November 9, 2012

Re-imagining Singapore Cycling

If you live in Singapore, forget whatever you thought you knew about cycling. Soon, it will not just be a guy thing. It won’t just be a poor thing. It won’t be that slow thing done […]
November 7, 2012

Conversation with a Dutchman (Part 2)

Following on from Part 1… I wish I could tell you that other countries are lining up to buy your bike knowhow. But the crux of Dutch cycling is the segregated cycle track, that has hardly been […]
November 6, 2012

Irrational laws grow out of irrational fears.

Did you know it is illegal to kill a Scotsman within the ancient city walls of New York if he is not carrying a bow and arrow? Did you know it is illegal to post a stamp […]
November 6, 2012

Help me make a list, of famous architects neglecting bike parking.

Last year I wrote this little blog post, calling out Renzo Piano for his career-long neglect of bike parking. If you don’t believe me, take this little challenge: try wheeling your bike to within 20 meters […]
November 3, 2012

Conversation with a Dutchman (Part 1)

As kids, you and I caused our mums the same heartache. All of your mothers in the Netherlands, and our mums in Australia, were terrified their kids would be hit by cars on their bikes. Both […]