May 24, 2012

The Fiat factory recreated for bikes

Should I rush this, or take it slow? Though the subject matter is surely deserving of candles and intellectual foreplay, between you, my reader, and I, I’m afraid I’m in a hurry my dear, and just […]
May 24, 2012

Skinny guy in big suit discriminates against cyclists.

Councillor Ken Ong heads Melbourne City Council’s planning committee, and believes he was almost hit recently by a bike coming through a red light. (Full story here). My answer would be to do away with the need […]
May 23, 2012

Shimano or Campagnolo?

If it has to be one of the countries we beat in the war, now overcharging me for the products of their manufacturing industries, let that country be Italy. Whenever the Japanese rip me off, I […]
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 […]