May 9, 2015

Pleased or appeased?

Occasionally I am lured into playing the role of the bicycle advocate. Somehow, within seconds, I am made to feel like Bill Oddie in an episode of The Goodies parodying South Africa. No longer allowed to […]
May 7, 2015

Mountain bike riders: shut up about your bloody equipment!

People often ask me, “Dr Behooving, why is mountain bike culture so idiotic?” You just need to look at the kinds of places where mountain bikes are really popular: not on flat pastural lands where ingenuity […]
April 29, 2015

Museums as Places for Imagining the Future of Cities

Isn’t it fascinating, given all the possible fates for our species (from life in deep space to loosing our war against microbes), that when anyone talks about the city of the future having more cars, taller […]
April 23, 2015

How autonomous cars will kill walking and cycling.

Imagine how many more cars could use the road if cars all travelled bumper-to-bumper, full speed all the way! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adwxATP45FU Existing roads could transport many times more cars than they transport right now, moving more people […]
April 20, 2015

Why we’re all wearing road-colour this season

As the doyen of mens bicycling fashion it is beholden upon me to explain the rise of the road as a colour in mens fashion this season. Mission Workshop is an uncompromisingly thoughtful (and expensive) fitter […]