October 3, 2010

What is this blog about?

If this blog were to be summed up as having one central idea, it is that drivers seeing us from their car windows, or pedestrians stepping out of our way, or anyone moving by whatever other […]
October 3, 2010

Beware of these imposters

If I were a computer hacker, I would sabotage the blogs of my rivals: 1. Lets Go Ride a Bike; 2. Copenhagen Cycling Chic and; 3. Bike Snob. Curse these imposters! Nowhere does Let’s Go Ride […]
September 29, 2010

Diary of a design: my “for life” randonneur, the BM Quotidian

First I take an image in profile of a 29er mountain bike, stretch the wheel base, relax the head and seat tube angles, bump the front wheel forward even more, then play with top tubes and […]
September 26, 2010

Rekindling national pride

Pashley Roadster on left and Pashley Guv’nor on right. Both have the long wheel base and relaxed angles. The Guv’nor has a longer quill stem and upside down bars.   If just one bike could serve […]
September 21, 2010

How much would you pay to look frugal?

Recently a facebook friend of mine (look up Behooving Moving and add me) announced that she wanted a bike. I took her brief — $200, tall female rider, must have a basket — and found a […]