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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

Cyclists Wear Smaller Smalls

Not sure if you’ve seen this postcard – I think it’s from Sustrans: Anyway, this was confirmed last week with this video that I found on Imagine No Cars : Eeek! Yes, that is a man, that is a beard,

Posted in 'A'-List Blogs, Global Warming, Photographs, Silly Stuff, Video

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

Bicycles & Power Stations: 1

If you’re in the UK (and pay your electromagnetic radiation tax that gives you exclusive rights to the airwaves over mere tax-dodging radio users), you might have seen Bang Goes The Theory on BBC1 last night. The plot of last

Posted in Bike Culture, BikeHack, Climate Change, Environment, Everyday People, Family, Global Warming, Photographs, Serious Stuff, Too Much Information

Greenwashing Cycling Is Counterproductive*

Yes indeed, green IS the new black. Whether you’re painting your nails with Chanel (or fake Chanel – the real stuff is rumoured to be going for around £80 a bottle), trying to put some clear green water between your

Posted in 'A'-List Blogs, Bike Culture, Climate Change, Environment, Everyday People, Global Warming, Photographs

This Means You Too – Not Just The Germans

If you don’t speak German, this’ll seem like hard work for a Friday afternoon – you’re going to have to read the subtitles. But there’s a point to all this, so stick with it to the end. (via the excellent

Posted in Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Video
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