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.

Puyallup Fair
September 19, 2011

I don’t know if there was bike parking anywhere else, but I did notice this while going in the Red Gate. Given how crazy parking is at the fair…and how nice the weather was…you’d think they’d have had some actual bike parking!

Bike messenger pileup
September 18, 2011

5th ave (?), Seattle (Aug 9) According to the friend I was with, this is all bike messengers. Wow.

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.

Group Health
July 16, 2011

Lilly Rd, Olympia I posted this earlier, but this is in actual rain. And where I thought would be sheltered, wasn’t. At least my saddle stayed dry! Note the soaked-through gloves and the puddle┬áin my Xtracycle bag.

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.

Lightpost = Bikerack
July 5, 2011

Lightpost = Bikerack, a photo by Oakwright on Flickr. Regal Cinemas, Lacey

Downspout Bike Parking
July 5, 2011

Downspout Bike Parking, a photo by Oakwright on Flickr. Sushi Train in Lacey.

At the river
July 4, 2011

Deschutes River at Chehalis-Western Trail. It’s not that one really expects good bike parking on the trail, but it does illustrate a basic bike parking concern. The cars that park out by the road are basically self-securing, but bicycles really need something to be attached to! And even then, I get a little nervy having […]

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.