Wednesday, December 22, 2010

the ultimate obstruction

I thought townsend was bad. here's a bike lane in NYC, USA. watchout baby, here we come.

photo by felix salmon 

Sunday, December 19, 2010

winter timez

I don't really know snow, but i love the idea of bikes in snow. calm, crisp, bright, quiet, riding in snow. Here are two fave photos from Flat Black 66 and Amsterdamize.

Let's take a trip down Townsend

I am really glad there's a new bike lane on Townsend, it's good for so many things.
Like unloading your car
It's a great place to take a break from driving your taxi to chat with a colleague
I mean it's really great for unloading your car
oh hai, don't worry if the lot is full you can park your Prius in the bike lane
FedEx loves this bike lane
where else to line up for a right hand turn or back into a parking space?
UPS also love this lane and it's a terrific spot to double park a Mercedes
doubles as a loading dock
buses in, buses out
no need to pull to the right to drop off your fare, that's what the bike lane is for
it's a good place for a stroll
good for pulling out
good for pulling in
and it's for bikes too! this scenario is much better than before the bike lane, I assure you.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

food haul

catering again panda This is a shot of me riding my schwinn cycle truck, cargo bike. I was catering some kind of something and had a couple gallons of herb infused iced teas and a lunch for 10 or so people.
P1050216I brought all the food on this table
and these drinks. The vintage grolsch bottle contains salad dressing.
nom nom.

Monday, December 13, 2010

deck the 'ball with boughs of doug fir

deck the 'ball After the holiday work party, I was delighted to find that someone had decked out snoball in some pine branches. I was very happy and my ride home smelled really good.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

made in milano

made in milano meet frenchie's italian cousin. Hand made by emilio bozzi for legnano in milano. swoon.
P1070686 this mixte is exquisite all decked out in campagny.
nice bike, lady after seeing the legnano locked to a pole and shooting away, i got lucky enough to see her glide down 18th Street. I ran to the stop light to get this shot. click. happy day.

Sunday in the Park

artistically directed I'm really grateful that GG Park provides an east west route through the city.

Me in Motion


Wednesday, December 1, 2010

the taco bike on serious eats

thanks to a special friend (u know who you are, ms. g) i started using the google reader to keep track of all my favorite blogs.  I recently added serious eats to my feed after finding this nice recipe for Red Braised Turkey Gizzards and just when I was thinking I should remove serious eats because they post more content than my brain can process, i came across a feature on the taco bike.  bikes and food are two of my favorite things (I also like basura). I've decided there is serious value in serious eats, so it stays. Taco bike sound and look familiar?  Yes it does, you've seen me on this bike before.   Read full TacoBike post here.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

freeman makes snoball swoon

thanks for parking next to me, freeman.  : )
this beautiful freeman handbuilt parked next to me and I was instantly in love.
copper fork, copper brazing, white tires, beautiful logo, oh my.
and as if the bike wasn't already outstanding, it's coupled too.  there is room for a freeman in my collection.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

a new york bike

This is a shot i found while late night browsing small apartments on Apartment Therapy.  Do I need to explain why i love it?

Monday, November 22, 2010

special head

my camera is not broken anymore. that is why my smile is so big.

two of my favorite things

photo by eyec@cher
 bikes and basura

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Autumn Baiku: Only Bike

its a bike haiku.  i was inspired by this and this.  i  came up with this:

I'm armed with fenders
streets swoosh, silent but for few
whisky warms wet soul

photo: wet portland panda new year's 2010

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

tire dude aka michelin man

Poster antiguo
from a friend's flickrstream, obviously not his original art.  oh how i love this.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Sunday, November 7, 2010

tea time

i gots a mercian frame and fork (with crusty campagnolo headset) at the bike expo yesterday. this photo is the epitome of mercian imo. enjoy and look forward to some bike building chronicles here on wheelright. Cheerio!

tea in the park
photo credit: manchesterwords

Wednesday, October 6, 2010


dear meligrosa,
it was nice to see you the other night and meet ms. diana.  thank you for the photo session with your camera.  i love those those ground lights. you are pretty, special, and nice.
love your freng, ramone-a

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

politics and plastic bags

this is not cool, people.  stop the mindless consumption.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Patron Saint of Tourists- Mr. Narinder Singh

P1020467 When in Chandigar please do visit the wonderful Mr. Narinder Singh. This man got me a bike and rode me around the city, out of the kindness of his heart. Bless you Mr. Narinder Singh.
P1020456 Narinder takes me for the best samosas in town.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

bikes, babies, burning man

A beautiful photo from my friend Aleksy of his child passed out in a bike trailer at burning man. Below is before the bike trailer.
Dirt Devil

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Sunday, September 12, 2010