DailyDirt: Un-chained Bikes

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Bike enthusiasts do a lot of kinda crazy things (like developing human flight), so it's not that unusual for bike designers to come up with some interesting innovations in transportation every so often. If you've ever been annoyed by a bike chain eating your pant leg or just getting you greasy, here are a few solutions that completely eliminate the need for those pesky metal links. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post.
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Filed Under: bikes, broncobike, chainless, hydraulics, transportation
Companies: dynamic bicycles, shimano


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  1. icon
    raimund (profile), 24 Jul 2012 @ 9:17am

    Gates Belt Drive

    a good alternative to chains that's actually out there and proven is the gates belt drive: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belt-driven_bicycle

    it's not faster, but for recreational biking it's better
    - pants don't really get caught
    - near silent
    - weather proof
    - maintenance free

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