Ants Field was tired of wasting hundreds of dollars on gas, so he changed his car into an e-car. His e-car is much more efficient than your typical car, but then he wondered if he could do better. He transformed his bike into an extremely efficient e-bike and now uses it to commute to work.
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BY GODERT VAN HARDENBROEK
@ VOL 21
ON APR 11, 2013
Godert van Hardenbroek talks about Dian Racing, a student run group involved in the formula zero electric racing series. He explains some of the history behind alternative energy in cars, and how both he and his students have become involved in the formula zero series.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 3, 2013.
Capturing Custom Car Show Character
BY GEORGE BRAINARD
@ VOL 18
ON NOV 21, 2013
Photographer George Brainard was asked by The Kontinentals to photograph the the Lone Star Roundup a couple years back, and while he originally focused on the event itself, he was drawn to all the unique people who attended this annual hot rod and custom car show. George recalls here his photographs, experiences, and the subjects that inspired so many stories.
"Presentation of the Day" on December 26, 2013.
British Sports Cars: Why I Always Need Another One
BY NICK GROOMBRIDGE
@ VOL 5
ON MAR 27, 2014
With the need for speed and style, no doubt your in need for a Britsh sports car or at least in Nick Groombridge's opinion. He showcases four British cars in his collection and talks about them individually; explaining how they are made and what makes them unique.
"Presentation of the Day" on April 10, 2014.
How Riding A Bike Taught Me About Prejudice
BY ANDREW KURJATA
@ VOL 1
ON FEB 18, 2014
How does a straight, white male living in North America experience prejudice? He gets on a bike. Andrew Kurjata, a bicyclist by convenience means and not by enthusiast means, just wants to ride his bicycle. However, he quickly learns that riding your bike, in a highly car dominated culture, is an inherently political act.
"Presentation of the Day" on October 16, 2014.
BY JACOB VANSICKLE
@ VOL 23
ON AUG 07, 2014
Jacob VanSickle is the executive director of Bike Cleveland, the regions bicycle advocacy organization that advocates for streets safer so people of all ages and abilities can ride a bike in our fair city. One project Bike Cleveland is organizing is called the Midway, a plan for a network of protected bike lanes.
New York via Bike Share
BY SIOBHÁN BRETT
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
"It's a straightforward and exciting way of getting around...There's not too many drawbacks with a Citi Bike."
In New York via Bike Share at PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 16, Siobhan Brett talks about her love-hate relationship with bicycling via Citi bike, a bike-share program in New York City. Siobhan reviews the different generations of Citi-Bike, and shares stories about the social connections she's made while riding.
Siobhan is a reporter/writer and editor, living and working in New York City. She was born in Alabama, and grew up in Connecticut and the west of Ireland.
Living less with the car
BY PAUL OSBORNE
@ VOL 15
ON MAR 16, 2018
York remains a unique and attractive city, in part because it has always sought to deter cars from entering the city centre. The historic core has been preserved by pedestrianisation, cycle routes, car parking policies, and park and ride. But as the city grows, how do we nurture the city’s wider neighbourhoods to become less car reliant? Paul Osborne discusses how can developers tempt us with car-free living rather than automated double garage doors? And what do we all stand to gain from living less with the car?
Geneva Classic Car Club
BY CAREL REINHARDUS
@ VOL 3
ON APR 12, 2018
Come and dive into the world of Classic cars with the Geneva Classic Car Club ! The club offers carefree pleasure of classic cars for its members. Carel Reinhardus shows some of the cars of the club and their interesting and absurd engineering features.