May 12, 2012

Test ride Tasmania in half a day

Yep yep yep, too busy to blog, but not too busy to fly to Tasmania for a day, just to see if it’s true, if the roads down there are as quiet as North Korea’s, as […]
May 6, 2012

Without even thawing a prawn

One of the delights of living in a car city, is the absence of pedestrians or other cyclists on the protected side of the parked cars. I doubt it would be so quick bringing groceries home […]
May 5, 2012

From Brownfields to Bikefields (sample passage)

I’ve been busy lately preparing a few presentations I’ll be giving on cycling and cities, in the next couple of days. A lot of thought needs to go into what bike to arrive on, what clothes […]
May 4, 2012

Nothing here for Mr Blanket Solution

You may know him. Whatever you suggest to improve cycling won’t work, for some reason or another. Either there is a tribe in Peru who will object to your bike share because of their religion, or […]
May 4, 2012

Looking to buy a big lie

I implore any young man or butch girl to take up road cycling as a sport, break a few bones, win a few races, then stick with it for life. I have spruiked the sport’s other […]