Amen

From a cyclist’s point of view, this post hit close to home. Amen, Crazy Biker Chick, amen.

Back On The Saddle Again

Due to the recent demise of my 1968 Raleigh Grand Prix, I really haven’t been bicycle riding much. By demise, I mean that every time I took it out for a short spin something would break! It got so that I didn’t really want to risk riding it, or going...

You Don't Drive? Huh?

I went into a vitriolic rant a few minutes ago which my girlfriend was the unfortunate recipient of (sorry, hon!) and it occurred to me that this was something of a sore point for me lately. Nearly everyone I meet gives me this dumb pie-eyed look when I explain that I...

Getting Things Rolling

Well, I managed to get the back wheel fixed on my bicycle yesterday. There was a small pin-hole near the valve, but I replaced the whole inner-tube rather than waste time and money patching the old one. I also bent in a kink in the rim and re-calibrated the rear brake...

Grounded

Well, first check on my bike for the season reveals that the back tire has gone flat and there’s a kink in the rim to boot. Strange these weren’t there in the summer, but I’ll leave those theories to myself. Thankfully I have a spare. Changing...

The Much Maligned Bicycle

Trying to ride your bicycle on the street with traffic is taking your life into your own hands – but it’s the law! Okay, you say – but tell that to the drivers! Traffic in the further West end of this city isn’t so bad for abusing cyclists. I...