Archive for August, 2010

Portland, Sans Bike

Posted on August 31st, 2010 · Posted in Travel

Took the train to Portland this morning, had a meeting, browsed at Bike Gallery (sadly not finding the pedal straps I’m looking for) then took the 2:50 train back.  I’d.. read more

Pike Street: Good for Drinking, not for Riding

Posted on August 27th, 2010 · Posted in Commuting

Thanks to construction east of the Paramount, my primary route home – up Pine Street – has been closed for a while.  So I escape downtown up Pike. What’s not.. read more

The Dutch Don’t Love ALL Their Bikes

Posted on August 20th, 2010 · Posted in Bikes

A friend living in Amsterdam shot this pic earlier this week – apparently tens of thousands of abandoned bikes are dredged out of Amsterdam’s canals every year.  This has got.. read more

Secure Bike Parking

Posted on August 13th, 2010 · Posted in Commuting

My office building has a new owner, and one of the first things they did was add a secure bike parking room in the garage: Rumor has it they’re also.. read more

Dead Baby Downhill

Posted on August 7th, 2010 · Posted in Uncategorized

I rode by the Canterbury last night; hundreds of folk had turned out for Dead Baby Downhill XIV, the annual urban bike “race”/celebration.  Wish I’d known about it sooner –.. read more