Archive for September, 2010

On Bike Lanes
September 27, 2010

BikePortland posted this video of one woman’s view (along with others’) on the new NYC 1st Ave. bike lane and how it’s not so perfect. Check it out!

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The Dutch Do It Better
September 27, 2010

YouTube – Junction design for safer cycling Netherlands.

a better way for cyclists to make left turns with cars.

Gonna Ride My Bike Until I Get Home!
September 21, 2010

I like the beginning with the transforming Power Ranger-esque bit.

Gonna Ride My Bike Until I Get Home video | On Our Own Two Wheels.

Too Polite
September 2, 2010

Portland drivers, listen up: QUIT, oh please QUIT stopping in the middle of the road to wave me through. Whether I am a pedestrian, a bicyclist, or another car, you are not doing anyone any favors. You are creating a serious disturbance to the normal flow of traffic, confusing other drivers, and creating a completely UNSAFE way for me to cross the street. Don’t be surprised if I refuse. I’m not an idiot. I see that guy behind you who has no fucking clue why you stopped and is about to blow right by. I also see the car on the other side of you who does not realize why you are stopped and has no intention of stopping himself. I see that if I could just cross the street after you pass at normal speed, as I intended to, then all traffic would remain as normal. I see that you do NOT have a stop sign and I do, so don’t stop, please don’t stop—you’re just confusing everyone and creating timing problems for every other being on the road, including me, who now has to adjust to your idiotic “polite” driving. Just GO, people.—Anonymous

via I, Anonymous | Portland Mercury.