January 2, 2012

bikes plans and broader visions

Who writes a bike plan? Is it something drawn up by regular cyclists, identifying pot-holes in the routes they already have? A venerable quarter to one half of the world’s bike blogs are devoted, in part, […]
January 1, 2012

Fun with interactive maps

I have spent the evening tagging locations along the bike loop I’m designing for my city, Newcastle, Australia. With google maps, I’ve been able to open up my map for anyone to tag it, or to […]
January 1, 2012

gent urges cyclists: remember deportment

When travelling to unfamiliar cities, it is soothing to take with oneself, a range of calming rituals. For me, this goes beyond sequenced ablutions, and pyjamas from home, to a list of things I try to […]
December 30, 2011


Ah, the year that was, and the year that will be. I think my old blog, BehoovingMoving, might get revamped in 2012. Dr. Behooving’s literary voice can’t flow with such drunken ease in a blog like […]
December 29, 2011

Family flocks to Newcastle’s newest best bike route.

If you were in Newcastle today, and happened to see a family on bikes seeming to appear out of drains, not they weren’t Wombles, or boat people just arrived by canoe. They were the first of […]