Adelsberger is a freelance documentary producer, editor and
media educator based in Jamaica Plain, MA. Ann is also a cycling
advocate, bicycle mechanic and a former collective member
of Broadway Bicycle School and volunteer/bike repair teacher
at Bikes not Bombs. Her interest in the Busycle project stems
for a long time commitment to improving access to safe and
environmentally sustainable transportation in the Boston area.
A former youth Media coordinator at Somerville Community Access
Television, she produced Pedal Revolution, a magazine-style
series about local bicycling and transportation issues. Ann
is also a board member and treasurer of Women in Film and
Video – New England, a non-profit supporting the accomplishments
of women working in the film, video and new media industries.
resident of Boston, Massachusetts, Heather is an affordable
housing developer and sculptor. In the summer of 2004, she
finished a Master's of Science in Real Estate Development
from MIT, where she studied housing issues in underserved
neighborhoods, building systems, transportation issues and
ecologically sound building methods. Although perhaps not
apparent on the surface, her background in development and
ecology is interwoven into her approach to sculpture, where
she looks at urban infrastructure, making places, and the
meaning of the built environment and its relation to nature.
mangler of metal. Self taught machinist, I blew my first fuse
before I could walk. Started disassembling things at an early
age, and making new things from the bits shortly afterwards.
Founded the first American team to appear on Junkyard Wars,
The NERDS reached the final round. Trained as a computer scientist,
I now try to get others to improvise solutions to problems,
using scrap materials.
mostly sculpture using steel and bronze. I fabricate everything
-- no casting. (this was good for the work I did on the busycle).
I have a very organic touch with very inorganic materials.
I just moved down to the Washington, DC metro area. I also
do woodblock prints and drawings and other artisty things.
Hawke is a mother of four children, and loves to work on bicycles.
She teaches a summer camp for kids to learn about bicycle
repair and riding. Professionally she's a midwife, and has
more hobbies then possible to list here.
While wandering, Dori Latman, Boston resident, stumbled across
the Busycle and it's rag tag group of pedalers. "For
the love of all that is good," Ms. Latman exclaimed,
"hand me a hammer, a paintbrush, and a power tool and
I will work, think, and play!"
Ben Chassler Lucal
J. states thusly " The ma n walks on wheels, the man
sleeps on wheels, the man WAS BORN ON WHEELS."
I'm a year-round bike commuter and dad in a one-car family
of five. I've been biking most of my adult life and am interested
in the social and economic impact of cycling.
is a devoted disciple of the art of the bicycle, building
a bike or two most years and riding almost everywhere he goes.
He's a regular contributor to bike talk on the internet and
often gives advice to people doing interesting things with
bikes (the sillier the better).
www.mozbike.com documents some of his projects and adventures.
Panagos is a freelance software architect, a welding instructor,
and an entrepreneur. He founded Sparqs Industrial Arts Club,
a public-access machine shop in the Boston-area.
Rotzel (1976 - Appleton, Wisconsin) works on projects that
are primarily collaborative and public in nature. She is a
founder and the Director of the Berwick Research Institute,
an arts non-profit in Boston, Massachusetts, and the Curatorial
Associate at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Meg is also independent
curator and artistic director, as well as a working artist.
Sakash is fascinated with the different ways in which humans
create communities with fellow human beings as well as their
animate and inanimate surroundings. After graduating with
a BA in the College of Letters from Wesleyan University in
2000, she has been doing her part to facilitate these relationships
as public art curator with the Berwick Research Institute,
trombone player in the Stick and Rag Village Orchestra, and
general creative self.
David Gordon Wilson
Wilson is an enthusiast for recumbent human-powered vehicles
and enjoys seeing human power used in all its forms. Dave
is also an MIT professor and the author of the book Bicycle
Wold is a freelance french horn player. He performs in orchestras
and other ensembles all over New England. He is also an avid
cyclist, using pedaling as his primary mode of transportation
in the city. He has worked as a bus driver and diesel mechanic,
and uses old diesel cars which he fixes himself for transportation
outside the city. His hobbies include tinkering with old machinery
and making his own fuel.
W.S.V. Simon Stevin
W.S.V. Simon Stevin is a Netherland-based student organization
that built and operate a human-powered bus.
33% of a Performance Art group with her other two triplet sisters, 100%
Supervisor of the Machine Shop at MIT in the Laboratory for Nuclear
Science. Originated in Northern UK, worked for over fifty years
making all manner of things. Now having fun at MIT still working on
all manner of projects.
Bus Mechanic, hockey coach, all around good guy