SOURCE: O'Reilly Media; Make: Live

O'Reilly Media; Make: Live

April 12, 2011 14:00 ET

Bike Basics to Bike Extremes on the Next Episode of Make: Live, the Premier DIY Webcast

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2011) - On the next Make: Live, the premier DIY webcast, bicycle basics and extreme cycle sculptures will be featured.

On Wednesday's show, Brooklyn-based extreme bike maker William Thomas
Porter of PorterCycles will be showing off a few of his wild creations, such as a flywheel-powered tricycle and a French circus stunt bike. Also, Becky Stern and guest Nick Normal will share the basics of bike anatomy and maintenance, as well as some electronic cycle gadgets.

From the folks who bring you MAKE magazine, Make: Live is a twice-monthly live streaming show-and-tell that brings the popular DIY tech magazine to life. On each episode, hosts Becky Stern and Matt Richardson share projects with a worldwide community of makers.

Wednesday, April 12th at 9PM ET at

Makers, Do-It-Yourselfers, Techies, Tinkerers, Gearheads, Engineers, Students

About Make: Live
Make: Live is a bi-monthly live streaming webcast that brings MAKE magazine to life. Viewers can interact live with the hosts and their guests during the show, via Twitter and in the show's lively chat room. Make: Live is webcast every second and fourth Wednesday from New York City at 9pm ET/6pm PT at

About MAKE
MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will. MAKE is published quarterly by Maker Media, the division of O'Reilly Media, Inc., that also produces the wildly popular Make: Online (, CRAFT (, the Maker Shed online store for DIY kits, books, and more (, and the world's biggest DIY festival, Maker Faire ( "The Maker movement has brought the pre-1970s world of basement workshops and amateur tinkering into the digital age." -- The New York Times

About O'Reilly
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making and evangelism.

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