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Pantomime

So what’s this summer’s sport? Tennis? (Wimbledon: Scottish lad done good) Cycling? (Tour de France: Kenyan / South African lad done good) Cricket? (Ashes: Australian lads done good enough not to win) No. It’s Nicewaycode.com bashing. If you don’t know

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Tiny Fixie Riding Robot

You’ve seen Terminator… well this is how it all starts. That hipster riding a “vintage” fixie next to you… Does he have eyes that shine red in the dark, and do dogs go wild when he approaches?

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North East Young Drivers – Staying Alive

I go to a regular business networking breakfast, and one of the other guys there specialises in driver safety training. Lee’s a good bloke, and very hot on the kind of thing that I also see as important – not

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Enough Procrastination

Apparently, “it’s very important that we don’t have too much of a knee-jerk reaction”. Because this phenomenon of cyclists colliding with lorries / other motor vehicles (or more properly, lorries / other motor vehicles being driven so carelessly that they

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Bicycle Powered Helicopter

Great Scott! This ISN’T an April Fool: So all that remains is for someone to build a time machine out of a Delorean and the life I imagined when I was fourteen will be complete.

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Three And a Quarter Minutes of Joy

This via Marc at Amsterdamize. Turn up the sound, press play and hit the ‘fullscreen’ button. Guaranteed to blow away any Monday morning blues you’ve still got hanging around! Anthony’s Putsch – King of the world (official video)

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Do You Reckon I Should Start Shaving My Feet?

Just too funny for words – the Aussie version of Shit Cyclists Say: Just for the record – I’ve never said any of these things. Hardly any of them anyway.

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How To Cycle Up An Impossibly High Cliff

I’ve been mucking about with a presentation for a few hours. It still needs a conclusion (or at least for the final slide to stay in place long enough for you to read!), and a soundtrack / audio commentary. But

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Raleigh Shopper Bike + Free Radical Conversion = Trouble

This via bikehugger.com: the real reason you should definitely not be allowed to bolt a Free Radical Conversion onto your mum’s 1970s Raleigh Shopper: Here’s how they made the beast, which involves quite a large pulse jet (the same technology

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Bike Share – Osijek, Croatia

I go to Osijek in Croatia once a year to teach on a postgraduate programme. It’s a good gig that’s made even better by the hospitality and the places – generally travelling out and back via Zagreb, and Osijek itself

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