October 20, 2010

Cyclespace, otherwise defined

According to my earlier definition, we sense we have entered what I call "cyclespace", when we would rather be cycling than walking or driving. That is a useful definition when polemics are called for. And polemics […]
October 18, 2010

Cyclespace and Chuck Connors

I am the man I am, fearless, hungry for danger, all thanks to the 1973-74 TV show Thrill Seekers, hosted by Chuck Connors and shown every afternoon after school in the seventies. Latch key kids of […]
October 16, 2010

The sine qua non of a Classic design, is the story behind it.

The sine qua non of a Classic design cannot be discerned by examining the material substance of any one instance. I can prove the truth of that claim to any of you with no prior knowledge […]
October 13, 2010

Ah, ride to work day…

…that one day in the year when those of us who actually do ride to work are congratulated for making it on our arrival, while those who can just manage to pump up their tires and […]
October 11, 2010

The absent presence of [bicycle] transportation in architecture

With this post I shall return to a standard Behooving Moving discursive theme, that of architecture’s relationship to the bicycle. Can the former learn from the later? Let us step gingerly toward the question, first through […]