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A most practical bicycle invention


This is what I call a most practical invention – the world’s first bicycle lift for climbing steep hills. While many of us bicyclists like to think we are physically fit, even the best of us has difficulties climbing steep terrain, … Continue reading

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Urban duopolies


Most often, the term “duopoly” is used the context of business to identify those markets that are dominated by two primary suppliers who exert great influence. Examples would be Fedex versus UPS in overnight shipping within the United States; Pepsi versus Coca-Cola … Continue reading

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