April 21, 2012

Finally car free, and ready to roll

My credibility just shot through the roof. The family car has been sold and guess what, even my Primrose is happy. Insured for $17,000. Sold for $2,600. Okay, so perhaps I could have driven it into […]
April 20, 2012

cycling sensibly, albeit illegally

My understanding is the defence of necessity annuls pretty much every law pertaining to cycling. So get out there and take advantage. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7U_0ujBOO8
April 20, 2012

When cycling is no longer trendy

There are fundamental forces behind the recent world wide increase in bicycle transport. A sharp increase in oil prices helped us in 2007. Crippling congestion has helped us in cities that have crippling congestion. Those cities […]
April 18, 2012

Get the look: my actual look

Of all the looks I have “gotten” since startin’ my bloggin’, this one isn’t concocted. I’m talking here about my look, that has slowly evolved over the years and that doesn’t disguise what I am: a […]
April 16, 2012

Mini Velo Meets Porter—though I have no idea why it’s called “ortre”

Think of what you need in an everyday bike for small errands. Maneuverability inside a few buildings. A low centre of gravity for loads you might carry. And that’s about all. Somehow I think the mini-velo […]