Yesterday we were invited to Duthie Park for a COP26 photoshoot. My contact with Aberdeen Climate Action invited me along as a representative of Aberdeen Cycle Forum so I took … Continue reading Banned from the photo for my views on helmets
There’s an article in the Telegraph that has got me all riled up. I’m not going to link to it but the headline is something like, “Teenager seriously injured because … Continue reading The helmet brigade strikes again
I was cycling my daughter to school this morning – she is only 6 years old – and a man in a van shouted at us, “You should have a … Continue reading Don’t swear at mothers cycling their kids to school
The Hövding invisible bicycle helmet has received a favourable review from a Stanford University team. We found that the airbag has the potential to reduce the acceleration of impact by a factor … Continue reading Super review for airbag helmets
I watched this video recently of cycling with babies and toddlers on the Dutch Bicycle blog. I won’t say anything about it other than to point out to those who … Continue reading Cycling with babies and toddlers
Once when I was cycling home from school an overweight woman yelled out to me, “Where’s your helmet, Mum?”. I might have been wearing the Hövding at the time, I can’t … Continue reading The helmet brigade
Originally posted on As Easy As Riding A Bike:
I shared some pictures the other day, in an attempt to convey a fairly simple message – that the safety record of the…
I’ve been using the Hövding – the invisible helmet – for a week now and I thought I’d write about the experience so far. I’m wearing it in this next photo … Continue reading The Hövding invisible helmet – a review
I’m 39 tomorrow, boo hoo. Only one more year and I’m 40. That’s scary. Apparently a new computer science curriculum has been launched in English schools as a replacement for the … Continue reading My birthday, computer science, clouds, pauses, and helmets
I thought I’d conduct a poll (see below) to see what readers of my blog think about legislation to make helmets compulsory. One of the things I like about living … Continue reading Should helmets be compulsory?
We have been very busy here. So busy in fact, that I’ve neglected my blog. But I have some great news to report today: we have wheels! Just two, completely … Continue reading We’ve got a bakfiets!