Weekend 310.0

Pegoretti was one of the six craftsmen featured in Bespoke: The Handbuilt Bicycle at the Museum of Arts & Design in 2010. (1) Robin Williams and Dario Pegoretti: The Comedian and the Bike Builder (WSJ) (1a) A.N.T. Part 1 (2) McDowell + Benedetti’s Footbridge and Rail Station Underway in Terni (ArchDaily) (3) ‘Like a Singing […]

Weekend 309.0

(1) Sturmey Archer “The Planetary Gearset” (YouTube) (2) Speed Traps For Japan’s Escalators (WSJ – Registration Required) (3) Shakespeare as a Life Coach (WSJ) “The world is grown so bad that wrens make pray where eagles dare not perch.” – William Shakespeare, Richard III (4) ‘A Spy Among Friends’ (WSJ – Registration Required) (5) A […]

Weekend 308.0 (Allucciolato)

This space is a placeholder for my #BWC2014 and #London trip report. (1) Refining the palette: “Making Colour” at the National Gallery (The Economist) I saw this exhibit twice (7.26 and 7.28) whilst in London. There really isn’t an official catalog SO I went back a second time to take notes. The exhibit tells the […]

Weekend 297.0 (Easter 2014)

(1) ‘Let Us Be Lights of Hope!’ by Pope Francis (Parade) Credit: Kim L (2) Yorkshire arts festival to mark Tour de France launch (BBC) (3) Bike-Share Wobbles On Path to Prosperity (WSJ) (4) World’s Fair Anniversary Turns Attention to New York State Pavilion (WSJ) Oh no! Come 4/26! RT @TSqArts: So excited for @QueensMuseum […]

Weekend 296.0

“I hope you are teaching Quality to your students.” — Sarah to Phaedrus (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance) (1) Commuting: The Joys of the Brompton Bicycle (2) Northampton’s Traditional Shoemaking Revival (WSJ Magazine) (3) Designer Konstantin Grcic on Dream Cars, Puffed-Up Trends (WSJ) “My greatest passion today is: bicycles, specifically small-wheeled ones. I […]

Weekend 288.0

(1) These 20 Pictures Of Expo 67 Will Leave You Speechless. There Are No Words (1a) ‘Norman Bel Geddes: I Have Seen the Future’ (WSJ) (2) As City Cycling Grows, So Does Bike Tax Temptation (3) Horst Brandstätter My Last Meal: The octogenarian head of Playmobil shares lunch at the staff canteen of the company […]

Wednesday Delivery!

A PUBLIC basket full of #flowers. #PublicBikes #bicycle #bikeporn #bikebasket http://t.co/givewBmSPd — PUBLIC Bikes (@PUBLICBikes) December 11, 2013 (1) Town receives grant for road enhancements (Fairfield-Sun) (2) The top 5 cities for cycling breaks (Business Destinations)

Weekend 286.0

(1) Brompton aims to boost sales in New York (2) Why bike sharing benefits everyone (even if you already own a bike) (3) Masdar: the shifting goalposts of Abu Dhabi’s ambitious eco-city (4) The Tokyo tourist guide (5) Playmobil Xplory Stroller: They say that it’s the little things in life that make us happy and […]

Thanksgiving Weekend 2013 (ISON Edition)

This is a close approximation! (1) Eastern and Western attitudes about life explained in 18 simple infographics Credit: Felicia (2) Drivers Get Rolled: Bicyclists are making unreasonable claims to the road—and winning (2a) Road safety minister to ride Brompton on tour of London’s danger spots (2b) The Safest Suburb In The World Did It By […]

Weekend 276.0

Nice weekend in the northeast (weather-wise). Was able to bike a bit and noticed that the abandoned Free Spirit at the train station has been robbed of its tyres. My home office is in shambles but slowly being reconfigured/reassembled. One of the most amazing things about moving is uncovering and re-discovering “stuff” packed and forgotten […]

Weekend 275.0+

Posting and cycling (sigh) have been sporadic because of the Limestone HQ move (then there were some unexpected technical challenges requiring an entirely separate post) but a return to normalcy is only 6.4 KM away. (1) Bike blog: Experiments in Speed (2) Sophia Amoruso Expands Nasty Gal (WSJ Magazine) (3) The Coveted Halls of the […]

Weekend 274.0 (Baskets Encouraged)

Finished A History of Capitalism According to the Jubilee Line by John O’Farrell and The 32 Stops by Danny Dorling. The latter is a clever work using facts to provide insights into the human geography of London along the Central Line. Also, finished A Northern Line Minute by William Leith last night. It was like […]

Weekend 272.0 (22.2 x 21.5 x 9.8 inches)

Greetings Professor Falken. I love McPharlin’s work. It is like a homage to some of my favorite people and things— Chuck “Chuckles” Bueche, paper, Chris Ware, computers, Harry Beck, music, Cabinet Magazine, miniatures, and the WOPR. (1) Posters of the London Underground (WSJ) (1a) One final lengthy quote from Earthbound (The Bakerloo Line) by Paul […]

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 […]

Brompton US Championship 2013

Drafting a trip report and this one is a doozy! In transit today, but already sorting through photos and ephemeral. Also, came back with something blue and orange. In the meantime, there is a group on Flickr posting photographs. And here is my Top 10 list of things to see and do in Minneapolis (with […]