April 19, 2011

Campus Battles

I never had much time for student unions, even when I was a student, always seeing them as rich indulged kids, artfully slumming at Daddy’s expense. If anything, their fake lefty ways pushed my politics more […]
April 19, 2011

How road cyclists see you

Often I’m asked, "Dr. Behooving, why is it that road cyclists seem to look down upon those of us using bicycles for more noble pursuits?"   Left: how you signal. Right: how road cyclists signal. When I […]
April 18, 2011

Bolshies and Kamikazes

  Sanity lies between extremes. Cluttering bike paths with your kids, if they’re still on their training wheels, puts you over there with the Bolsheviks and Saddam Hussein when he used schools as shields. Then way […]
April 17, 2011

A cyclist’s map of his city

This is a map of Newcastle only a keen cyclist would understand. It is not an official cycle-way map, although there is some cross over. It is nothing like a road map, although it does show […]
April 17, 2011

The handicap specialist does it again!

This morning’s effort. Oh, I could give you paragraphs rhapsodizing over my kick from 350 meters, but shall leave it at that. Looks like they paid prize money to half of the field! Extra money on […]