where a random English Dane rambles things

Month October 2009

Drivers Behaving Rudely

I found on Treehugger today a story from Streetfilms. About how car drivers are being rude to pedestrians in New York, when they for example block pedestrian crossing. Mark Gorton, publisher of Streetsblog, wants to put drivers on notice of… Continue Reading →

Luxo Jr. from Pixar

Was at the moving pictures yesterday and saw the latest collaboration between PIXAR and Disney called UP. Simply loved it really it lived up to the reputation of these companies. It was good to see 3D really working. Though it… Continue Reading →

The Plug

The Plug from Tout Terrain is probably the simplest, cleanest and neatest looking gizmo that I have seen. When it comes to things that you can plug to your dyno hub and charge other things with. Because it is integrated… Continue Reading →


The E-WERK from Busch & Müller KG can only be the bee’s knees, if it as good as their lights. For all those who do not want to go cycling without their mobile phones, GPS, MP3 players and other electronic… Continue Reading →

Volvo safty car

I’m a bit split with the idea of a car that helps you to drive safely. The reason is that if the car user thinks, well the car is doing the driving I can then do something else. There is… Continue Reading →


I have just signed up with 10:10, Cutting 10% of emissions in 2010. We need to start to do something now, even if it is just a small step at the time.

BioLogic ReeCharge from Dahon

In my search for finding a way to charge my power hungry iPhone while out and about. I found this, the BioLogic ReeCharge from Dahon. Now that is a cool little thing there is not much information about how many… Continue Reading →

Creative cycling

Trying to follow a route on the London Cycle Network(LCN) or National Cycle Network(NCN) you have to put on your thinking hat. Because you have to be a bit creative with your cycling. Signs pointing the wrong way, signs not… Continue Reading →

Prince Philip Designers Prize 2009

We all have know that the bicycle is probably the best invention since the wheel. Just the simple joy of riding it and all the different ways you can use it. In the year that the “Prince Philip Designers Prize”… Continue Reading →

LEGO pop-up house

This is simply engineering in the highest degree, how can you just not love this. Taken from http://www.brothers-brick.com/. And as the poster over there says it takes your breath away. The builder notes in the video that he used 4,500… Continue Reading →

SillyCyclist VI

It’s coming to the time of year that there is a good chance that you will be commuting it the dark. So it will be a good idea to check up on your lights to see if the batteries are… Continue Reading →


Well it looks like I will be in CPH next year for this. Do you think that we can get London to join in and go over there and learn something ? Copenhagen, June 22-25, 2010 The European Cyclists’ Federation,… Continue Reading →

SillyCyclist V

This one is just a general one simply because I see it every day. It is against the law to cycle on the pavement, that is the simple fact. So please don’t do it, here is some reasons why other… Continue Reading →

Say no to phonebooks

The other day I was just thinking what a waste of paper the old phone book is, when I saw the new yellow pages droped outside our front door. Since pretty much everyone have a mobile phone and quite a… Continue Reading →

Gyrowheel Gyroscopic Bicycle Wheel

So this a new take on the dear old training wheels, which are a pain to work with *), this is called Gyrowheel Gyroscopic Bicycle Wheel. I will let the video below explain how it work as it would be… Continue Reading →

Pedal Power +

I have been looking around for something that could charge my mobile phone and mp3 player while riding. I got a SON Dyno hub and wondered if there was anything that would collect the power I’m generating while cycling in… Continue Reading →

A plea to parents

Please do take some interest in your child cycling skills and bicycle. It does not take long or a mechanical genius to see that your child’s bicycle needs some TLC. If you can’t fix it take it to your Local… Continue Reading →

Keeping your bicycle safe.

Simple fact: if a thief wants it, they will get it, so all you can do is deter the ones who don’t want it that badly. The same goes for your house, car and phone. So is recommended that you… Continue Reading →

SillyCyclist IV

The other day I was cycling towards Hammersmith and first time I spotted her was on the pavement. Cycling in and out of pedestrians and then back out unto the road without much looking around. I was cycling in the… Continue Reading →

Learning to ride

Calvin and Hobbes is one of my favourite comic strips, and I just love this one :)

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