Category Archives: Cycling

Pelerins du climat part 1

Being pelerins* or pilgrims is a long standing Christian tradition.  In the bible the closest thing I can think of is the passover, although other pilgrimages existed.  You might remember Jesus went missing on the way back from Jerusalem celebrating … Continue reading

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Are diesel’s days numbered?

Are diesel’s days numbered?  This has been the question that people have been asking in the last few weeks since the Volkswagen scandal.  People in Europe (not the US sales are very low there) were persuaded to buy diesel cars … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week- 20 minute neighbourhoods

I’ve never heard of 20 minute neighbourhoods until now but saw a link on a friend of our books facebook page.  20 minute neighbourhoods are something that Portland in the US, if not pioneered, is obviously intent on introducing.  What … Continue reading

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train and bike travel

When I wanted to go away to for a romantic break to celebrate my birthday I jokingly suggested to the other half we got there by train and bike travel only.  Its been a long time since I have taken my … Continue reading

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Cycling counter

I was cycling through Edinburgh when I came across this cycling counter.  I hadn’t been that way for a while and was pleasantly surprised.  It looks a bit like TMA1 from “2001: A space Odyssey“.  The cycling counter has two … Continue reading

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Cycling to work

I have just started cycling to work again since I now have found a part time job.  We mention cycling in our book. “Try taking up cycling, not just for leisure purposes but as a regular means of transport. If … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week -cycling strategy

The UK governments cycling strategy has come under scrutiny this week as several people have died on London’s roads.  At the same tine the transport minister for England has suggested in Parliament that cycling will fall in England to 2040 … Continue reading

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Cycling- the answer to peak oil?

The first thing to say is no its not.  As we made implicit (if not explicit) in our book there is no single answer to peak oil.  Is it part of the answer?  For sure.  Transport is without doubt the … Continue reading

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