January 16, 2011

Bikes on Dykes

If you’ve seen Nick Caves’s movie, The Proposition, you’ll know the back to front way things were done in Australia’s colonial days, with orders from English authority unquestioningly followed, no matter how daft those on the […]
January 9, 2011

Announcing the 2011 Behooving Moving Hot Cycling City

Each year at Behooving Moving we send our editors, all keen urban cyclists, to cities at the vanguard of this crazy cycling revolution gripping the world. Their task: find the world’s number one cycling hot spot […]
January 8, 2011

What “lycra” really means in Cycle Chic parlance.

Let me explain the Cycle Chic movement’s espoused hatred of lycra, by first telling you something of the socioeconomic makeup of the road racing fraternity. Despite the conspicuous cost of some riders’ bikes, it seems surprisingly […]
January 7, 2011

Cargo-Bike Library for Sydney

Great news. If you are a City of Sydney or Marrickville resident, then a one off payment of $10 will let you borrow a cargo bike any time that you like, from The Watershed Bike Library, […]
January 6, 2011

A sociological account as to why people stopped cycling

Following on from an earlier post, in which I expressed my surprise that our CBDs were virtually bikeless as early as the 1930s, while blue collar districts had bikes in every old photo I had been […]