“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
This is, in all modesty, one of the nicest images of Sean Kelly. And I took it. That moment in time was at the race in Hamilton Ontario in the late eighties. Sean Kelly and a Francesco Moser had been persuaded to Continue reading
“We try and do recuperation on these frames and we make new bikes. But the ones we cannot save, they get cut up.” Continue reading
“Wait. I will try and look busy.” Continue reading
“I am 50 and I always go by bike. I teach music so I ride everywhere and the guitar is never a problem. I have a yellow safety gillet that Continue reading
Stalen Ros: And then there are the deals. Vintage material in a vintage market, to a dedicated audience, can get the highest dollar… maybe. We were doing the rounds, lap after lap staring at what we would love to try, want to Continue reading
“My Dawes is dead. I broke the bottom bracket and had to move to this bike. I was too strong on Continue reading
“The bike belongs to my father. Well, it belongs to me now. I don’t think he can ride it any more.”
Photographer’s notes: We were at the football violence, watching Continue reading
“I work with Flanders Today as a journalist. I cover pretty much anything that is happening. I am the guy, when other journalists do not want to go somewhere, I am the one to do it. I was a journalism student years ago and then I came here for school. But, to be honest, I did not enjoy the school, the program, so I decided to leave without any kind of job to depend on. Than I called the newspapers and said I was a former journalism student and I wouldn’t mind trying a few assignments.
“Most recently I have been working on how dirty Brussels is. How much trash there is everywhere.
“I speak the bare minimum of Dutch but I always manage to find subjects to speak to me in English. And just about anyone in Flanders speaks English.” Continue reading