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Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By Bjorn
It is different in every state but my...

It is different in every state but my understanding is that in oregon video is a ok all the time, but you can get yourself into trouble secretly recording audio even on the street. That Joe Anybody...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By Bjorn
It's no Whistler but I have heard it isn't bad......

It's no Whistler but I have heard it isn't bad...

http://www.willamettepass.com/summer/activities/mountainbiking.php
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bjorn
Police Release Hit and Run Driver's ID, still no charges yet.

So they released the name of the hit and run driver, but apparently due to difficulty in notifying next of kin the victim's id is still being withheld.
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bjorn
still no more information has come out about...

still no more information has come out about this. Anyone know who died or if the driver is being charged in the end?
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bjorn
KTVZ is reporting that the driver was located at...

KTVZ is reporting that the driver was located at his home, so he definitely left the scene, and I assume a witness must have gotten a plate number. Jonathan I know this isn't bike related per se,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bjorn
unbelievable, now they are reporting that the...

unbelievable, now they are reporting that the motorist "was unaware he had hit someone" ie. hit and run, but still they are not citing the motorist. Apparently the pedestrian was not at a crosswalk,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bjorn
Oregonian is reporting that the pedestrian did...

Oregonian is reporting that the pedestrian did die. 91st and sandy is an unmarked crosswalk. I was nearly hit twice crossing at 69th and Sandy earlier this week (once in each direction). Actually...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 07-22-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By Bjorn
Actually the main thrust of supporters of the...

Actually the main thrust of supporters of the Idaho Stop law was not that bicyclists who break the law only hurt themselves. The law would continue to make incidents like this one illegal, along...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,198
Posted By Bjorn
I read the policemans statement, the part I found...

I read the policemans statement, the part I found disturbing was this:

Just ask yourself: What was someone doing riding their bicycle in the middle of the night in a high drug area, just a short...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,425
Posted By Bjorn
Since you use the example I saw analyze what...

Since you use the example I saw analyze what actually happened. Eric did not hurt anyone, and witnesses stated that he was riding in a legally in a straight line at the time of the accident. When...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,425
Posted By Bjorn
It isn't illegal to be drunk on a bike in...

It isn't illegal to be drunk on a bike in Washington and it shouldn't be illegal anywhere.

http://velonews.com/article/3913

We ought to be doing everything we can to encourage people to get...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,860
Posted By Bjorn
As is so often the problem in cases like this...

As is so often the problem in cases like this problems abound when people start making up rumors about peoples private lives. Personally I think it is no ones business what two consenting adults do....
Forum: General Discussion 12-22-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,895
Posted By Bjorn
Moving the transit center out of downtown...

Moving the transit center out of downtown Vancouver is one of the biggest mistakes I've seen any transit provider make in a long time. Beware of folks coming to tell you they can get rid of the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,370
Posted By Bjorn
All their worst fears have been realized: ...

All their worst fears have been realized:
http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2008/12/bank_robber_on_bike_rolls_off.html

Seriously though I don't see how a policy that says they won't serve...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 11-30-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,464
Posted By Bjorn
i havn't been there for the lift lately, but I do...

i havn't been there for the lift lately, but I do recall a beeping siren type of thing that warned of the impending bridge lift.
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,370
Posted By Bjorn
MOTO PIZZA doesn't require a motor

I just happened to bike through moto pizza on 82nd tonight and they were super welcoming... the pizza is cheap, and cheaply made, but the service is great and they thought it was great I was biking...
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By Bjorn
Let's get serious about the level of impact as...

Let's get serious about the level of impact as well. Wilderness areas allow use by large animals like mules and horses, which have a much bigger impact on the land than mountain biking does.
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By Bjorn
I am having a hard time finding Blumenhauer's...

I am having a hard time finding Blumenhauer's response to me at the moment but I am sure that anyone else who wrote to him about the plan to ban mountain bikes from large areas where we currently...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By Bjorn
There is a lot of info here on the PUMP page: ...

There is a lot of info here on the PUMP page:

http://www.pumpclub.org/node/437

We are talking about many miles of local trails that are currently open for mountain biking that he is proposing...
Forum: Newbie Forum 10-29-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 76,327
Posted By Bjorn
I rode the freeway from eugene to Ashland with my...

I rode the freeway from eugene to Ashland with my dad about 20 years ago. Frankly with the wide shoulders it is quite a bit safer than the alternative in places (99W). It is however loud and you...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By Bjorn
Earl talks a good game about bikes, and he seems...

Earl talks a good game about bikes, and he seems genuinely supportive of bikes as transportation, but I could not be more disappointed by his move to ban mountain biking from hundreds of miles of...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,222
Posted By Bjorn
I don't think there is a consensus. In fact I...

I don't think there is a consensus. In fact I think that the most common reason for riding on the sidewalk is a desire to go against the direction of automobile traffic for less than 1 block. ...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 09-16-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,761
Posted By Bjorn
Photographers

You'd be surprised actually by how often I see someone out there with a tripod, sometimes standing up on one of the lightposts taking photos of the river and mt hood. Personally I'm all for turning...
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,075
Posted By Bjorn
not just bikes, but motorbikes too...

Car driver turns into a motorcyclist resulting in a compound fracture, we've seen this movie before, no charges against the motorist...
...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 09-09-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,761
Posted By Bjorn
Interesting, just yesterday as I rode sb with my...

Interesting, just yesterday as I rode sb with my friend ian we were discussing about how there used to be a mirror there and that we wondered where it went... I don't know why it disappeared, but I...
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