Archive for October, 2011

Interesting spot in Portland
October 13, 2011

This is near PSU, south of downtown. I’m in Portland, OR for a week, and what I’m noticing on this visit is that there’s a lot of bike parking, but very little of it is covered. And in fact there’s quite a bit of fauxverhang as well. But I just like the way the bike […]

Water Street Cafe
October 13, 2011

I was sort of shocked to discover a spot downtown with no bike racks at all. The nearest spot is across the street and down the block in a park, which was not acceptable. I definitely had to work to make sure I wasn’t blocking the sidewalk for pedestrians, too.

Joy Ride Bikes
October 13, 2011

What is it with bad bike parking at bike shops? And what you can’t see is that the rack isn’t even attached to the pavement.