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View Full Version : Willamette Park - near head-on with another bike


Mondofresh
05-07-2007, 01:00 PM
http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?q=&ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=118053296797946511441.00000111d75b8070bc481

Midday Saturday, I was proceeding North on bike path just past sailing center (see map link above). Slowed to about 1 MPH to make the right turn through gate and onto the bike/ped path near condo's.

Southbound biker whipped around the corner going pretty fast. She locked her brakes then swerved right to avoid me and smacked into a pile of boulders. I made sure she was OK, she then proceeded South.

This is a tight little intersection with no visibility of bikers/peds coming from the opposite direction. I've seen lots of near collisions here. I figured I'd post this one as a near miss. I'd recommend everyone go very slowly when approaching this gate.