I never thought I would ride a fixed gear bike anywhere but the velodrome. Last month I gave it a go and since then I haven't looked back. I am fixie convert.
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The most pressing short-term needs are, explaining to people who use motor-vehicles on public roads why people on bicycles need to claim time and space, and [ ... ]
Moving the furniture, the kerbs and the lines on the highway may mitigate the threat of motor-traffic but if we want to solve - rather than ameliorate - the problem [ ... ]
Cycling is the new golf, but is it the new cricket?
Are 'Cycle-Superhighways' a new category of municipal displacement activity? Containment Infrastructure?
Take a snapshot of today's conditions and breaking the cultural, and physical, domination of the automobile seems like an impossible dream. In a longer historical [ ... ]
There are many famous quotes associated with cycling that are useful to make note of. Armed with such a soundbite one can convey attitudes to bikes, feelings of [ ... ]
As our glass capsule on the London Eye inched to the top of its vertiginous revolution, I knocked back a second glass of champagne and looked down at the distorted [ ... ]
Cycle-sport is perverse. If you want to go fast get a motor-cycle. The point of riding a push bike is to enjoy the journey.
The fashion for one-way streets is long passed its sell-by-date.
A bike ride is an endlessly shifting narrative of alliances, obligations, rewards and sacrifices, and those who participate affirm their membership by shouldering [ ... ]
Richard Ballantine's analysis of the value and joy of cycling will never fade.
The World's most celebrated drink driver is gone. The link between motor-dependence and freedom just got weaker.
Cargo bikes are glamourous, practical and fun. Mike Burrows' 8Freight is to be mass-produced. Are you ready for the era of the aviation-grade wheelbarrow?
Nobody ever went for a ride on a policy statement but if bicycle madness can spread into Outer London nowhere in Britain will be safe from contagion.
With most cycle wear companies operating a bit behind normal fashion retailers only a few have started bringout new lines as the season has changed over but as March [ ... ]
Like most people, I hate an awkward silence. I despise not being able to think of anything to talk about with someone. It feels like I have failed if a conversation [ ... ]
Maps are exciting, they equate directly to adventure.
Why do so many explanations of a preferred riding style go on to assert that this personal style is the one-true-path?
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