Bicycle Astronomy Makes a Housecall!

Yesterday was my first day on the Bicycle Astronomy cargo bike in many months. I rode to work and then to the grocery store to reprovision the Spartan Manor travel trailer. When I left the store with three bags of groceries and loaded them into the giant pannier on the cargo bike, it was a…

The Song of Saturn

There are some places in the world where it seems to be easy to capture beautiful images. When I travelled in Turkey, I felt like I could have aimed my camera blindfolded and came away with great images. It seems there are similar places of excessive beauty in the solar system, and Saturn is one…

Bicycle Astronomy gets an award!

On Saturday night, the good, hard working people of the Geneva Neighborhood Resource Center held their annual award and appreciation dinner at the Sons of Italy. Bicycle Astronomy was honored with a “most innovative project of 2013” certificate. It was great to meet the movers and shakers of the various, newly constituted “neighborhoods”, especially the…

Bicycle Astronomy Tonight!

Finally a clear night, in terms of the sky and my schedule. Let’s do some Bicycle Astronomy! How about the lakefront park for a change of pace? Look for us (cargo bicycle, telescope, astronomer) by the ice cream stand, playground and the pier. 9pm-11pm.

Bicycle Astronomy at the Bleo Party!

A little over one year ago, a bunch of really nice people threw a fundraiser for the Bicycle Astronomy Project at Microclimate. Brady Leo was one of the organizers of that event, as one-half of the local, home-grown chip music duo Shrimps. Together, Brady and his partner in lo-fi, Joe, held out a hat at…

A guy and his bicycle…

A friend of mine, L., is putting together a book of drawings of interesting things that are part of Geneva’s local, and Bicycle Astronomy made the list. Here is her rough draft of yours truly and the Yuba Mundo cargo bicycle that I use for daily transportation and for all Bicycle Astronomy events. Nice sketch,…