May 12, 2010

Cyclespace and Its Architecture

This is another essay being drafted live on the blog, with the view to publishing it as a paper or book chapter, a few weeks/months from now. Though I’m borrowing from previous essays drafted first on […]
May 9, 2010

Bianchis and stilettos on catwalks

  Primrose, do not be too green eyed for my Velorbis. Do not curse yourself for having bought that Binachi Cafe Racer, for $720, when you might have bought a Victoria Classic Velorbis. It is the Binachi […]
May 7, 2010

More “bicycle space”, this time in France

Oh I see another paper coming from this, and soon! Bernard Tschumi’s Park de la Villette in Paris was built on the site of an abattoir—a reclaimed industrial site, of sorts, we could say. Critics say […]
May 7, 2010

A special bike polo tribute to mums

Newcastle Gentleman’s Bicycle Polo is celebrating Mothers Day this Sunday, with a special demonstration match, just for the mums.Where: Centennial ParkWhen: 2pm. Dress: Tweed (mum will be there) Oh and mums, tea and scones might give […]
May 7, 2010

Bicycle Space (photo essay)

Jane Jacobs would have said it’s contrived, has only one use, and is too vast for pedestrians. However, these greenways that are being made out of disused industrial land, along old train lines and docks, are […]