September 18, 2011

Yesterday nearly killed me 10 times

It is satisfying, filling your jersey with bananas, your biddon cages with water, and riding off to a race with no regard for road conditions—let them go around me! We race out in car-land, out where […]
September 18, 2011

The *#@!ing Indignity!

Folks, this is what I must subject my family to, when taking them out for dinner Saturday evening: "refuge" islands. Much is said in this city about a train line that separates the old part of […]
September 16, 2011

The week that was

I want to tell Einstein, that time cannot possibly exist. While I was writing the previous blog post, everything happened at once. But darlings, though the universe itself has passed through an even bigger black hole, […]
September 12, 2011

How transport cycling came to be mainstream (a prophetic history)

This is a long post, but I rank it among my magna opera. It’s actually one of the most condensed things I’ve written, so I hope I can hold your attention for the whole essay. I […]
September 11, 2011

Walled cities for cyclists

This post follows on from my earlier post, about a “third way” to get cycling happening, in cities that left their run too late, by waiting until mainstream bicycle transport had faded from living memory, before […]