Monthly Archives: September 2007

Is five percent even enough?

Last year, the city council of El Paso decided that their long term goal was to become the “least-car-dependent city” in the nation. This year, they’re arguing about requiring 5 bicycle parking spaces for every hundred car parking spaces at…

Now taking requests

Interbike 2007 is less than a month away. Our room is booked, our motorcycle has been serviced and ready for the road trip, all our electronics are ready to be packed, and there’s a empty 1GB card in the camera.…

Did he invent the wheel too?

Perhaps I’m just a bit cynical today. I read this article about a nice little old man that “invented a motorized mountain bicycle”. My issue is not with Thomas Rowland, as he’s obviously quite clever, and has certainly made himself…

I almost didn’t publish this

First, it’s huge. This will easily take up an entire page on my blog. Makes me look slack, since not only did I not have to put any effort into it, but it’s hundreds of words more than my usual…

A Tony Hawk Bicycle?

I can remember when Tony Hawk was still an unknown in the skateboard world. Of course, he’s become a something of an icon in the 20 or so years since I last rode a Powell Peralta. And his clean cut…