fredag 9 december 2011

fredag 2 december 2011

Another of Annas pictures

Here is jet another of Anna Åkessons lovely pictures. Enjoy!

torsdag 1 december 2011

Christmas comming up...

... As seen by decorations in the background of this photo.

Cristmas comming up

Cycle Chic Drawing

Here is a picture made by the artist Anna Åkesson. Anna runs a blog with wonderful pictures she makes herself as well as some personal thoughts and reflections. Do visit Annas blog. There will be another Cycle Chic picture by Anna tomorrow so please stay put!

onsdag 30 november 2011

onsdag 23 november 2011

onsdag 9 november 2011

Warning: slippery leaf season!

Take care in curves and when braking. Wet leafs can be very slippery. It is a good reminder hat winter is on its way and there will be more slipping and sliding to come. However every season has its charm (as seen in picture). Biking in a snowy winter night with all sounds softened by the falling snow... I just cant wait!
Slippery leaf season

torsdag 27 oktober 2011

Narrow Streets

In central Lund you find these narrow medieval streets all around. They are filled with small beautiful old houses and beautiful bikers of all ages.

Narrow Street

onsdag 26 oktober 2011

Death by truck

An interesting article in SVD today says that out of the 7 latest accidents where bikers have been killed in Stockholm 6 were caused by trucks turning right at an intersection. A study by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine shows that trucks were involved in 43% of all deadly bicycle accidents in London although trucks only represent 4% of traffic.

This is totally unacceptable. We can not have vehicles in crowded city's that kill people following simple traffic rules. You should be able to cross an intersection at green light with your bike without risking being killed by a truck!

The solution to limit access of heavy vehicles to city centers is discussed in the article. This has several other environmental benefits as it also lowers noise and air pollution. However there is also practical issues with this solution.

There has, for a long time, been special rear view-mirrors for trucks that gives the driver a better view of what is below him. Making these mirrors a standard requirement for trucks and educating drivers on the importance of using them might be a way to at least start reducing this type of accidents.

måndag 24 oktober 2011