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  • Furthermore, that night's stunt required a quick-release mechanism on his safety harness so he could hit the mat in comedic fashion.

    Stephen Montemayor: Kansas City Arena's End Stokes Memories of Tragic Fall

  • Adding the German-engineered KLICKfix quick-release coupler lets you attach the basket to your bike's handlebars with a snap and release it with the push of a button.

    Ride Safe, Ride Stylish

  • The Alpe d'Huez and the Stelvio are among the familiar names, but the authors also draw our attention to La Redoute, where Bernard Hinault permanently lost the feeling in two fingers in sub-zero conditions during the 1980 Liège-Bastogne-Liège classic, and the Croce d'Aune, the pass in the Dolomites where a mishap in 1927 inspired Tullio Campagnolo to invent the quick-release wheel, a boon to every subsequent rider.

    Roman Abramovich still playing his poker hand inside Court 26 | Richard Williams

  • A nine-foot-long "cargo" bicycle that has a super-stiff 48-pound frame, built in dynamo powered lights, a wood platform that can maneuver agilely while carrying 400 lbs., and quick-release wheels.

    Reinventing the Two-Wheeler

  • Kristen Teffeteller in Tennessee is sharing the news about her quick-release connectors for hoop making.

    Hooping.org | Blog

  • Many mechanics and riders prefer to set up brakes with the brake quick-release lever either open or partially so.

    Ask Nick: Brakes, flats and Superman

  • But once he swats a quick-release serve, slices a two-handed backhand or chops a sidespin forehand, he reveals himself to be a proud member of a small, colorful, warmly regarded and now nearly extinct species: The funky tennis player.

    The Lost Art of Playing Weirdly

  • There are quick-release lights made from rubber and silicone that can be installed and removed in two seconds, and fit easily in a jacket, a purse or a Speedo.

    This New Year's, Everyone Get Lit

  • Some bikes have a quick-release lever to loosen the seat post so you can raise or lower it.

    For a better bike ride, adjust your seat

  • Before you leave, your mother kisses you goodbye, hands you a bottle of quick-release pepper spray and tells you to be safe.

    KT Boyle: Tales From the Census Trail: Blame the Interns

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