Coffee – an essential. This came from a Katusha ride where the company appeared with their coffee truck. State-sanctioned riding assistance. Continue reading
Another year, another essential visit to the Stalen Ros vintage market in Ghent. What struck me this year was, vintage cycling enthusiasm is a male-centric event. A clear 99.9% of those in attendance were male. Not kidding. The obsession with protecting the history physical of cycling remains a male dominated. Continue reading
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
“I am from Thailand, dressed as a Scot and living in Belgium. But it is the Sunday Without Cars ride and I thought it would be nice to dress up.”
Notes: Check the face mask. Pure cyberpunkJust one short week ago and it seems like a distant memory. Work does that. But the day was a huge success., Now the government has to figure out how to get more. One Sunday a month the entire year. Or every Sunday from May to November. But the success of the event, each and every year, is showing the direction. More bikes. Period.
“People are still racing these penny farthings. We had 26 Englishmen here last week for the European Championships. I have had mine going 56 kilometres per hour on a Continue reading
It is unusual to get a chance to view of a real history of bikes. Museums have them. So it was an extra treat to see a dozen bikes on Continue reading