What makes a bicycle great? I remember asking my grandfather the same question about wine before I had amply sampled the wares myself. “Do you enjoy the taste?” was his response.
Author: Jared Bloch
I'm an avid outdoorsman who enjoys marathon hikes and all aspects of cycling including building from recycled materials and trading in classic bikes. I have a passion for elegant but simple “engines” including older Japanese motorcycles and Volvos, and a penchant for off-the-beaten-path brews; all of which he writes about for All About Geneva. On the professional side, I am a humanitarian worker and communications and media relations expert working for 25 years in the realms of refugee resettlement, development and disarmament. I have worked for US-based Catholic Charities, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Catholic Migration Commission, the International Organization for Migrations, InterPeace, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, the International Development Law Organization and the International Labour Organization.
Bike Ride Along the Rhone
GENEVA – “Blue skies, nothin’ but blue skies, smilin’ on me…” Roll or slide through the sunshine?
Renault: from 8 Gordini to Electric Twingo in Geneva
PARIS, France – As a vintage car lover and avid fan of rear-wheel tractor drive beasts in general, I went deaf when my wife suggested I check out the new electric Twingo, Renault will be introducing at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Really? In a brilliant marketing move, she and millions of other viewers no doubt,…
Feeling in a Motor Mood: Cars of Geneva
GENEVA – It is Friday and I am feeling in a motor mood. Here are some assorted classic rides.