September 2, 2010

Why this need to compete?

Looking at these photos from my local club’s website, I’m wondering what I wonder most Saturdays, and that is: why do we do it? Hundreds gather. "The new golf", it’s been called. Between $3000 and $15000 […]
September 1, 2010

It would be tempting!

My titanium road bike, it occurs to me, is so elegant in its simplicity that it provides me with a blank canvas ready to receive any kind of image I care to lay on it. For […]
August 31, 2010

None are so arrogant as the self made

What racing/commuter knows if they commute to race, or race to commute? If commuting by bike were essential, it could be argued one races to be sufficiently strong to reach work on their bike, without passing […]
August 29, 2010

Seeking Manufacturing Partner

With this post I am revealing the box component to a design that I have been working on: the world’s only 29er box bike. (The frame I have designed remains secret, and suffice to say bears […]
August 27, 2010

American English

A sense of all things British underpins much that is lovable in the world of bicycle design. I write this as I track my latest chainreaction order, containing my new Brooks Devon Pannier, on its lonely […]