RideOut bike seats use carbon fiber and Kevlar.

Carbon Fiber Makes for More Comfortable Bike Seat

Many cyclists can attest that bike seats are often uncomfortable, but few have patented their own solution to the problem. Jeri Rutherford of RideOut Technologies became inspired on a long bike ride to create...
Tsunami Barbell

Muscle Training with the Strength of Composites

Gordon L. Brown CAPT, USNR (Ret.) President, Flexi-StiX, LLCM Co-Owner, Tsunami Bar, LLC Those in the composites industry know how strong composite materials are, so why not use their strength and...
Tourists in Charleston, S.C., step into the past with a ride on a horse-drawn carriage. But these carriages are anything but antiquated: The body, roof, running boards and seats are made from FRP.

Composite Carriages Roll Through Charleston

Visitors to Charleston, S.C., often skip the tour bus and take in the city’s historic neighborhoods by horse-drawn carriage instead. A unique part of Charleston culture, these large, 16-passenger carriages...