The Defense Department has a new hi-tech device: a folding bicycle.
A new folding mountain bike developed with a Defense Department grant allows soldiers to drop into combat zones from the air, ready to ride. The Montague Paratrooper, which folds in 20 seconds, is designed to offer speed and silence and stay off enemy radar.
Check out this desk designed by Kickstand Furniture especially for cyclist. With this desk you can continue pedaling even after you arrived at the office.
With a mission to “ride+work”, Kickstand created this cycle desk to allow people to do what they love while we do what they need to do.
“We’re cyclists. We want to ride, but we have to work. “Unless you’re riding for work, you’re not riding at work,” the website states. “Rather than change careers and become couriers, we decided to solve the problem with furniture; creating desks and accessories designed for those of us who need to be at a desk, but long to be on the road.”
As a little girl, I loooooved horses. Loved, loved, loved them. I took lessons for a few years and daydreamed wistfully about becoming a jockey. I filled drawing pads with horse sketches. I worshiped the art of CW Anderson and Wesley Dennis and buried my nose in everything Marguerite Henry and Walter Farley wrote. And yes, I dragged my friends on a college road trip to Chincoteague where I practically burst into tears of joy at finally seeing the ponies in-person. Raise your hand if you know what I’m talking about.
When I started riding a bike, naturally it got a name and became my trusty steed. It was a decent, if less furry, stand-in for a pony. Fast-forward a bunch of years, and I noticed that I’ve got the equestrian-look helmet and riding boots. Now I just need the horse bike:
The love for bicycling is growing throughout the country. People are falling in love with bicycling everyday and apparently Verizon has fallen in love with bicycling, too. Or at the very least, their marketing department has caught on to the growing trend of bicycling. Check out this ad that makes you go “awwwww”.