Category - Biking

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European Mobility Week in Ljubljana

Ljubljana was one of 1,995 cities that took part in European Mobility Week, which came to an official close at midnight last night. Here, a large chunk of Slovenska Cesta, one of the principal boulevards in the center of town, was closed to...

Clipped Wings and Anti-Fascists –...

I biked over 100 kilometers yesterday for the first time. That may not be a big deal for some people, but for a recovering former chain smoker like me, it is. The bulk of it was from the city of Cerknica back to Ljubljana via Rakitna. Which...

Shooting in the Rain

It was a rainy day and a Monday too, but that didn’t bring me down. At all. A post in a FB group reminded me that I hadn’t yet finished Traces of a Friendship: Alberto Giacometti, a biography of the sculptor that I bought more than...

Self-absorbed bike lane-parking morons...

I haven’t posted pics of self-absorbed bike lane-parking morons for some time, but I just may start again if Ljubljana’s mayor chooses to follow the lead apparently taken by his colleague in Vilnius. The best use of a tank...

Bicycle Diaries Audio Book excerpt

Just a few days after Christmas last year, I was slowly worming my way through the security line at Montreal’s airport reading through the last pages of David Byrne’s Bicycle Diaries. The first security guard stopped me to ask just...

Coming Soon (LJ Pic of the Day)

Is there a better way to restart the LJ Pic of the Day project –as well as re-open the café– than with this, a promise that unparalleled pleasures of the mind, body, spirit and soul lie in wait just around the corner? I think...

Oslo (and other) city bikes

I see quite a few offerings like this for municipally-run bicycle rentals. Pick up the bike at a typical station, like this one in Oslo, and drop it off at another. Any idea that really needs to spread. Everywhere. Rates in the Norwegian...

Self-absorbed bike lane-parking moron...

On Miklosiceva, at about 22:05 on 09-Apr-2009. This is LJ U7-25P. More details about this project here, and check out the eponymous flickr group here. Please, do join us! self-absorbed bike lane-parking moron 000000021, originally uploaded by...

Self-absorbed bike lane-parking moron...

This is GO A8-523, who was obviously in cahoots with fellow Self-Absorbed Bike Lane-parking Moron LJ 91-66F. On Trzaska Cesta at about 20:15 in Ljubljana, 06-Apr-2009. More details about this project here, and check out the eponymous flickr...