May 31, 2012

May our streets have no names

Most people would remember the neighbourhood of their childhood being cut by something unusual. The neighbourhood in which I grew up had a 4 feet diameter steel pipeline running right through it. I remember laying on it, […]
May 30, 2012

Pet Peeves

This time every year, professional duties send me to Europe, and people start asking if I will be “catching part of le tour“. For the record, I have no interest in any bike race that refuses […]
May 28, 2012

Cambered bike paths to shed pedestrians

Work with me here folks. This idea is in its infancy, and I appreciate it would have limited applications. Borne of a remark made by reader Lukas, after my previous post, is an idea I have […]
May 27, 2012

When to say, “Get off the bike path!”

I am looking on flickr for creative commons licence photos of the Danish Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai Expo, to illustrate a paper I am writing that mentions the bike track that wound to the top […]
May 27, 2012

Now collecting bikes in the names of old friends

Being the hyper-divulgent type that I am, I have not kept a very tight lid on my secret plans to leave this city and move to Launceston in Tasmania in just a few weeks. I know, […]