October 8, 2011

Steve Jobs and the Velomobile

The man of the moment, Steve Jobs. A Jeffersonian style foyer of some kind, maybe designed by Charles Bulfinch. A Velomibile (at 1.10). What an irresistible clip! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ob_GX50Za6c
October 7, 2011

Olympic legacies to urban cycling

The Olympics roadshow left Sydney in 2000, and cyclists living around Homebush Bay found an enormous bikefield, linking their neighbourhoods, to neighbourhoods flanking all sides of the former Olympic precinct. The legacy of the 2012 Olympics for people […]
October 5, 2011

Down time

Even the most prolific and verbose of bike bloggers need an occasional break. Think of me, as I feast on 3 buffets a day here an the AIA country chapter annual conference, and recover from some […]
October 2, 2011

“What is Architecture?”, answered with some help from bikes.

Ever asked yourself, what is art? Well I have as well, and because luck so often falls my way, this questioning led to a visiting position, in 2006, at the Department of Philosophy at Columbia University, […]
October 1, 2011

Mountain biking to work

In my city, there are so many pockets of mining land, now nature reserve, you can actually cross the whole city on a mountain bike and stay mostly off-road. And I've heard of a few hardy […]