October 23, 2011

Slow cyclists and sports cyclists: kiss and make up

I differ from most people who I race bikes with, in my ability to see the point of mudguards, racks and dressing for the destination, instead of the ride. Yet I differ from those who are […]
October 21, 2011

Who will write a neo-futurist manifesto?

The first futurist manifesto is a curious document. You might expect it to have been written by Henry Ford, or at least an American. But no, it was an Italian, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti. The central message of […]
October 20, 2011

Is cycling pulling you away from your computer?

If so, have you considered cycling in cyber space? The dude there in the middle, in blue: he’s my bicycling avatar. I haven’t yet bothered to choose him a more tasteful jersey, though that option exists. […]
October 19, 2011

At war with the motorist

As well as being a great name for a blog, "at war with the motorist" is a common state of play for we who have opted for the healthy, green, cheap mode of transport. We want […]
October 18, 2011

Bikes in schools of architecture

I’ve been around schools of architecture since 1987, and there have always, always, been people riding inside them. I remember when I was in 5th year, how I would ride from my bedside to my drawing […]