July 14, 2011

Shakin’ that hair, and shakin’ them bores

A few vitriolic emails from boring, poorly dressed, whining ambassadors of bicycling tribes, who believe pedal power should only be used as they like to use it themselves, have inspired me to behave with the effeteness […]
July 13, 2011

After helmet hair, there was the quiff

Long term readers of Behooving Moving know how concerned we are here with our hair. I refer you to our manifesto of the many sucked mango, as evidence of an ongoing engagement with this issue. Cycling, […]
July 13, 2011

Battery-free, frictionless bike lights.

If only I could have back all of those days I wasted, dreaming up better ways to route wires through a frame to a rear light, from the generator in my front hub. But how was […]
July 12, 2011

Do I have a message, or do I just like the medium?

A little over a week ago, in the midst of a warm spell in Denmark, my new best bosom buddy Mikael Colville-Andersen — with whom I see eye-to-eye on absolutely everything, not bike related — pulled […]
July 12, 2011

Pedal Powered Mono-Rails, just what we need!

New Zealand. I mean, what’s in the water! A reader brought my attention to the Shweeb system, by this crazy guy Geoffrey Barnett, who has gone so far as to build a full working prototype. Talk […]