January 20, 2014

Just give me some space! (Reflections by a lady cyclist in a car city)

I’m writing in italics, because this one is a guest blog post, by Rebecca Short. You may know her from the Today Show who recently had her as a guest, talking about the Bicycle Dating event […]
January 18, 2014

Iconic road-bike descent on a Brompton

Isn’t the idea of a “bucket list” the greatest con since the Grace Brothers came up with Christmas! My punishment for never remembering to take a novel when I get on a plane, is I find […]
January 12, 2014

SkyCycle is brilliant. It just needs a roof.

Last week  Foster + Partners‘ iteration of  Exterior Architecture‘s SkyCycle proposal, to run bicycle highways above London’s rail network, occasioned a flurry of objections from the bicycle advocacy community. What is interesting is these aren’t the objections to segregated […]
January 2, 2014

Where do bikes fit in the medium density blancmange coloured city?

The past decade has seen bikes coming back to old city centres where cars were never going to fit anyway. This creates a false impression that a “bicycling city” is necessarily a dense city, when in […]
January 1, 2014

Is it drivers killing cyclists, or politicians?

Australian infrastructure policy makers and officials killed almost 50 cyclists in 2013. Relative to the size of our population, that’s worse than the UK. The last victim of infrastructure policy for 2013 was Lewis Hendey, just […]