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 […]
August 23, 2011

A parallel universe that we might retreat to (at least for now)

Though it is unlike me to boast (hec hem) quite a buzz surrounds my little plan to use cycling to revitalize Newcastle, and let Newcastle (the one in Australia, I mean) be a model for all […]
March 25, 2011

Planning Main Street for bikes.

Can you imagine a traffic engineer getting a job as a movie director?  The time would come for shooting a street scene, and the extras would all be told to walk single file, wait for the […]
October 27, 2010

Helping universities achieve carbon neutrality

Did you know only 1% of the population regularly commutes via bicycle, while 100% of the bicycle racing fraternity regularly makes trips by such means?(1)  In other words, people who race bikes, are 100 times more […]
October 18, 2010

Cyclespace and Chuck Connors

I am the man I am, fearless, hungry for danger, all thanks to the 1973-74 TV show Thrill Seekers, hosted by Chuck Connors and shown every afternoon after school in the seventies. Latch key kids of […]