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.

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 […]

Pioneer Park
June 7, 2011

Henderson (blvd?), Tumwater My first Tumwater location! Here the bikes have been ridden/walked down the trail to the Deschutes River and locked to a narrow log. If there wasn’t a log, they’d be locked to each other. It’s not that there isn’t bike parking at the park, it’s just incredibly far away from where we […]