October 31, 2011

Making building codes more bicycle friendly

Green building certification instruments, take no real account of associated energy used bringing people to and from buildings. Buildings that are out of reach of bike paths or public transport, still get their LEED certification if […]
October 30, 2011

Buildings for bikes, like you won’t find in Holland.

In deference to my helpful comrade @amsterdamized, the word “Holland” has been replaced with “The Netherlands”. I do hope he’s not pulling my leg. Dutch cycling is wonderful, an inspiration, and if I could wrangle it, […]
October 29, 2011

Revolutionising the front rooms of our houses

There is something about this architecture racket, that compels we victims of it, to remodel every house we ever live in. Stage 2 of the Dr. Behooving family home project, is about to get underway. Now […]
October 28, 2011

My Tacx Virtual Reality home cycling addiction

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_3ucGQbos0&feature=related Before resorting to a glass of whiskey each evening, I have been clipping into a bike in my bedroom, and losing myself in one of a number of virtual bicycling paradises. They came with the […]
October 27, 2011

Ladies’ space before gentlemens’ space

True gender equality is due to arrive any day now—but then so too is Jesus and green fuel for cars. Let’s face it, the world we live in is gendered. And as it is in labour […]