Cycling: my earliest (and best?) memory

Some of my friends have—or since I’m a bit sceptical let me say claim to have—memories from when they were two or three years old. I suppose it’s possible, though with the way my memory work that feels like an unreal occurrence. Most of my memories start when I went to school round the age…


Environmentalism and the bicycle

When bicycles first appeared in the late 1800s the Industrial Revolution was fully underway. Bikes allowed factory workers to get quicker into cities and allowed people to work at a factory in places they didn’t live. Unlike horses bikes didn’t require food nor did they take up so much space. In quite a few ways…