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 […]
September 9, 2011

Why human power is the better green energy source for transportation

Maybe nuclear power could give us emission-free energy for thousands of years. Then maybe instead of worrying about bicycles, we should be looking at electric cars, golf carts, segways, or perhaps even those hoverchairs they all […]
September 9, 2011

Practical tips on dressing for long commutes

Honored as I am that readers are increasingly seeing my blog comments section as a forum for serious discussions (that truly, I learn a lot from), I must, so I can sleep soundly, make room as […]
September 8, 2011

$5.5billion transport asset, left most days in Australian sheds

   Store-and-forget solutions, for bicycles you are too frightened to use.     Can I bore you with some quick figures? Australia’s National Cycling Participation Survey, 2011, found there to be 1.46 bicycles, in working order, per Australian […]