April 8, 2010

What Pevsner Didn’t Know About Bicycle Sheds

www.youtube.com/watchAbstract   At the beginning of the twentieth-century the bicycle was as potent a symbol of speed as the car, and the subject of as many Cubist and Futurist art works. Yet by 1943, Pevsner could […]
April 8, 2010

Night commutes bring out the animal

 I truly welcome the passing of daylight savings, for a legitimate reason to turn my back of cosy familial bliss after dark, and maraud through the bush, suburbs and city, on my way home from work. […]
April 6, 2010

The Celestial Order

Without wishing to alienate my lay readership, I feel a gentle reminder is now overdue: mountain bikes, town bikes, fixies and mixties, revolve around the god of road racing. Commuting with mudguards, playing bike polo, mountain […]
April 5, 2010

Reader of the week: Gusto

Occasionally one meets a person half their own age, who seems twice as advanced in some ways. Take this week’s reader of the week Gusto, a fellow who found our bike polo match via a university […]
April 5, 2010

If I may gloat

This day, Monday 5 April 2010, saw the annual running of Kooragang Open Cycling Club’s Easter public holiday invitational scratch races. You may note from the photos, it was a little dirty out there, on a […]