Western flyer still cruising in Sun Valley

Seen in the bicycle parking racks (squashed in-between the ubiquitious motorbikes), this beautiful silver Western Flyer – and what might well be the original owner, of similar vintage 🙂 Wonderful to see ordinary people simply using their bicycles as transport – not as fashion accessories, not because they’re needing to be hip, not because they’re […]

Why we don’t want wheelbenders

Today I drove 4km to the local shopping centre… It was perfect weather, the route is flat, and the distance quick and easy (when bicycle activists talk about the most appropriate distance for utility cycling, they’re talking 4-8km…) But the problem is bicycle parking… Very few South African shopping centres or malls allow bicycles past […]