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 […]
September 8, 2011

End in sight for dodgy bike stats

Allow me, if you will, to extol for a moment the superiority of research conducted by the academy, over hack work undertaken by well meaning dilettante researchers in local governments, private consultancies, and interest groups, who […]