Great short film

I discovered it on Copenhagen Cycle Chic. Images like these are what sell cycling. Except for the large crowd shot, someone could make a similar video to sell cycling in Milwaukee, shooting on some trails, alleys, bike friendly neighborhoods. EXPO bicycle city from martin de thurah on Vimeo.

Sunny Sunday and Spring Ride Schedule

It was so nice to have a bright sunny day for a change I decided to take Oma out for a long Sunday ride yesterday.  Although she is usually all Dutch practicality from head to toe, she still enjoys a nice slow ride along the lake.  Her upright riding position and naturally slow pace make for great sight-seeing when your on the look for [...]

Riding Ninja Style

Recent converstions on the Milwaukee bike to work listserv about riding without lights at night prompted me to share this video from the Portland-based Bicycle Transportation Alliance. Enjoy! Strategies for Getting Around Without Bike Lights (or Pants) from BICYCLE TRANSPORTATION ALLIANCE on Vimeo.

In Praise of Hats

I have always liked hats.  From the definition of chic that was Jackie O in her Halston pill box to the hard scrabble farmer in his Dekalb seed cap, hats have been more than a fashion accessory; they are often a cultural badge.  Can you imagine Sunday service without the ladies in their church hats, or [...]