zipping around by bike, again

I noticed today that the only time I make a point of sharing a transportation experience via social media is when I drive a car. At least twice now I have posted updates on Twitter (I really can’t bring myself … Continue reading

The Outspokin’ Cyclist: Hybrid car pitch a step backwards

Phillip Barron The Herald Sun September 14th marked the 108 yr anniversary of first pedestrian death at the hands of an automobile in the United States. On September 13th, 1899, Henry Bliss stepped from a streetcar on Central Park West, … Continue reading

thoughts on the way to work this morning

This summer, I had the chance to ride in a new BMW 7 series which was spec’d out with the latest high-tech interior. It had everything — from an incredibly rich sound system (refuting the old adage that a car … Continue reading

the snap project

Visiting other cities is always defined for me by people. Some I talk to, if only for a few seconds. Others I just pass by, coming no closer than a car window at 20 mph. Ottawa — A bike messenger – too … Continue reading