February 3, 2016

Pedestrian Safety on Cycleways

Well hello, they’re cycleways! They exist thanks to 40 years of tireless effort by bicycle lobbies, not pedestrian lobbies. Pedestrians have it so good around my way that no pedestrian lobbies even exist! And why would […]
January 31, 2016

In the news

Global news first, and Rapha (or “claim the Roadpha” as I’m planning to call them) have given their Festive 500 grand prize to a couple seeking a 7th trimester abortion. I’m not questioning their right to cycle […]
February 6, 2011

Come join the world’s first linen run

You’ve heard of tweed runs, those quirky events aimed at making cycling look all warm and snug in cold rainy climates. Well, here is your invitation to an event designed to show that cycling can be […]
October 4, 2010

Cycling is dangerous? According to whom?

In recent months planners have been running off half cocked, armed with "data" from "studies" findings drivers would cycle, if only cycling wasn’t so dangerous. Immediately I ask what people identifying as "drivers" could possibly know […]
May 31, 2010

All the Smithsons needed were cyclists

In the late 1950s the seminal British architects, Peter and Alison Smithson, led a push for artificial ground planes one level up from the city. Pedestrians would walk about on landscaped, picturesque networks, while cars would […]