December 15, 2010

The building code’s war against spirals.

No architect can at once be a lover of beauty, and still believe the Building Code of Australia is even fit for wrapping hot chips in. Imagine if any of the spirals pictured below had been […]
December 15, 2010

Ladies, whose shoes would be welcome under your bed?

Ladies, you will be helping men the world over, simply by leaving any relevant comments about these bike looks. Remember, we can’t make you happy if you don’t actually say what you like 🙂  There are […]
December 14, 2010

Architects in Seattle promote their buildngs as bike-like

Often I find myself in a state of sheer discombobulation, contemplating why more architects do NOT do what this firm in Seattle do, and market themselves as designers of buildings based on principles that underpin the […]
December 13, 2010

[Book Review] Cycle Racing: Riding to Win by Les Woodland

Recently, while looking through some places Primrose might be hiding her Christmas presents for me, I happened upon her Christmas presents for me: David Byrne’s Bicycle Diaries, and the Bike Snob NYC book. My first thought […]
December 13, 2010

Before there was bicycletecture

My friend Hamish lives on the top floor of a late 1960s 6-pack block of walk-up apartments, and this is the scene when I call by for a sip of his whiskey. It could be worse. […]