February 7, 2012

Scoop buys a bike

As Woody Allen once famously said, to rationalise running off with his wife’s daughter, “the heart wants, what the heart wants.” Okay, so that is disturbing. Suppose though, Woody he was not wanting his step daughter, […]
February 6, 2012

Is it only European bike stores that stock bikes for commuting?

Here’s a photo of my ol’ buddy Scoop. Since I am fortunate enough to own two dapper bikes (Velorbis gave me the Scrap Deluxe to review), I am able to loan Scoop a bike to match […]
January 29, 2012

Get the look: most unwanted pretender

Allow me to preface my salient point, by reminding you briefly, how road racing cyclists do not appreciate non racing cyclists, pretending they do race, in the way that they dress. I have long lobbied bicycle […]
January 29, 2012

I really do hate those charity bike rides

It irks me that, just because I ride bikes, I am often asked to cycle for charity. Let’s be fair now: is every person who regularly drives, accosted at least a few times per year, about […]
January 28, 2012

A message for anyone racing against me today

Today is Saturday, and Saturday is race day, when men must hold onto their power. For each of us knows, some death-or-glory decisions await us today. In the lead up, we will not even glance at […]