Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 27th Oct 2008

A Better Balanced Bicycle

Milk churns being carried on bicycles, Kolkata, India. (c) Greg O'Beirne

Where should you put your bags to best balance your bike?  Will groceries on the handlebars waste your pedal power, or will paniers on the back pull you backwards? We find out in this Question of the Week and also ask why time seems to go faster as you get older...

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  • A Better Balanced Bike

    On a recent trip from the farmers' market with a heavy load of fruit in my bike basket I started to wonder if the placement of the load on the bike makes any difference in the efficiency of the work I do. Would it be easier for me to have baskets on the back where I would pull th...



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