January 8, 2012

bakfiets, racing bikes, and my sense of self-worth

Between competitive cycling and bicycle transport we can draw a connection, not by necessity, and not for everyone who turns a crank, but for the edification of a great many cyclists regardless. A friend of mine, […]
January 5, 2012

Jokes about cyclists and rape

Most drivers are considerate of cyclists’ lives, most of the time. Many though, are too craving of social interaction to resist using their phones while they drive. Others are radicalised anti bike-riding crusaders, who have taken […]
January 3, 2012

Velorbis Churchill Classic, for sale to fine home

I am alive to the idea of selling my Velorbis Churchill Classic, with both leather and standard coat guards. AUD$1200 seems like a gentlemanly price, with the buyer to arrange shipping. The forks and rear rack […]
January 2, 2012

Say it is so, and so it shall be: you now live under Dutch law

Okay, so your country’s laws say you must wear a bicycle helmet and ride in the middle of the road with the cars. Really? Could you not, in fact, be in Holland, where the law tells […]
January 2, 2012

Decorating what you really aught to be hiding

It has been said of my own weary calf muscles: “holy moly, such well defined calf muscles!” That is because I have calf muscles so well defined they should be pickled after I’m dead, for artists […]