Bike racks are big business – except for me!

In 2008 The Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, in conjunction with New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) and  Transportation Alternatives announced the winners of the CityRacks Design Competition. Since then, the winning design, the NYC HOOP RACK by Ian Mahaffy and  Maarten de Greeve has become the new standard bicycle rack for the streets of New York City. In […]

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Sydney Rides Festival CultureCycle Tour 9th October.

Another successful tour!It was a beautiful Sydney spring day when 20 of us met at Deus ex Machina in Bourke Street to enjoy their brilliant service and food while getting to know each other. Thanks to Glen and Jessy! Brilliant! Deus Ex Machina Deus Ex Machina – what a great bike shop Gilbert and Jeff […]

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Crochet Reflective Vests – A Christmas venture

I was recently inspired by @cubbieberry to develop a reflective vest which could replace the rather unfashionable vests we seem to have to wear when cycling. In response I developed patterns for two vests. These prototypes are made from a Nepalese cotton ribbon and incorporate 2mm reflective thread. The thread gives extraordinary visibility and while […]

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