Archive for the ‘shopping’ Category

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.

Fred Meyer Lacey
September 18, 2011

Sleater-Kinney & Pacific, Lacey This building has three entrances: one with an excellent parking setup, one that’s not so great, and this one.

Alpine Experience
August 5, 2011

Downtown Olympia A tweet with photos. That is one beat-up A-frame, and of course no cover. (I don’t think there’s any covered bike parking downtown, except at the library.)

Lowes
July 14, 2011

Yelm & College, Lacey This is where I actually park, most of the time, when I go to Lowes, instead of in the normal bike parking.

O’Reilly Auto Parts
June 27, 2011

Bike parking, a photo by Oakwright on Flickr. Perhaps counter-intuitive, but not impossible that someone would want to bicycle to the auto parts store. Looks like one bike is locked to the trashcan, and then the bikes are locked to each other.

Bike parking?
June 27, 2011

Bike parking?, a photo by Oakwright on Flickr. A close-up of the supplied parking at Falcone’s.

Falcone’s Bicycle Center
June 27, 2011

Bike parking, a photo by Oakwright on Flickr. Yep, a bike shop with terrible bike parking. WTF? As linked on Twitter.

Lowes
June 26, 2011

Yelm Hwy, Lacey This spot has the same annoying fake overhang as all the other bike parking in this shopping area. But the more frustrating part of this spot is the difficulty of the approach. There’s a low wall blocking all of the simple approaches, and the breaks between them all have trees planted. What […]

Goodwill
May 24, 2011

Where: College St, Lacey WA This one really needs 3 photos…first is the place where I always park when I go to Goodwill, over by the cart corral. Second is the actual bike parking; what you can’t see is that the rack isn’t even secured to the ground, in addition to being out of the […]