In cities, along roadsides all over the world, are white bikes – ghost bikes. They are locked to polls, posts and fences and serve as reminders of a cyclist, of cyclists, killed at that point. The tragedy is that these are found all over the world, and that most people are well aware of the icon and its intent. Continue reading
“They are heading back to another location up there. Everybody likes to ride down the hill. I have to take them back up.” Continue reading
“I modified it to my needs. It was far more aggressive but I changed that. The handlebars are turned back and it is much better.” Continue reading
“La revolution passera par le velo, camarade. Ah! La bicyclette! Elle te permet d’aller 5 fois plus vite que la piéton, tu dépenses 5 fois moins d’énergie et tu vas 5 plus loin. En vérité, je te le dis , camarde, la revolution passera par le vélo.” Julos Beaucarne Continue reading
Seen (often) at the Velorution Gigantische Fiets Parade. It might be a presumption, but a love of disco seems de rigour here. One of the most vivid riders on the day.
“You steer it with your feet. We just built it, so we have not had a chance to see how fast it can go. We’ve only done about 100 kilometres.”
“It came out of the factory like this. It is a defect. They started with one wheel and then finished with the other.” Continue reading