Archive for November, 2012

More Cheap Fixies

Posted on November 18th, 2012 · Posted in Bikes

Commute by Bike has a review of the low, low priced $219 (shipping included) Critical Cycles fixed-gear bike. It comes in lots of bright colors, and only one brake –.. read more

Campaigning on Blind Faith

Posted on November 16th, 2012 · Posted in Business, Government

It’s been nearly two weeks since the election, and I’m still struck by the comparison between the campaigns run by “community organizer” Obama and “businessman” Romney. One campaign was a.. read more

Building the “Greenest Building on the Planet”

Posted on November 3rd, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

The Bullitt Center, under construction Moving to Seattle over a decade ago from the Bay Area, I was struck by the lack of urbanity up here. For all its big-city.. read more

A Side Benefit of Sandy

Posted on November 2nd, 2012 · Posted in Commuting

Gridlocked New Yorkers are dusting off their bikes.