April 20, 2011

Velomobiles

Allow me to tell you what little I know about velomobiles. First of all, I know they are called velomobiles, which is more than I knew a week ago, before I was approached by this guy, […]
April 19, 2011

Have you heard of “road diets”?

Let this be the buzz phrase of the month. "Road Diet". Here is a coupling of signifying syllables, signifying more great ideas than pi has decimal places. Oh what a golden mean of linguistic elegance! Now […]
April 19, 2011

Caption competition

The best caption posted as a comment below, will be awarded with something, I dunno, coat guards, or maybe a cat. (I know I still have to mail those canisters off to the winner of my […]
April 19, 2011

Campus Battles

I never had much time for student unions, even when I was a student, always seeing them as rich indulged kids, artfully slumming at Daddy’s expense. If anything, their fake lefty ways pushed my politics more […]
April 19, 2011

How road cyclists see you

Often I’m asked, "Dr. Behooving, why is it that road cyclists seem to look down upon those of us using bicycles for more noble pursuits?"   Left: how you signal. Right: how road cyclists signal. When I […]