August 17, 2012

No excuse not to be comfy

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEO1IxukzTA
August 16, 2012

Bike Hour explained

In case you don’t know, Bike Hour is like earth hour, only more useful, and held every equinox day all over the world, between 6 and 7 pm (your time.) It’s not so much an organised […]
August 16, 2012

An altogether new kind of cycling experience

In my wild years I have descended with groups at speeds of around 100km/h. I have more recently piloted bicycle rickshaws. I’ve cycled in American, European and Asian cities. I’ve lived with a bakfiets instead of […]
August 16, 2012

The principle of mutual and certain death

As cycling advocates we aught to be opposing seat belts in cars, airbags, bicycle helmets, and stupid inventions like the one in that video, for the same reasons military tacticians opposed Ronald Reagan’s Star Wars proposal. […]
August 14, 2012

Where sports cycling is the mother of bicycle transport.

A few nights ago on twitter, I saw the “go-Dutch” bike advocacy cheer squad all retweeting a pithy claim that went something like this: “promoting sports cycling does nothing at all to promote bicycle transport”. “Bravo”, […]