February 9, 2012

Loop the Loop, 4 March, 10am, leaving from Market Town.

Because it grew out of a process, not drunken bar talk, the waterway bicycle loop I have identified as a potential big project for my city, Newcastle, is starting to gather some interest. I’ve been having […]
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 […]