May 23, 2012

big up on beanies for bikes

My favourite piece of cycling apparel, now the cooler weather is here in Australia, is not any Northern Hemisphere post-Winter clearance item from Rapha. It’s an orange crocheted beanie, with reflective thread that you can’t even […]
May 21, 2012

Bikes are safe so you don’t need a helmet. Bikes are safe so you don’t need a… zzzzzzz

After a hard day making a film to raise funds for our safer cycling cities campaign, Gus and I drank gallons of beer and rode around without helmets. Moments after posing here for I Cycle Newcastle (an […]
May 21, 2012

Achielle Craighton Cross Frame (Priest Bike) Review

Fellow materialistic victims of the consumer society, I come to you today with a product review. I have long said every dollar spent on cycling is ten saved on driving, which means going out right now […]
May 20, 2012

Please share this video!

Readers, this is not just for the fragile ego of a has-been competitive cyclist. And it’s not just for my publisher to raise funds for wine and cheese gatherings. My motivation is our kids’ health and […]
May 18, 2012

The new age of the bicycle

I was in a taxi recently, talking to the driver about issues with cyclists and cars, and he said, “It’s a shame, but cities just weren’t built to accommodate cyclists.” He said it as though cities […]