August 23, 2011

A parallel universe that we might retreat to (at least for now)

Though it is unlike me to boast (hec hem) quite a buzz surrounds my little plan to use cycling to revitalize Newcastle, and let Newcastle (the one in Australia, I mean) be a model for all […]
August 22, 2011

More inspiration for indoor bicycling buildings

I know you all want to. Ride inside, that is. Or cheekily design buildings that invite such behavior. We have a like minded soul in johann watzke, who has mashed up some pictures of The Rolex […]
August 22, 2011

I only need a few million, not a few billion, to build a few bridges

Britain's recent work to increase the bike share, means cycling now contributes £2.9b annually to their economy, according to a new report from the London School of Economics. The report's author, the right honorable Alexander Grous, […]
August 21, 2011

By the seat of my non-lycra pants

Ladies, if you would be so kind as to avert your eyes for one moment, I have a rather a delicate issue to broach, with my male readers. Gentlemen, what can be done about this? Wearing […]
August 21, 2011

Inserting a slither of Holland, in a non-cycling city

Copenhaganizing cities where no one living recalls bicycling ever being a mainstream mode of transport, has proven a failure. Short of sending every driver back to be license tested, and at the same time installing segregated […]