September 23, 2013

Believers in Bike Hour and Santa

I couldn’t begin to tell you how huge Bike Hour was last night. I doubt even Max Walker could explain how huuuuge it was, Max Walker who has made a career in sports commentating with his […]
September 18, 2013

Whatever happened to Bike Hour?

Regular readers know that a few years ago I started Bike Hour. It’s like Earth Hour only everyone rides bikes — I don’t care what they do with their light switches. Since its heady beginnings Bike Hour […]
September 14, 2013

I would not loan you money to build a Dutch bike track.

Let me know if ever you hear about another completely flat country like Holland, where they have not yet invested in car parking stations, and where everyone had Calvinist grannies saying “you’re not made of sugar”. […]
September 12, 2013

Prototype bike powered lifts, latest in active design.

I’ve been working on the design of buildings with ramped access balconies to encourage people to cycle between levels instead of just using the lift. I was all ready to publish a paper and have lifts […]
September 12, 2013

Cows’ attraction to Brooks leather saddles

Since swapping the Concor saddle on my training bike for a leather one that matches my grip tape, I’ve noticed a change in the behaviour of cows. It was the case before that I could rest my […]