September 21, 2010

How much would you pay to look frugal?

Recently a facebook friend of mine (look up Behooving Moving and add me) announced that she wanted a bike. I took her brief — $200, tall female rider, must have a basket — and found a […]
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 16, 2010

Velorbis Scrap Deluxe [Review]

A few weeks ago I wrote a technical review of the Velorbis Churchill Classic, and learned how to boost hits to my blog: write reviews on new bikes! No wonder bloggers’ reviews are so cynical. I […]
July 30, 2010

Velorbis Churchill Classic [Review]

After three and a half months, and over one thousand kilometers of riding, I hereby tender the most useful and impartial review I think you will find anywhere, of the Churchill Classic, made by Velorbis. 20 […]
June 1, 2010

“Thanks for the bell”

It has been close to ten times I have heard those words now, each time from a pedestrian, each one a woman in her fifties or older. And each time I have been slightly shocked. Approaching […]