Tag Archives: commuting

When the path forward is shared

It’s now four months since my commute has changed from wholly on-road riding to mostly off-road share paths. This has resulted in a decidedly more relaxed and pleasant ride now, but an inconsiderate pass (overtake) by someone the other day … Continue reading

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Summer, Sun and… Sweat! Ten tips on how to ride to work in comfort this summer

Do you want to ride to work, but the prospect of arriving drenched in sweat is holding you back? So, what to do? A good start is to make the most of the intermittent hot days in spring to prepare for your summer … Continue reading

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Why I bought a Brompton

I saw a guy with a Brompton folding bicycle in Adelaide a few years ago. It was green and shiny and a fellow was wheeling it past the convention centre. I hadn’t seen a Brompton before but I was fascinated by it. As an architect … Continue reading

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It started with one… My first year with a Brompton

“There’s no point buying a Brompton, then have it collecting dust like everything else. Are we sure we’re going to use it?” I remember Stephen suggesting that we walk up to the shops. I remember most of the conversation – well, … Continue reading

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So… why a Brompton?

Apart from a few years when I first got my [P]s, the bicycle has been one of my transport options for shorter trips. In the past 10 years or so, it’s also evolved to be my preferred way of getting … Continue reading

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