Weekend 394.0






(1) Fall in Love With the World’s First Animated Dinosaur (Atlas Obscura) (2) Oregon Legislature passes $15 bike tax (Bicycle Retailer) (3) US State imposes “sin” tax of $15 on new bicycles (BikeBiz) (4) Penn Station’s service changes and track work, explained (Curbed) (5) The Blue-State Meltdown and the Collapse of the Chicago Model (American […]

Weekend 365.0 (Cycling Robots in Bermuda?)






(1) The new cycle revolution: Buzzbike launches free bicycle scheme in London (Wallpaper*) (2) Real value of the Bermuda dollar (The Royal Gazette) (3) Assembling Eric: Bringing back the UK’s first robot (BBC)

Somerset Bridge Station






(1) Bermuda carriages found in Guyana (The Royal Gazette) Want to learn more? Find a copy of The Bermuda Railway (Gone – But Not Forgotten) by Colin A. Pomeroy.

Weekend 312.0 (Le mal du pays)






A couple of days off from work (a much needed extra long Labor Day Weekend) so I’m doing some housekeeping, biking, and drinking gratuitous amounts of coffee. I also finished Murkami’s book less than twenty-four hours after it arrived. (1) A quote from Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami “The […]

Weekend 269.0 (July 4th Weekend)






(1) The 10 Best folding bikes: The popularity of folding bikes means there is now a huge range, whether you want one for commuting or rugged off-road riding (The Independent) (1a) Old locomotive flanked by diminutive wheels (Flickr) (2) A Look at Kinn: the US-Made Midtail (Lovely Bicycle!) (2a) Cargo Bikes: The New Station Wagon […]

Weekend 209.1 (Tires/Tyres)






Yeah. I’ve added a category for tires/tyres because of my obsession with vulcanized rubber. Photographs of tires/tyres for me are like hi-res food shots to foodies. I watched Tokyo Story last night and Noriko [Setsuko Hara] was employed by the Yoneyama Trading Company whose business was tires apparently (?). Speaking of pron; here is some […]

Weekend 208.1






(1) Ten Remarkable U.S. Bridges (2) Bermuda Journey, Fourth Impression 1958, William Zuill “For many years Front Street was the only business street in the town and here were situated the warehouses of the merchants, many of whom lived on the upper floors of their premises, enjoying, from pleasant verandas facing the harbor, the prevailing […]

Weekend 143.2






(1) Donovan to Man City? (Baltimore Sun) (2) Defeating a pesky DUSTFLIER (YouTube) (3) Burgoyne and his uncle built the Tamiya Solar Car (CY601) this weekend. I like the Aerial Ropeway Passenger Cabin (#70120). (3A) Compression: Aerial Ropeway (Limestone Archives) (4) The Instapundit on the deliciousness of the Dark ‘n’ Stormy. The blogger with many […]