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 […]
April 16, 2011

Reason to burn the world’s fossil fuels before Christmas

Readers, a certain Professor Squires of the Wanganui Institute for Alternative Transportation, has been reading old BM posts while he shakes off the flu. Less shy about dropping comments than my other reader (howdie Roberto), Squires […]