Tag Archives: biking

Another new reality

For me, at least. It’s been ages since I’ve had any bikey news, and am ashamed to say I have hardly been on my bike in the last two years. I’m not sure why I didn’t ride much last year, … Continue reading

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Why do they hide the bike rack?

I needed to go to the library today to pick up this month’s book for my book group (we’re reading The Shipping News by Annie Proulx, my pick) and so decided to take the bike instead of the car. I … Continue reading

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New Bike Lane on Morrison Bridge

Portland now boasts a brand new fifteen-ft.  wide bike lane on one of its bridges. The Morrison Bridge now has a lovely new bike lane, which is expected to draw some of the – get this – 7,000, yes seven … Continue reading

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Sentencing Delayed for Dr. Jekyll (Christopher Thompson)

BikingInLA reports that sentencing has been pushed out from December 3 to January 8, 2010: Update: After checking in with Mary Stone, DJ Wheels reports that the continuance was due to a recent lockdown of the North County Correctional Facility, … Continue reading

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The Dutch know everything!

If anyone has any connections to the city fathers/mothers in their town, see if you can get this to the appropriate people. This is a fantastic video of a UK Parliamentary excursion to The Netherlands to investigate how their biking/public … Continue reading

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How Would You Feel About Rolling Through Stop Signs?

On a bike, that is. As it stands right now, bicycles here in Oregon are required to make like a car at stop signs and come to a full and complete stop. I realize not all cyclists do this, I … Continue reading

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Screeching Halt

Argh. I think my bike commuting may be at a temporary end. The intersection right at the beginning of my ride, just past where I drop the car and start the bike ride, is under heavy construction right now. They’ve … Continue reading

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