October 14, 2011

Yay: I’ve finally convinced my wife that we don’t need a car

Readers who have been with this bike blog from the start (hi Roberto, hi Gus) will know it began with a question: how many prestigious bikes could I own, for the price of one fancy car? […]
October 14, 2011

The Quick Fix: Turn Australia into a Dutch Colony

    It is a little known fact that October 25th will be the 395th anniversary of the first European landing on Australian soil, by the Dutch Sailor, Dirk Hartog. So I am preparing a launch, on […]
October 13, 2011

My latest purchase

A year ago I met a former pro rider, now a famous professor—who I won't name—who told me he has stopped racing in the "real world" and now races via a virtual platform. What the #$@&? […]
October 12, 2011

My last ever “Ride-to-Work” day

Growing contacts in the bike lobby fraternity, this year saw me volunteering to lead a bike bus to work, on this, the once a year, official, "ride to work" day. Oh the indignity! Rather than waking […]
October 12, 2011

Bike sex case exposes obvious truth about cycling

If you see more than the usual number cyclists passing guilty glances at law officials this week, it may not be for the usual reasons: riding sans helmets; riding on footpaths; running red lights; stealing old […]