January 27, 2012

Roundup of cycling as represented on design websites

When you don’t have an original idea to espouse, or a burning issue to get off your chest, and when you’re kinda worn out from work, there’s always cool hunting. For me it’s as simple as […]
January 25, 2012

I just want to ride all over New Brutalism

What is it about The New Brutalism, that no one finds it attractive, other than skaters, parkour exponents, and dudes into trials bikes, like the famous Danny MacAskill? Classical architecture had handrails to slide on, and […]
January 24, 2012

I support plain clothes cycling, truly I do.

Look it’s all very well dishing lycra, and saying those bicycle store dooshbags are milking customers unnecessarily when they try to sell clothes with each bike, but when cycling is so much a part of your […]
January 24, 2012

Why mourn loss of car industry, when we can’t even make our own bikes?

My government subsidises car manufacturing, here in Australia. If ever we are “isolated” (that is, too poor to buy cars from overseas), at least we will have the skills here, to build our own piece of […]
January 23, 2012

Contamination: seeing is believing

Monopoly boards should have gasworks for sale. They would be cheap to buy, and earn fabulous fines from other players, but next time the family took out their set for game, they would find the whole […]