Battery-free, frictionless bike lights.

If only I could have back all of those days I wasted, dreaming up better ways to route wires through a frame to a rear light, from the generator in my front hub. But how was […]

Do I have a message, or do I just like the medium?

A little over a week ago, in the midst of a warm spell in Denmark, my new best bosom buddy Mikael Colville-Andersen — with whom I see eye-to-eye on absolutely everything, not bike related — pulled […]

Pedal Powered Mono-Rails, just what we need!

New Zealand. I mean, what’s in the water! A reader brought my attention to the Shweeb system, by this crazy guy Geoffrey Barnett, who has gone so far as to build a full working prototype. Talk […]

Reader of the Week: Baldy bespectacled beardy, beer breathed, B- bloody biker boy Brian

"Don’t call ya blog hoovering movering," people here told me. "No one’s gunna know whatcha mean." With all due respect to everyone I knew before blogging, before I traded up to my new fancy network of […]

We roadies do struggle to understand bicycle transit

For twenty years I did my bicycle commuting more of less as I did my racing, on the same bike, in the same clothes, on the road, pushing hard. It was a hero act to an […]