December 3, 2011

Oh the allure of oblivion

Just before I die, I hope to be uploaded into my Tacx virtual reality bicycle trainer. In preparation, I’m throwing things out: bundles of The New Yorker and Treadlie; half worn tires that I have been […]
December 1, 2011

Blobitecture for bikes in Eindhoven, Holland

Ah, blob buildings. It was inevitable that one would eventually be inflicted on cycling. Before delving into critique though, I have some questions about the architect’s name. I’m not entirely sure how to pronounce it. “Fuksas“. […]
December 1, 2011

Data flows and fine tuning bicycle networks

My university has a new vice chancellor, who is not talking about overhauling the management structure according to the latest theories pertaining to management structures. She is speaking rather of small changes, closely monitored for their […]
November 30, 2011

Bike Paths Redeem Le Corbusier

Brothers and sisters in cycling, you will find the first five minutes and twenty seconds of this clip unbearable to watch, an affront to all thinking men! Do-gooder types flag petty ideas for activating the ground […]
November 28, 2011

Local advocacy message

Readers in my city of Newcastle, will know our main bike routes are marred by some ridiculous crossings. One prevents countless potential cyclists from venturing between the city and its inner suburbs to the North West (Maryville, […]