December 4, 2012

Narcissistic photos of me, your Bike God

Recently in Rotterdam I was photographed by the beautiful and charming Femke Hoogland, known to all bike racers in the Netherlands as the producer of Soigneur magazine. In the words of my friend Sven, from Rotterdam Cycle […]
December 3, 2012

To pedestrianise or to bicyclise?

Cycling should be more than an add-on to the 50 year old project of pedestrianising main shopping streets. That is how it has been treated on Broadway and Times Square in New York. The cycle tracks […]
December 2, 2012

Urban Bike Night, NAi, Rotterdam, 22 Nov. 2012

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aivKrFr0pxc Thanks to Nick Feeney for the recording!
November 30, 2012

A message to my ma and oma

Can you see how our mothers were duped? Car makers told them womens lib meant going to work to buy second cars, to spend whatever time they had left driving kids off to soccer. Genius. Not […]
November 29, 2012

Todays kids need a hero like Piet Pelle

I’m reading a book called The Dutch Bike, and learning about a comic book character created in 1908 to advertise Gazelle Bikes: pucky Piet Pelle, who rides around prevailing all manner of peril. Think Premium Rush, […]