Prototype bike powered lifts, latest in active design.

I’ve been working on the design of buildings with ramped access balconies to encourage people to cycle between levels instead of just using the lift. I was all ready to publish a paper and have lifts […]

Cows' attraction to Brooks leather saddles

Since swapping the Concor saddle on my training bike for a leather one that matches my grip tape, I’ve noticed a change in the behaviour of cows. It was the case before that I could rest my […]

Not another bike map

If it is true that the medium is the message, then brace yourself for a sermon. I have a new website to share, with videos, an e-book, interactive maps, my god even T-shirts! But if you […]

Where to next for bike blogging?

I can’t help but see the urban cycling renaissance as fundamentally a product of social media, like the revolutions in Syria and Egypt. While authors of papers like this one and this one have given policy […]

Reasons to be grumpy and cheery this week.

I’ve had some highs and lows lately. One high was presenting my grand vision for Singapore to the various heads and CEOs of that country’s peak planning bodies (the URA, LTA, HDB and NPB). That was nice. […]