This video for bike virgins runs through all of the parts and nomenclature of a 10-speed bike. The soundtrack to the video was done by bangin’ and clangin’ bike parts. It reminded me of that classic Frank Zappa appearance on The Steve Allen Show where Frank and Steve played bicycles.


Bicycle Anatomy for Beginners
[via Tim O’Reilly’s Twitter feed]

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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