Tag Archives: commuting

You shouldn’t need to be a stunt rider to get to work

Great video and the message rings true after a “cycling on constant red alert” journey home. As usual it came as little surprise that 95% or so of my fellow cyclists this evening were the usual MAMILs (middle-aged men in … Continue reading

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A life on two wheels

So I started cycling. Having lived in this city for over a decade, cycling is not something that has ever taken my fancy. For most of those 10 years I’ve lived in zones 2 and 3 – i.e. a few … Continue reading

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Family departing visit with grandparents in their commuter helicopter

(via paleofuture) This painting by Alexis V. Lapteff (1905-1991) is titled “Family Departing Visit with Grandparents in their Commuter Helicopter.” It was produced in 1947 and is featured in the Petersen Automotive Museum book, Driving Through Futures Past.

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Vignettes 12/02/09

Painful journey in. I met my ex-neighbour at the station (really nice guy, as is his girlfriend) and we get the same train each day. VVVVVVVVVV.busy. Total pain in the neck. Not a great working day. Couldn’t apply myself. Have … Continue reading

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Winter of discontent

Another difficult journey into work. Train was absolutely packed by the time it reached my stop. Totally packed. You literally had to push – hard – the person in front of you to get on. Lots of tutting and sighing. … Continue reading

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