine MTB general interest, e-zine for freeride

Bicycle Racing

10 mi TT:
Chronicle of the hour record
Fiesta Island Bicycle Time Trial Series Madison cyclocross - Cycling info as it should be
Union Cycliste International (UCI) home page
United States Cycling Federation (USCF) Rules of Bicycle Racing Wisconsin Cycling Association

Bicycle Racing - Velodromes

Atlanta, Georgia's
Blaine, Minnesota National Sports Center velodrome
Encino, California's Encino Velodrome
Houston, Texas' Alkek Velodrome:
Indianapolis, Indiana's Major Taylor Velodrome
Kenosha, Wisconsin's Washington Park Velodrome:
Trexlertown, Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley Velodrome:
Manchester Velodrome, England
Redmond (Seattle), Washington:
Rochester Hills, Michigan's Mike Walden Velodrome:
Northbrook Velodrome, Illinois:
Olympic Velodrome, California
San Diego Velodrome, California
Superdrome, Frisco, Texas (official site)
Superdrome, Frisco, Texas (unofficial site)
NCVA Northern California Velodrome Association

Bicycle Shops

Bicycle Shops - Telephone Ordering

Alfred E. Bike:
Bicycle South, Decatur, GA.
Bicycle Sports, Louisiana. Lots of triathlon stuff
Business Cycles. Nice track section.
Bicycle Classics
Chain Reaction, Redwood City, California
Cycles DeOro - Classic Lightweight Bicycles, NY bike shop + mail order
Lickton's bike shop, Illinois Old bike collection
Third Hand/Loose Screws tools and small parts
Tandems East
Yellow Jersey (Madison, WI):
Young Originals custom clothing

Bicycle Shops - Internet Ordering
very cool super lightweight goodies: (Mud Sweat & Gears)
Cambria Bicycle Outfitter
inexpensive Panaracer tires:
Chicagoland Bicycles. Lots of road stuff., Dedicated to the Bicycle Consumer
Gaerlan framebuilding supplies
Harris Cyclery, Sheldon Brown, service manager
HPV supply, Prarie Designs.
Jenson USA - mountain bikes, bike parts, and accessories
Lickton's: - cycling components and accessories for homebuilders, in Italian
Tandems, Limited - wheelgoods
Third Hand/Loose Screws tools and small parts

Bicycle Shops - International, CNC MTB parts
GiroPoste, alternative european road cycling equipment Australia
Fixed gear:
Race ~ Bike ~ Specialists, in Italian
Storck bike shop:

Bicycle Shops - Wholesalers

GITA, importers of Italian frames and clothing
Quality Bicycle Products (wholesale only)
Wm. Lewis Imports Inc.

Bicycle Tech

AEGIS frame stiffness
Allen, John
Bicycle Science email list
Bicycle Velocity Prediction
Bontrager, Keith
Broken crank pictures:
CAD Design and FEA Analysis of a Composite Bicycle Frame
CalPoly Single Track Vehicle Design class
Carbon Fiber saddle repair by Scott Godfrey
Christoph Timm:
Columbus Bicycle Frame Tubing
Dedacciai frame tubing
Dedacciai frame tubing at Bringheli's web site
EFBe Biketest: TOUR-Rahmentest. German mag fatigue tests 12 high-end racing frames. In German.
EFBe Biketest: TOUR-Frame test. German mag fatigue tests 12 high-end racing frames. In English.
EFBe home page. The German company EFBe tests bike parts.
Ergobike: Competition Bicycle Size/Proportions Analysis
Frame builders e-mail list
Kwan Seng Low's Component Weights:
Langley, Jim
Lords of the Chainring:
Metallurgy for Cyclists By Scot Nicol
NTN America Bearings
Marchetti Bicycle Production Tools
McGill U. Bicycle Research and Testing
Microstructure and Processing of the Bicycle Spoke
Norman Yarvin's Usenet FAQ Archive FAQ index
Reynolds Bicycle Frame Tubing
Rim data -
Rolling resistance, by Terry Morse
Shockbike.exe calculates light bike specs:
Spinergy Accident Reporter
Tim Paterek's frame building page:
Titanex titanium info
U. Maine M.E. students test AEGIS carbon frame
Velo Tech Forum:

Bicycle Wheels

ADA composite deep rim spoked wheels
Aerospoke Wheel Performance Technology
Alex rims
Campagnolo - official site
Cat carbon bikes
Cat carbon bikes
Chris King, hubs, headsets, other components.
DT Swiss Bicycle Technology
Dave's Wheels - Precision Bicyle Wheel Designers
da Vinci Designs
EDCO Swiss Bicycle Components
Falcon disc wheels
FiR rims
GoldTec Cycle Components
HED's wheel chooser, including drag numbers.
Hope Technology hubs, bbs, disc brakes
Jetset rims
Joe Young Wheels
Lew Composites:
Nimble Composite Wheels
Microstructure and Processing of the Bicycle Spoke
Phil Wood & Co. wheels and wheel building equipment
Rigida rims
Sapim spokes, English language
Spanish composite bicycle wheel.
Spinergy Accident Reporter
SR SunTour Components:
Stealth silent hubs
Sun-Ringle rims and components:
Tune light parts Tune hubs, saddles, other light parts
Tune power hub - Tune Power Hub
Velocity Rims
Velomax Wheel Systems
Wheel aerodynamics - a collection of data
Wheel Werks Jeff Kratka's custom wheel gig.
White Industries

Bicycles - misc.

Bicycle Crank Length: A Formula
Bicycle Research tools - Cue Sheets, Touring, Freebies, Pete's Bike Index
BikeColorado Cycling Links
Bike Rod and Kustom, a stylist's and painter's dream
California Vehicle Code
CICLISMO EN ESPAŅA -- Cycling in Spain
Cyberider Cycling WWW Site CYBER CYCLERY: Internet Bicycling Hub
Cycling Page, The
De Feet socks and more
Fixed Innovations (and FixMeUp!)
Galant, Jim's HPV stuff:
Jens Leuder's Cycling Pics
Joshua Putnam's Bicycle Pages, component photos on scale
Louis Garneau custom carbon fiber racing shoes
Minnesota Cycling Federation
Mt. Airy Bicycles the National Bicycle Greenway in Action!
MTB, a consumer review site, Fixed gear international messengers
MURAbicycle, light weight bikes:
Peugeot PX10 database, The Ultimate Internet Biking Search Engine
rec.bicycles.* Archives and FAQ
Recycled Saddles: new cover on your old base.
Rick Denny's Stuff
Rocket7 custom cycling shoes
Roger Marquis' Cycling Page
S&S Machine torque couplings
San Diego Weather
Scott's Carpe Diem carbon adventures
Shimano groups' history by ADFC:
Skoop Bike.
Stonich, Mark:
Tom Ace's "3 leading, 3 trailing" spoke pattern
Troxel Helmets
Windcheetah recumbent tricycle
VeloEmail Free email addresses for cyclists.
Vintage velos, traders of fine, vintage European racing bikes and parts
World Cycling Productions. Videos, jerseys.
Yahoo's list of cycling companies of all kinds
Edward Zimmermann's Cycling Resources

Non-bicycle links

Advanced Composites

Advanced Composites, makers of Wound Up MTB bars and carbon road forks.
Aircraft Spruce and Specialty, composite sales
Advanced Composite Fabrics - a family business selling seconds and overruns - tubular fiber preforms
Team Ariane: competition model airplanes
Cape Composites
Composite Materials, Inc. advanced composite materials
Composite Materials - Welcome from The Mining Company. General info.
Composite Solutions
Composite Structures Technology Home Page
COMPOSITES CORNER, The. Maintained by the Turner Moss Company
Composites Registry, The - composites
Do It Yourself Guide to Polyester Plug and Mold Building
Durability, Inc.
E Zone, The - Virtual Home of Electric Flight
Fiberglass World - Main Menu
GE Plastics
Graphite Guitar Acoustics 101
MacLean Quality Composites
Mold Construction Techniques from Dangerous Dave
National Fiberglass Sales
Owens-Corning: Hand Lay-Up
Pultech Pultrusions 1997 Inc.
Rot Doctor - epoxies for wooden boats
SAMPE:San Diego Chapter Home Page
Soundown Corporation
Teklam Corp - Providing the Industry with Laminated Products
US Composites, Inc.
Vacuum bagging how-to: RC plane wings.
Vectran fiber
Vince Kelly's Carbon Fiber page:
Wicks Aircraft Supply - World Shop - English
World Wide Composites (WWC) Search Engine

Advanced Composites - Composite Boats
Bateau boats: epoxy and fiberglass basics
Building a Cherub in Foam Sandwich
Gelcoat Repair Techniques
mast building for beginners
MacNaughtonGroup (boat stuff)
RHH foam - Marine Floatation Bulletin

Advanced Composites - Resins

Epoxy Systems, Inc. High Temperature Epoxy
Gougeon Brothers, Inc., makers of West System and ProSet epoxies.
Polymers.Com Home Page
Raka Marine Boatbuilding Epoxy & Fiberglass
Rubber Toughened Epoxy and Epoxy/Polyimide Matrix Resins
Superior Polymer Products custom formulater adhesives sealants coatings
System Three epoxies
TFT Marine Epoxies (PPI)

Advanced Composites - Composite car stuff

Advanced Composites Engineering: Auto Racing, Aerospace, Motorcycles
Carbon Fiber Panel Fabrication, By Bryan Feldman
Imoto's composite tech section
Lola's Composites Manufacturing Facility
The McLaren F1 Resource
Tri Magnum kit car -
Robert Q. Riley Enterprises One-Off Composite Car Construction


Aerodynamics In Car Racing
AeroLink Home Page
AeroLogic - aero software
Airfoil Bibliography - L. Lazauskas
Airfoil Lifting Force Misconception in K-6 Textbooks
Airfoils - L. Lazauskas
Desktop Aero's Applied Aerodynamics
The Aviation Directory - The "aviation only" search engine.
E Zone, The - Virtual Home of Electric Flight
Glasair GlaStar Stoddard-Hamilton Aircraft
Hanley Innovations Airfoil Browser, a UIUC Airfoil Database Utility
Hanley Innovations VisualFoil Airfoil Analysis for Kit Planes, Homebuilt Airplanes, Model Airplanes
UIUC Applied Aerodynamics Group
UIUC Airfoil Coordinates Database


Autodesk - makers of AutoCAD
CADInfo.Net - Automated Design, Documentation and Visualization
Canyon Software Home Page
DotSoft CAD software
Dr. DWG Home Page
Engineering Animation, Inc.
GT suspension FEA
The SoftSource Files: CAD stuff

WINDOWS Magazine 2,001+ Tips - Winter 1999

Computers - Programs I've Downloaded
Autodesk - AutoCAD Internet Utilities 3.1
Autodesk - WHIP! Home Page
BMPToGIF - convert bitmaps to GIF
Download Free FTP Programs
XchangeWorks. Import part files into AutoCAD.

Computers - Utilities

AltaVista: Translations
AnyWho: Find Telephone Number, Email, Home Page URL, Address - web site search utility
Conversion Factors
Edmund's Automobile Buyer's Guides


US Patent Office searchable database
European patent information

Some interesting patents:

2,937,905 Altenberger's Asym rim
4,702,528 Sun Rim's bonded pin joint
4,828,781 Aegis composite frame
4,850,607 Kestrel composite frame
4,938,540 Sun Rim's bonded pin joint
5,016,895 Kestrel composite fork
5,228,756 Jiri Krampera's offset rim
5,445,439 Rolf Wheels
5,470,133 Tse-Hsin Kuo's helically screwed rim joint pins
5,487,592 Velomax wheels
5,499,864 Klein's FEA for light rim
5,597,242 Cane Creek hub adjustment
5,651,591 Mavic's very thin wall MTB rim
5,653,510 Synchros' resilient rim pins
5,791,673 Cannondale's Raven composite frame
5,782,139 Vision Tech's aerobar center piece
5,876,054 GT's thermoplastic MTB frames
5,882,088 Shimano's hub with nipples at the flange
6,398,313 Lew's two component composite rim
20020108249 Campy's carbon clincher application
D398,266 Trek Y Foil composite frame

Build a pop-pop boat.
Dr. Bhattacharjee's Unit Converter Applet
Dr. James S. Burns' home page
ME350, Thermodynamics I, Index.
SDSU Mechanical Engineering home page
SDSU: San Diego State University
TEST, The Expert System for Thermodynamics

Wisconsin Bike trail between Millwaukee and Chicago

Misc. Cut-To-Order Specialty Steel Plate, Developing the AIS Superbike
American Society for Testing and Materials Welcome to ASTM
Bill Trochim's Center for Social Research
Business Audio software
California Department of Motor Vehicles
How Stuff Works
ISO, International Organization for Standardization
Jet engine damage:
Kelley Blue Book
Lean Manufacturing:
LocTite -- the magazine -- engineering directory
MatWeb, the FREE online materials information resource
McMaster-Carr Supply Company
Merriam-Webster On-line Dictionary and Thesaurus
Metal Web News
Nick and Natasha Rinard's Home Page
Periodic Table of Elements
Personal Touch, single quantity decals
ShopTask benchtop machining centers
SKF Group - bearings
Space Station:
Strain gauges and precision strain measurements
TekLok USA, a friend from many years
WHOIS (web interface)
Ergo Link Instructions

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