November 7, 2010

Always room for more sex appeal

Give me a sporty bike for racing and trail riding, but something cool for everything else. In a paper you can download from this page, I argued urban cyclists are often motivated by the chic sex […]
September 29, 2010

Diary of a design: my “for life” randonneur, the BM Quotidian

First I take an image in profile of a 29er mountain bike, stretch the wheel base, relax the head and seat tube angles, bump the front wheel forward even more, then play with top tubes and […]
September 12, 2010

the obsolescence dilemma solved with philosophy

With only so many bike hooks on your living room ceiling, and only so many riding hours in a lifetime, prudence suggests that we cycling nuts  collect only classics, and not indiscriminately hoard those other kinds […]
August 29, 2010

Seeking Manufacturing Partner

With this post I am revealing the box component to a design that I have been working on: the world’s only 29er box bike. (The frame I have designed remains secret, and suffice to say bears […]
August 14, 2010

My developing thesis

My point is this, that the bicycle is more than a clean green midlife crisis, more than just a cheap trick planners can use to clear space on the roads for those dependent on cars, and […]