Tag Archives: Moulton

Word on the street: Al Cappello, Portapedal Bike, Tempe, Arizona

“When I get a phone call here, it’s somebody saying, hey, I love the bike, I want to order one for my wife. In architecture it’s hey, one of you guys made a mistake in the dimensions, and it’s a $25,000 mistake. Who’s going to pay for it?” Continue reading

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Bicycle commuters love L.A. And Philly speeders trigger red light.

Interesting report. Who knew 6 percent of all commuters in Gainesville, Florida, arrived by bicycle? Continue reading

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Moulton and Starley remembered. And Giant turns 40.

In 1950s Europe, adults rode bicycles with big wheels and children rode bicycles with small wheels. Then Alex Moulton introduced a small-wheeled bicycle with suspension front and rear, and the 1960s gained a distinctive cultural silhouette. A newspaper in Great … Continue reading

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50 years of small wheels. Fat tires to the South Pole

Haven’t read the book yet (patience, it’s in the reading stack), but I did take 46 seconds to see Elly Blue’s Everyday Bicycling video. See you out there, too, Blue. (Taking the Lane) 50 years of small wheels, that’s the … Continue reading

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Weekly Linker: September 21, 2011

The just-opened Indy (Indianapolis, Indiana) Bike Hub YMCA offers indoor bicycle parking and showers downtown. The mayor says, “We are making great strides to make Indianapolis a more bicycle-friendly city.” (Indy Bike Hub YMCA) Hugh Jackman takes a celebrity turn … Continue reading

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Japan’s Colossus captured by urbanvelo.org photographer

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Austin, Texas, wraps up on February 27, 2011. But many of the bicycles on exhibit have been beautifully documented for posterity by Urban Velo, including the dual-suspension Colossus road bike from Japan’s Kimori … Continue reading

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