Category Archives: Lifestyle

Bombay is going green!

The earth’s axis must have shifted back in June of this year. And in this case, that’s a good thing – a very good thing. A Mumbai-based architectural firm won the urban planning and design category of the Cycling Visionaries … Continue reading

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What goes around comes around: Vancouver relives its cycling history

The recent Velo-city Global conference is an event I have been working with for the last eight months, and is a new undertaking for the City of Vancouver. In so far as this gathering of cycling infrastructure expertise, and the … Continue reading

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On being Freshly Pressed…

A wonderful thing happened to me one year ago. Barely six months after the launch of Cyclelogical, my on-line repository for thoughts on a variety of topics, I published a post entitled The Human Spirit. A short time later, I … Continue reading

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Soul sport: much more than the Tour de France.

Bastille Day has come and gone. It’s mid July and cycling aficionados the world over are having to adjust their much-varied, geographical time clocks. For people who follow this sort of thing, it is the height of the professional season, and … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai’s custodians of tradition.

Ten years ago, I was in northern Thailand bicycling, taking in the vibe, and hanging out with a group of young artists as I escaped a portion of a Vancouver winter. My thoughts returned to that time recently, as my … Continue reading

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The greatest gift, and the point of no return.

The point, at which my life changed irrevocably occurred in December 1972. I was 10 years old. My mother, in one of the many examples of her loving, and forward thinking nature, had decided the previous year that she would … Continue reading

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Our Democratic Responsibility.

The people of North Africa and the Middle East continue to protest for their democratic rights, willing, and often paying for that decision with their very lives. Yet, in my seemingly stable, and decidedly more democratic world of Canadian society, … Continue reading

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