Archive for the ‘thoughts’ Category

Long time, no parking
July 30, 2012

So it looks like my last post here was in October of last year. I have a few photos on my phone, I think, but mostly, I haven’t been biking as much. Last October I was away from work most of the month, and didn’t bike much. November – February is always on the slow […]

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 […]

Site updates
June 1, 2011

I added a page with info about bicycle parking ordinances in the locations that I’ve photographed so far. On that note, I’m definitely interested in having more contributors to this site! Doesn’t matter to me what city or state, as long as you’re interested in highlighting bad bicycle parking. I’m working on getting the locations […]

Towards a taxonomy of bicycle parking
May 27, 2011

Now that I’ve been doing this for a couple of weeks, I’m starting to get semi-formal criteria for what makes excellent, adequate, and terrible bicycle parking. Capacity: Is there a rack at all? If not, is there a railing or similar ad-hoc option? Are there enough spots for the number of bikes typically parked at […]

What’s this?
May 13, 2011

I got tired of complaining to random people about terrible bike parking. So I figured I’d just make a blog, with photos. I’ll try to get shots with my bike in the picture. It’ll be either my Xtracycle, which has its own special parking challenges, or my Electra Townie. If you have pictures of crazy, […]