Morning ride with the boss. Changes of season brings cold snaps and great frost. It also brings cold feet. We were exploring off-road locations in and about Brussels for a photo shoot he has planned. 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
Start of the cargo bike heats at the Tour Taxi cargo bike races. Standing start, bikes in the distance – and then the bolt to the bikes, riders thrown on board and the race is on. Cargo bike races are fun.
“We rode in from Ghent for the event and then we have the races. I think we will have to ride home, after.” Continue reading
“There are a lot of cargo bikes today, but many of them are from Ghent or Kortryk. It is a little easier to ride cargo bikes out there. Or in Berlin. Or London. All of them are flatlands. Not so 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