Bad bicycle design / Pibal: The Resurrection
Cycling

Bad bicycle design / Pibal: The Resurrection

For me Philippe Starck’s Pibal bike for Bordeaux exemplifies bad bicycle design but they are going to bring them back anyway. Continue reading

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The CQP cycle technicien formation
Cycling / Drinking / Language aquisition / Uncategorized

The CQP cycle technicien formation

More than 17 things you never knew about bicycle mechanics that are said to have changed lives (by #5 I’d turned buddhist)

This man lived in rural france for 2 months, what happened after 2 weeks made me cough so hard shit came up into my mouth.

The education system is broken, here are 2139 ways you can fix it. Continue reading

Inventing the Popins: an umbrella holder for bikes
Cycling / Language aquisition

Inventing the Popins: an umbrella holder for bikes

As summer slipped quietly into Autumn, light rains began to leave the pavements of Bordeaux freckled like rustic eggs. Besides making me feel a bit homesick, these rains also brought something strange to my attention. Numerous citizens cycling around in the rain and keeping dry thanks to a little gizmo that attached their umbrellas to … Continue reading