October 18, 2011

Learning from “The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan”, and their amazing shape-shifting van

Prohibitions in America, that for example exclude bikes from most pathways in New York’s Central Park, stem from the erroneous assumption that a bicycle can be nothing other than some kind of a vehicle. Landscaping plans […]
October 17, 2011

Why in government reporting, bike paths seem to cost more than freeways.

I would love some advice from an economist here. When I looked at these pie charts, I expected expenditure on roads would account for a huge slice of government spending. An alien looking down from above, […]
October 16, 2011

Commuting via the underworld

A reader, who I shall call Mr Do-Bee, today showed me the route he takes, on his mountain bike, each day to work. He came to this city from Montreal, a decade ago, and has taught […]
October 16, 2011

easy-clean

Bicycle designers have set their minds on speed, off-road handling, folding, utility, style, integration (of lights, locking) and perhaps a few other things that don’t come to mind at the moment. What about cleaning? Whatever weight […]
October 15, 2011

Film by ’70s porn stars that raised driver awareness of cyclists

Me ol’ bike blogging buddy Mikael has really been putting in the yards this weekend, trawling the archives for dirt on General Motors, but remarkably uncovering a GM produced video, teaching drivers to look out for […]