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 […]
May 16, 2012

To do

Encourage a generation of architects, urban designers and planners to regularly cycle in the cities they shape. Live to see cyclists recognised as a protected group in anti-hate speech legislation. See to it that land along […]
May 15, 2012

Recalling a recent high speed descent

It is not every weekend that I descend some mountain during a bike race, as I did last Saturday, so indulge me fellow urbanists while I savour fresh memories. I was part of a group of […]
May 14, 2012

What I think about pink

Try as you might to blend in, you will always look out place on a road bike. On the road, you’re the only one without a car. On the bike path, you’re resented for being a […]