All posts in Bicycles

January 6, 2014, 23 Comments

Remember when Volvo was Swedish for “safety”? Now it seems every car manufacturer is learning the language. Most cars and SUVs seem to have a back-up camera, parking sensors, and […]


Autumn colours by bicycle

October 11, 2012, 18 Comments

Autumn is all too brief for my liking. It’s a splash of perfect apple weather – crisp, scarlet and ochre. You can’t walk down the street without ...

The trouble with young people today

April 19, 2012, 11 Comments

Remember counting down the days to your 16th birthday? Some of us even skipped school to run down to the government office to sweat through the test ...

A woman walks into a bicycle shop …

April 12, 2012, 4 Comments

… and asks for a bicycle made for a woman. The kind of bike, she says, that would be good for riding around her neighbourhood, maybe some local trai ...