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I gots bicycles on the brain.

Posted in Design, Rants with tags , on July 24, 2011 by ccartlidge

Aesthetically this isn’t really my style, but I love the message and propaganda aspect is thought-provoking. Plus: bikes! Check out the link attached to the image and read the article to get the back story. The illustrator is Nick Dewar.

I think I may like this poster because I enjoy romanticizing old-school American politics and thinking about a time when people didn’t consider political fodder to be things like abortion, technology and apathy hadn’t yet ruined our active lifestyles and gastrointestinal tracts (read: fatties working at desks all day. THIS IS YOUR FUTURE AMERICA), men wore pants that fit correctly and no one used the phrase “Fuckin’ A”. But then again: Gender inequality! Segregation! SYPHILIS! I suppose douchebaggery is one of the many great traditions of human culture that simply evolves it’s look every few decades. Like Madonna!

A cyclist, complements of a photographer residing in the great state of California’s Canada.

Posted in Loves with tags , , , on July 23, 2011 by ccartlidge

I love bikes, beards and uncomfortably blurry photographs.

via Fuck Yeah, Bikes and Beards

NOLA Bike Book

Posted in Loves with tags , , on June 20, 2011 by ccartlidge

I hope this counts as planking. Portland may have the numbers, but New Orleans has the soul. (Although as far as I understand they don’t have naked planking! At least not sanctioned naked planking. I’m sending the Naked Bike Ride good vibes. Just another reason to love this city.)