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Friday Caption Contest: Rising Tide Edition

First up, the winner of last week’s caption contest. We had some great entries, and it was really tough to pick a winner – in the end, we’ve decided to award joint first prizes to: Lee Kenney for, “Boris, cycling

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Here, You Must Either Be Nuts, Or Think It’s Fun

So there’s a whole lot of to and fro about this: Richard at Cyclelicio.us pointed out that the obvious answer that was missing was "because it’s fun", which seemed to get the Good People Of Copenhagen all vexed – to

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Posted in 'A'-List Blogs, Bike Culture, Bike to Work, Climate Change, Cycle Infrastructure, Everyday People, London, Photographs, Politics, Video

Electric Cars: Why Bother?

Oh, the lies these people tell. Mind you, you can’t really blame them, can you? Put yourself in their position: You run a multi-billion dollar / euro / pound / yen business, employing thousands. For the last fifty years, governments

Posted in 'A'-List Blogs, Bike Culture, Bike to Work, Climate Change, Cooking, Cycle Infrastructure, Environment, Everyday People, Global Warming, Greenwash Detector, Industrial-Strength Sarcasm, London, Marketing, Serious Stuff

People Power Against Big Oil

I got this in my email yesterday (I’ve added in some pictures here to brighten it up): The price of oil is as low as it has been for a while but the oil companies have simply jacked their prices

Posted in 'A'-List Blogs, Bike Culture, Climate Change, Community, Environment, Everyday People, Global Warming, Photographs, Ranting, Road Safety, Stupid

I Used To Like Kitkats

Actually, I had quite a thing about them – especially the heroin peanut butter ones. The Von Smallhaussen pointed out that they were made by NeslĂ© – a company that some would say has a problem with ethics. So I

Posted in Climate Change, Serious Stuff, Video, Where I Shop

Friday Caption Contest – Airmiles Edition

There are some strange bikes out there . . . I’m sure you can come up with a suitably ironic caption for this photo. And if you do, you could win our fabulous prize for this week: A fuel duty-free

Posted in 'A'-List Blogs, Climate Change, Friday Caption Competition

Freeloading, Tax Dodging Cyclists!

Over on IPayRoadTax.com , one of the comments raises an interesting philosophical point to justify why drivers of cars have a greater moral right to use the roads than people riding bikes: "How much extra tax do you think you

Posted in 'A'-List Blogs, Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Industrial-Strength Sarcasm, London, Ranting
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