Art without engineering is dreaming;
Engineering without art is calculating.

Steven K. Roberts, N4RVE

Future Recumbent Bicycle Cartoon by Daniel Burdick

Around the time the Winnebiko II was starting to give way to the Winnebiko III... before it was even called BEHEMOTH, I landed in Silicon Valley and began getting to know some of my online correspondents. One particularly interesting new friend from that epoch was Daniel Burdick, also a geek obsessed with recumbent bicycles. He drew this wonderful cartoon for me, which I ran in Issue #8 of the Journal of High-Tech Nomadness (published April, 1990; link is to copies in our store). This is such a delight that it deserves a page in this archive…


Daniel and I met via Issue 7 of the Journal, which was on display at Halted Specialties (HSC) in Santa Clara… one of the world’s great toy stores…