An easy remedy for slippery pedals

If you ever experienced slippery pedals on a rainy day you know very well how dangerous and annoying it can be. It can definitely get you killed, especially if you commute on high traffic roads like me. That problem appeared recently on my bike when I replaced my old beat-up pedals with some new-ish ones….

How to carry your gym bag on your rear rack

Hello there! After 6 months since the last time I wrote a blog post, I felt it was time to sit and write a post about something. The mighty bike is still a very important aspect of my life (almost 12 years on the streets!) and I always have new ideas or bike trips or…

​ The Greek Fondue: Delicious ritual before sleep

​ I ‘ve always liked the idea of Fondue, although I only tried it once many years ago. For some reason, the simple concept of people talking while eating from the same pot is strikingly relaxing and healing for our stress fueled brains. In our version, the benefits are even greater because there are stars…

Cartoon – Ouch Potato: Commuting by car

I have months to make a cartoon for bicyclosis and finally got around to making it last night. I think all of us know at least one guy (I know many) who has an expensive carbon road bike for training only.  And he also refuses to get an other cheaper bike for commuting  (and leaving…

One life, one rule: Be you t-shirt

You probably don’t know it, but I work as an illustrator and designer freelancing on the web. Recently my friend Dimis from iknognito asked me to create an illustration for him to screenprint in his lab (Patras, Greece). I was free to create whatever I wanted, so I chose to make a character that could…

Make your pump smooth like…butter!

When you have a pump for years, what happens usually is the rubber bands inside get dry and the pumping becomes hard and requires more effort. Your options are limited because the usual lubricants are not very friendly to the rubber material inside the pump.  So, what could I use to restore the smooth action…