May 27, 2010

Get the look: Motorcycle Rebel

Until I overheated, today I commuted motorcycle style, in my leather jacket and gloves. The only thing I couldn’t maintain were the engine sound raspberries, that I blew for a while, but my lips began to […]
May 26, 2010

cyclespace on google maps

Two days after discussing the benefits of mapping the world’s cyclespace, I find google maps have done it for the US. This is very exiting! I flew my maps google craft back to my old neighbourhood […]
May 26, 2010

Talking to the Press

I have no idea what I said to a Newcastle Herald reporter yesterday. She came across my name when trawling back through past stories about Newcastle East, for her background research on a weekend supplement story […]
May 24, 2010

Inner city living and otherness

Loathed as I am to use an academic cliche, I must say there is a smell of "otherness" about inner city living, that I at once find titillating, and tiresome. I live in what someone other […]
May 21, 2010

The Body Perfect, according to cyclists.

People ask me, "Dr. Behooving, why is my daughter anorexic and my son pumping iron as though he’ll never breed otherwise?" Well, that’s because they’re not racing bikes. When I was a young man and first […]