A Penny Farthing for your Thoughts?


They were the first machines to be called bicycles. Although they are now most commonly known as “penny-farthings”, this term was probably not used until they were nearly outdated; the first recorded print reference is 1891 in Bicycling News. It comes from the British penny and farthing coins, one much larger than the other, so […] Read more »

Evolution of a Community

Everyday a little more is learned and the Cycle the Earth community slowly evolves. I still need to migrate the site from the default WordPress theme. I also need to learn a little bit more about SEO. A couple of books from Amazon are now on the way to assist including the WordPress Bible. As […] Read more »

Rome wasn’t built in a day

Since the last post I’ve refined the Cycle the Earth vision (see the about page), added a Facebook Fan Page Like button (hint, hint) and started playing around with Flickr plugins.  Launching a new website seems like and is turning out to be a daunting task.  I’ve learned that WordPress can do almost anything and […] Read more »

It’s Alive!

Cycle the Earth is officially on the web!  My Twitter and Facebook accounts have been setup now for a couple of weeks.  Obviously we secured our Domain Name(s) and Hosting, otherwise you wouldn’t be seeing this.  It took me a good part of a day to setup what you see.  I’m definitely a website beginner. […] Read more »