Tagged: bike

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5.5 Years Weird Things in Prague

Darn, I missed it: The milestone anniversary. Never mind. Now I’m celebrating 5.5 years of this blog. It is a weird number for a weird blog about a weird city.

Well-Intentioned One-Way Road

Also in Prague, one-way roads are increasingly made accessible to bicycles in both directions. No doubt, a commendable step. Looking at the street signs, however, something doesn’t feel quite right…

Flying Bicycle Took Off

The flying bicycle, created by Czech engineers and hobbyists, has successfully managed to take off. Now the team only needs to figure out how a pilot could safely operate that machine. I think that...

Bike to Heaven

Now you can contribute to a new memorial for Jan Bouchal – “Bike to Heaven” by Krištof Kintera. The organizers say they still need around Kč200,000 (roughly US$10,000) for silver-coating the lamp post, transport...

Mountains in Prague

I love that video for the festival Zažijte Vršovice jinak (Experience Vrsovice – a Prague township – differently, i.e. with pedestrians reclaiming public space). It refers to the common argument that biking in Prague...

Watch out for the enemy

There are several ways how to cope with the Prague traffic as a cyclist: If you don’t prefer the do-it-yourself way, you may want to switch into camouflage mode. Watch the presentation by Conrad...

Do-it-yourself bike lane

Riding bike in Prague looks to me like tempting fate. In fact, I never dared to try it. Some streets seem safe enough, in others you will inevitably have to struggle for your space....