More than a year ago, I wrote another article also titled “Road cycling in Istanbul” for the site for-cycling.com. Some good people reached me using the contact info in the article. Some others asked me some questions about cycling in Istanbul and I tried to guide them.
A robot that can ride a fixed gear bike is created by Masahiko Yamaguchi. It can pedals with its own feet, and keeps its balance just by using the handlebar. This means, that tiny robot drives the bike just like a human does. The robot’s name is “Priver v2”.
Giuseppe Marinoni, famous Italian frame builder, broke the hour record for 74-79 age group on October 20. Marinoni broke the record in Brescia, Italy.
Robert Marchand, who set over-100-year-old 1-hour record last February, also set a record for the fastest 100-year-old to cycle 100 kilometers (62 miles).