Weather (or not)
There's no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing…—advice directed at racers, but applicable to anyone who wants to keep riding all year round.
Bike share as public transport?
James May is concerned about bike share:
…being yoked to the rack system, the bicycle, this ultimate symbol of mobility and freedom for the masses, effectively becomes public transport: it doesn't leave from precisely where you are and doesn't arrive at exactly where you want to be. Unless you work as a bicycle rack attendant, the very point of the bicycle is somewhat defeated.
Speaking of bike share, I'm off to get me one of those helmets—bright blue and with a big "Melbourne" banner down the side. Ace! Likely to be cool in an ironic way for about 5 minutes.
Knit your own bike helmet earmuffs.
Stamp Collecting: brevet stamps as mementos of past rides. We don't seem to have the tradition for brevet stamps in Australia, which is a bit of a pity really.
Roll out the Astroturf
Roadjustice.ca, for poor beleagured motorists.
Gadgets and Gear
SPD urban sneakers—kind of an exercise in keeping your urban street cred, while not keeping your urban street cred…
Don't give 'em ideas
A truly re-cycled fence.
The crime of female cycling
Are you in any of the bike snob's cycling tribes?