Posts Tagged ‘bikes’

By Fixie Through Lagos, Nigeria

{ Posted on Oct 05 2009 by Bill Zimmerman }
On a decidedly non-techie bent, I thought I'd amplify an outstanding guest post on one of my favorite cycling blogs, Bikejuju. I haven't blogged about bikes in quite awhile. This post from a Nigerian cyclist named Tolu provided me with ...Read More »

Journey to Work

{ Posted on Nov 26 2008 by Bill Zimmerman }
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Categories : From the workshop
This post was inspired by Steve Jackson's "Journey to Work" Flickr video that he posted last week. He encouraged others to participate, so this is my contribution. The place I call home, Buea, is a scenic mountain town sandwiched between Mt. ...Read More »

Meanwhile, In East Africa…

{ Posted on Oct 03 2008 by Bill Zimmerman }
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I’ve blogged on several occasions the human-powered, trans-continental journey of Colin MacNeill—the wandering Irishman who woke up one day in London, decided quit his job at the Guinness brewery and pedal a bicycle across Europe and Africa. Colin's been ...Read More »

By Request: Colin’s Bike

{ Posted on Nov 07 2007 by Bill Zimmerman }
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Since posting my interview with Colin MacNeill, I’ve received a number of email requests from gearheads asking for specs on Colin’s ride (which he has dubbed “Blessed”). So here, without further ado, is all the technical info a budding ...Read More »

Colin MacNeill’s Amazing Ride

{ Posted on Oct 31 2007 by Bill Zimmerman }
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Categories : From the home office
Last week I received a text message from a friend in Mamfé that an Irishman cycling through Africa was on his way to Buea. They indicated that he might arrive tomorrow. I made a mental note of this and dusted-off ...Read More »