Wednesday, 7 July 2010

The Crescent Positron

Bicycle naming usually does not become extreme, you'll find a lot of 'city rider' or 'explorer' or maybe even a 'tour de luxe'. But in this case Crescent has broken new ground.
I had to look up what a Positron is, as my particle physics knowledge isn't too hot. But naming your new bicycle design after the anti-matter equivalent of the electron.... that's good work. Even better to have reached number 5 in this series!

1 comment:

  1. "Positron" means the gear shift. I have a vintage german "Hercules" bicycle with a Shimano Positron, it was one of the first index systems.The "5" stands for the number of gears, it was avaiable with 5 and 6. Mine has also five and was manufactured in 1981.
    Greetings from Germany