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

05-07-2007, 12:00 PM

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.