Archive for the 'Bicycles' Category

Hoopy wooden bicycle

The Hoopy lightweight wooden bicycle that you can build yourself. Ever fancied building yourself a wooden bicycle? Well now you can. Woodenwidget offer the Hoopy, a funky, one size fits all, lightweight, easy to build wooden bicycle. Right from the start, the Hoopy has been designed to be as easy to build as possible requiring […]

Foldavan lightweight folding bicycle caravan

The Woodenwidget ‘Foldavan’ bicycle caravan. Here it is in ‘Road’ mode. At just 30 kilos it is easy to tow. For all of you out there who love bicycle camping but don’t like the discomfort or the hassle that goes with it will rejoice in the news that Woodenwidget have just released the Foldavan folding […]

Folding boat towed by folding bicycle

The Fliptail 7 towed behind a Brompton folding bike Maybe it’s because I live on a boat that the idea of things that reduce in size for easy storage appeal. After all, if I didn’t have a Brompton, I wouldn’t be able to have a bicycle aboard. For that matter, if I didn’t have a […]

Cycle lane to St Tropez

Cycle lane to St Tropez. Leica M9, 21mm Summilux In the spring I often find myself working in St Tropez. It’s about 6 kms from the boat and there is a cycle lane all the way now. They built it a few years ago. It was certainly needed. Before the cycle lane you would have […]

Brompton Folding Bicycle

Leica Digilux 2. Brompton folding bike at the town of Erice above Trapani, Sicily, summer 2007 Bicycles are brilliant. They must be one of the best ever inventions that humans can be proud of. Now that we’re getting wise to pollution more and more bicycle lanes are being constructed and this is good news. Because […]