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…


The 19th century bicycle and how it changed!

Whether it’s used as transpiration or leisure the bicycle is a major part of our lives these days. The bicycle is an invention that coincided perfectly with the Industrial Revolution, as it met the growing needs of people to go farther away in a shorter amount of time, and in a way it predicted the…


The unlikely story of how I started cycling

I was reluctant to start cycling years ago. There little that drew me to the sport: a sore backside, chaffing clothes in sensitive areas, burning muscles (though to which sport doesn’t that one apply?), profuse sweating, a hefty amount of equipment I would need to buy. And for what? All for a being able to…