September 22, 2011

away at a conferecne

Please pardon my lack of updates. I'm at an urban conference at Surfer's Paradise, in Queensland. I promise on the weekend to tell you all about "diffuse infrastructure", a key concept among planners right now, that […]
September 19, 2011

Rate My Velo

Don't let your great photos go to waste, on your own blog, that none of us will ever read (especially yours, you tool-brain Txarli Eintxels). Share those bike photos, where complete strangers can rate them. Rate […]
September 18, 2011

A design brief for apartment design

Architects: here is your challenge. Design an apartment, unit, or attached house with garage, that allows a family of 4 to leave home on their bikes as quickly as they might otherwise leave home in their […]
September 18, 2011

Yesterday nearly killed me 10 times

It is satisfying, filling your jersey with bananas, your biddon cages with water, and riding off to a race with no regard for road conditions—let them go around me! We race out in car-land, out where […]
September 18, 2011

The *#@!ing Indignity!

Folks, this is what I must subject my family to, when taking them out for dinner Saturday evening: "refuge" islands. Much is said in this city about a train line that separates the old part of […]