I don’t have to pay for petrol and parking every day. I don’t have to shell out...– (the benefits of cycling via a really amusing blog on the abc website)
Noise pollution bicycle in Recife - Brazil
Hey, your blog is awesome sauce. I’m a huge fan. I’m also a photographer who is starting a series on cyclist portraits in the Brooklyn/NYC area and was wondering where you were based and if you could possibly help me get the word out. It’d be awesome if you could help. Here’s my original post on my tumblr. Thanks for checking this out! ...
From Afghanistan, the Quote of the Day.
cjchivers: “Someone, somewhere is wondering where in hell their bicycle went.” Drew Schumann, from Battlefield Ingenuity, and a Weapon’s Longevity. On the NYT’s At War blog. An essay on arms distribution, and some of its effects, in Afghanistan. ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPH A re-furbed (sort of) PKM at the main prison in Herat, Afghanistan. Courtesy of Drew Schumann.
heartbrake biker: 100% of the employees of my... →
turtalia: heartbrakebiker: If anyone sits down with me for more than 5 minutes, I will try to convince them to commute to work on a bicycle. Because it’s the best thing ever. Of course, I always like to talk about it at work because that’s where I am riding to. There’s nothing like sharing a couple of bike stories… awesome :) (though I totally wimped out due to rain today) (lame, I...
- well besides having a comfortable bike and knowing how to work on it: - find a saddle that you really like - only take what you REALLY need - stretch every morning - embrace the fact that you’re going to be really stinky and at some point someone will think you are homeless. - embrace the inevitable highs and lows - take tons of snacks - take advantage of rivers and natural bodies...
Tips on long treks?
Hello Hello, Okay so I’m looking to do a major trek halfway across Canada next summer, including passing over the rockies, from Vancouver to Winnipeg. Anyone out there have any suggestions re: routes, gear (currently in process of trying to acquire new bike), food etc.? Thanks
looking for a winter commuter.
anothershittybikeblog: Well, the deal I made on that Bianchi fell though in a very, very frustrating fashion, so I am once again looking for a winter commuter. Anybody trying to sell a 56cm SSCX bike?
Fortune Favors The Bold: Lancashire Police has in... →
Lancashire Police has in the last fortnight been asking cyclists to prove the bikes they are riding are their own. The rider is asked to prove, either with a receipt or some other proof, that the bicycle actually belongs to them. A failure to convince the police that the bike is not their own…
Tour d'ÖÖ (Tour d'Night) in Tallinn, Estonia
GM pulls advertisement that offended cyclists -...
“General Motors Co. is killing an advertisement aimed at college students after receiving complaints that it makes fun of people who use bicycles for transportation…” [full story] The @GM twitter feed is unusually entertaining today.
Mark Cavendish moves to Team Sky →
idlebicyle: Well, who’d ever have guessed?