December 2, 2010

The next design challenge for architects

Architects might not realize it, but, if the cities in which they work, plan on following Portland’s or Copenhagen’s example, cultural change is afoot. After spending less on their cycleway system than they might otherwise have […]
December 1, 2010

Old photos with bikes in

I’ve recently been thumbing through Newcastle—The Missing Years—Images from the 1930s and 1940s, and noticing how bikes roughly equalled cars on the streets of my small working class city. The only pictures I’m showing are those […]
November 30, 2010

One for the archidose readers

    In acknowledgment of the visionary authors of archidose, who saw fit to link to my blog, and to reward those of you clicking from there to here, I present Dr. Behooving’s history of bicycle design, […]
November 29, 2010

Feasting my festish for cardboard, airflown of course

  We love it here when the Chainreaction man pays us a visit. Chairman Meow is first to inspect, but must then stand back while I tear open those boxes like Tas. As frequent buyers of […]
November 28, 2010

The art of making rival riders insane

    Reader, some rather terse and belittling words were said to me during a handicap race on the weekend. Nay, I did not show outward signs of offense. Rather, I made a mental note, to […]