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One China city exports more bicycles than all of Taiwan

At one time, only the state-run Flying Pigeon bicycle plant operated in China's Tianjin. Today, there are upwards of 800 bicycle and bicycle parts makers there.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/09/one-china-city-exports-more-bicycles-than-all-of-taiwan/

Greg LeMond gets some respect

Before Lance Armstrong, there was cyclist Greg LeMond to excite the imaginations of US bike fans. A jury says he deserves money owed to him by a sponsor.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/06/greg-lemond-gets-some-respect/

Pyramid power at heart of bicycle frame

Cyclists are always looking for lighter and stronger equipment. Engineers at BYU are trying to meet those demands with bicycle frame that relies on pyramid power, as well as carbon fiber and Kevlar. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/03/pyramid-power-at-heart-of-bicycle-frame/

BYU mountain bike frame

The IsoTruss mountain bike frame is a strong, lightweight frames created by engineers at BYU.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/03/byu-mountain-bike-frame/

Cycling in small doses

Those small bicycling rides can add up.

Instead of waiting until my mood and the weather is just right for a big ol' monster bicycle ride, I've been using my bicycle for light errands in whatever the weather.

Here in the Northwest, that usually means drizzle and temperatures in the upper 30s to 40s …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/02/cycling-in-small-doses/

Ride Across Washington 2004

Cyclist looks across field on the way to Snake River Canyon.

More Washington state weekend bicycle rides; week-long across Washington bike rides.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/02/01/ride-across-washington-2004/

Sponsors take care of Lance

His bicycle race winnings aside, Lance Armstrong makes more in a year from endorsements than most of us will make in a lifetime.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/31/sponsors-take-care-of-lance/

Model of Da Vinci bicycle on display in Italy

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/30/model-of-da-vinci-bicycle-on-display-in-italy/

Counterfeiting LiveStrong bracelets

Copies of the LiveStrong bracelets go on sale, but they don't help cancer survivors or cancer research.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/29/counterfeiting-livestrong-bracelets/

Not all Trek bicycles are “Made in the USA”

Where does Wisconsin-based Trek make most of its bicycles? Asia, of course.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/29/not-all-trek-bicycles-are-made-in-the-usa/