July 30, 2010

Velorbis Churchill Classic [Review]

After three and a half months, and over one thousand kilometers of riding, I hereby tender the most useful and impartial review I think you will find anywhere, of the Churchill Classic, made by Velorbis. 20 […]
July 28, 2010

Geek is so Chic

A niche cycling market crying out for analysis is the one that makes you look like a young le Corbusier, a flatbar in one hand, Nietzsche’s Human, All Too Human in the other, reading while you […]
July 26, 2010

Can cycling curb global warming?

Saying cycling is good for the planet is rather like saying sex is good for your heart. To make either claim, would be to miss the whole point. We ride bikes and have sex, because both […]
July 23, 2010

I can’t wait to be older

I’m younger now than I will ever be, and I will never be as old as I hope to be ultimately (though 200 would make a good innings). Anxiety and having no money may make youth […]
July 21, 2010

Get the look: Florentine Gigolo (“Art Dealer”)

Here’s a look to woo any thrice married bourgeois with cliched visions of writing a cookbook or travelogue from some short term holiday rental in Florence. Beneath their classy pretensions we all know women like these […]