German Cities: What Can We Learn About Car Use?

Often culture is used as a reason for differences in cycle use. Europeans love to bike, the Dutch love to bike, but two German cities, Munich and Hamburg show how this may not be such an important factor. Müncheners and Hamburgers (I hope the second is the right name) live in very wealthy cities at [...]

The Millitant Cyclist’s War

Living in London I mutated into a militant cyclist.  Cycling turned into biking.  Never stop at red lights. Stay in the middle of the road when you don’t want someone to overtake you.  Get a pollution mask (so you look scary).  Bike faster.  Undercut cars.  Critical mass whatever the weather. I only realised that I [...]