Bike parking outside
the Tualatin Library.
Bike parking is a little tight in Portland. There’s a wait-list for bike corrals and anyone who rides has probably locked their bike to a sign post, at least once, when all the bike parking in sight was full.
As I’ve been traveling I’ve realized, however, that Portland has it pretty good. There are staple racks on most streets where customers need to park bikes and even Portland’s suburbs, like Tigard and Tualatin, have bike racks at many businesses.
Two other “bike friendly” cities I’ve visited seem to have it much worse when it comes to bike parking. Continue reading
I’ve taken a some bike portraits around Vancouver
, mostly with things much bigger than my Brompton
Here’s seven of them.
This bridge is bigger than my Brompton.
One of the things I love about traveling around Vancouver
, on the Hornby Street cycle track
and elsewhere, is how engineers have made traffic control devices easy to understand by utilizing basic iconography and textures on the road’s surface.
Ground markings tell you when you should dismount and walk your bike.
As I mentioned yesterday
I’m in Vancouver, BC
and right outside my window is the Hornby Street Cycle Track.
This post is coming to you later in the day than planned but I have officially arrived in Vancouver, BC