June 17, 2011

Non-stationary points of view for looking at buildings

I’ve been knocking an idea about in my mind for some time, that buildings designed to be viewed from the moving view point of somebody walking, must have their bicycling counterparts, that is, buildings designed to […]
June 15, 2011

Vehicular Cycling: America’s Curse

Vehicular Cycling, or Effective Cycling, as John Forester originally called it, means riding as though you are a car, but with a range of reflex actions programmed into your mind to avoid being hit, when drivers […]
June 10, 2011

Two thumbs down for The Copenhagen Wheel

(Heavily edited 7 December, 2013, on the occasion of the wheel’s commercial release).  I wrote a scathing review of a prototype of The Copenhagen Wheel that I saw in 2011. However, now the wheel is available commercially, […]
June 9, 2011

Poor Greece, she’s up the poop

Ah, Athens. Very unstable politically. Reminds me of my time in the Congo. Dwums beating everwy evening. Natives getting restless Elisa! Bring me my elephant gun. But seriouswy, it is very tense here. Indeed! Hundreds of […]
June 8, 2011

Can’t see myself bicycle touring in Greece

Ah Greece, expel them from the EU, deny them all visas, certainly don’t let them drive in our countries. Ban them from the Olympics! Why? They drive in the bicycling lane, and use the car lane […]