January 30, 2011

Cyclists bankrolling the world’s R&D

Formula 1 racing cars are impressive, no doubt, but they would weight around 80kg had the bicycling industry been more closely involved in their design. For starters, our boffins outnumber theirs by about 1000 to 1, […]
January 30, 2011

Get the look: Summer Lover

The Ladies, god bless, are drawn to cliches. It’s biological: the need for stability, etc. and bla bla. So here’s a cliched image for keeping/winning a lady, that in terms of the clothing you will need, […]
January 27, 2011

The parable of the cyclist who fixed things for everyone.

A public health advocate, an environmentalist, a transit planner, and a keen cyclist, are walking along when they come across a discarded sleigh with three empty harnesses (one might call that a troika).  From left: a […]
January 27, 2011

Rapha gone crazy with deals

No, I have no financial connection with Rapha (at least until they sue me). I simply must share with my readers, this opportunity to pick up some items I’m sure you all have been coveting, though […]
January 25, 2011

Our duty to be squeaky wheels

Oh didn’t we have a lovely time the day we went to Sydney. Stinking hot day, trains were delayed, and everyone fought on the way. The problem, you see, is that Sydney’s trains were designed by […]