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Martini removed from bike lane man

Posted by on October 6th, 2005 at 12:29 am

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Benson Hotel bike lane, Portland OR Martini

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  • Inebreated Hann October 6, 2005 at 12:37 am

    He seems so much sadder now. It’s a good thing he’s not advocating drinking and riding anymore though, it was really starting to mess up the city’s values. I feel safer.

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  • Steve Brown October 6, 2005 at 8:07 am


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  • david October 6, 2005 at 8:22 am

    He needs a briefcase or something.

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  • rob October 6, 2005 at 8:59 am

    I always thought that a beer would have been more “Portland”…

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  • H October 6, 2005 at 9:08 am

    There is an extremely offensive “bicon” on 39th and SE Taylor. The image of cyclist wearing a Santa hat might be very offensive to jewish people. Also, he doesn’t have a helmet on. What is that teaching our children?
    When is that one scheduled to be removed?

    Poo indeed.

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  • Andy October 6, 2005 at 10:19 am

    Now he looks like a snakeoil merchant. Add a briefcase and the look will be complete. Or maybe it’s the Pringles guy.

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  • Virginia Slim October 6, 2005 at 11:07 am

    He needs a cigarette to match his frown.

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  • el timito October 6, 2005 at 11:25 am

    I felt bad because I was a biker who had no drink, until I met a biker who had no liver.

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  • colin October 6, 2005 at 4:02 pm

    i feel safer now. i’m glad we have public officials willing to take bold action to correct the city’s most pressing issues. hurrah!

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  • Nate October 7, 2005 at 12:05 am

    You are definitely sober if you can drink from a martini glass while you ride.

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  • hedgehog October 7, 2005 at 10:09 am

    There’s a difference between “sober” and “experienced.” With practice, you should be able to ride a fixed-gear mountain bike without spilling a drink.

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  • Jeff October 7, 2005 at 9:32 pm

    Clearly, it was sparkling cider.

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  • Jon Lon October 7, 2005 at 11:28 pm

    i cant believe they got rid of one silly martini glass, but didnt change either the crack pipe by “crackhead biker” over near north park blocks, or the syringe by “hipster musician biker” near belmont. seems pretty arbitrary to me.

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  • bstender October 9, 2005 at 2:57 am

    hmmm, censored the martini glass but left the syringe and the crack pipe alone…this crime is either a result of heartless discrimination against the rich white elite, OR a desperate act perpetrated BY the rich white eilte to hide the secret to their power.

    This is so obvious: imagine BIKERS drinking MARTINIS. would this not produce a sort of Neitchean “Uber-man”? completely toppling the status quo as Homo Sapien displaced Erectus?

    Long live Homo Velox!

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