The best messenger bags are decorated to shock

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Bike messenger bags complete w stickers, decals, badges and more

Rugged, road weary, anarchistic bike messengers have something in common with aimless teenagers. The compulsive need to add a barrage of decals, stickers, badges and wot-nots to their daily bag – and the best Continue reading

Tandem’s temporary (but much needed) bike cafe

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Interior shot of the Tandem Bicycle Cafe in Etterbeek, Brussels

Barry Sandland/TIMB – The latest, if only temporary, bicycle cafe in Brussels. Tandem, in Etterbeek.

This is Tandem, a pop-up bike cafe in Brussels. Brilliant idea. In Etterbeek at the Jean Felix Hap garden and it makes a brilliant stop. I struggled to find it, but the park has metal double door opening on Chausee de Wavre, opposite Rue de la Confiance.
Now the bad news. It is a pop-up and will only be there for 13 more days.

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