February 3, 2011

Bikes exemplars of gender projection

Until the twentieth-century it was as natural for architects to think of buildings as being male or female, as it is natural today to ascribe genders to bicycles.  From Left: Male; Female. In part buildings were […]
February 2, 2011

Peril Canceling Headphones, to silence cars and debates.

I have two theories as to why cyclists bicker. 1. Like all persecuted minorities, we direct our frustration with nebulous forces working against us, upon one another instead. 2. Cycling is a religion, and we’re like […]
February 1, 2011

Rides on hot nights (mostly word-pictures only)

There is a tradition within British aesthetics of analysing nature and buildings from the subjective standpoint of a single person, the writer. Whenever I find myself reading and reeling from self indulgence, I have to catch […]
January 31, 2011

Why architect Norman Foster loves Moulton cycles

The right honorable Baron Foster of Thames Bank—architect of such high-tech wonders as London’s Big Gherkin, and the Deutsche Bank in Sydney—loves his Alex Moulton space frame bicycle. No need to read testimonials, when proof aplenty […]
January 31, 2011

Truth Exposed: Bicycle Chic NOT a product of Denmark!!!

The Danes as we know are all thieving rascals, especially when it comes to purloining from our Motherland England. Starting with the whole idea of white skin, then speaking English, they moved on to thieving the […]