Imagining Plato’s Ideal Republic of Cycling

Books have been written about the wild enthusiasm with which the architectural community approached the possibilities presented by cars in the twentieth-century (1, 2, 3). None though have mentioned a gaping hole in one piece of […]

Choosing the right music for a bike-house house warming

In response to my lampooning of lame musicians cashing in on the bike craze with this post, readers including the inimitable Luke MacLachlan in London and my ol’ buddy Scoop, have been sending me links to […]

A day at the beach modelling Bike Land

All over the world (except China) industrial lands are turning to weeds, and if not weeds then warehousing sites, and if not warehousing sites, then lonely fields of apartments. Since former industrial lands lie at the […]

Finally, a freebie from Rapha!

As a sign of appreciation for dressing solely in their kit, right down to my undies and socks, Rapha have sent me a tape measure. Nice. And thank you too Rapha. I haven’t been near a […]

Dr. Behooving Bike Fakenger, now at your Service

For too long, parcel delivery in Northern Tasmania has been the domain of un-ecological and very unhip Ford Transit van owners. It is with great pride and smugness that I introduce a new way. Send a […]