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A quick ride through the Art of the Bicycle exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry

It didn’t take long to whip through the Art of the Bicycle exhibit now appearing at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. The exhibit is not that large, which was rather a disappointment. On the other hand, the corridor … Continue reading

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The geometry of a Schwinn bike

By Christopher Cudworth About the only math subject in which this art major ever excelled was geometry. So I understand the basics of how geometry works. Or at least I think I do. There are shapes. They behave or are … Continue reading

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The Journey of a Schwinn Varsity Bicycle

By Christopher Cudworth In 1968 the Schwinn Varsity was one of the “must haves” among bikes in North America. Heavy and durable, yet racy with drop handlebars and an actual 10-speed derailleur, the Schwinn Varsity knocked it out of the … Continue reading

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