Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Cycling and tattoos don't mix

I'm judging your crappy tattoo, Pippo Pozzato

Andreas Klöden's gammy Devil

wtf, Sylvain?

And our own Tom Boonen

Cyclists & tattoos: not even once.

As seen on VeloBeats.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015


Never ones to do anything by half when it comes to urban planning, officials in China aim to link Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei into a megalopolis of 130 million people.

Via The New York Times

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

L'enfer du nord, as viewed from the broom wagon

Ayolt Kloosterboer's film of the 2013 Paris-Roubaix, from the perspective of the dreaded broom wagon.


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Adieu - Guy Laramée

Guy Laramée carved is mountaineous landscape 'Adieu' from an Encyclopedia Britannica set.

Pictures from Colossal, via Saatchi Gallery Twitter.

Monday, November 18, 2013


The MAVEN spacecraft before its launch today.

Image from NASA HQ, via @pourmecoffee

Like a Boss

Piet van Kempen, Dutch track cyclist and general all-round bad-ass, taking a break during a six-day event in Wembley, 1936.

via @History_Pics

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Old Irish Book Covers II

Faoi Rún go hÉirinn, Seán Ó Ciardhuáin (Karl Uhlemann)

An Bhuama Deiridh, Deasún Breatnach (Máirtín DeFuireastail)

Fir Chlaímh, Seán Ó Mulláin (Karl Uhlemann)

Slán Leis an gComhluadar, Mícheál Ó hOdhráin (Karl Uhlemann)

Images from Vintage Irish Book Covers