Bikes, blossoms bloom all over Portland

This weekend felt like the official start of bike season. As if someone turned on a switch, bikeways and paths were flooded with two-wheelers and bike shops were buzzing with customers.

This morning, while riding into work on SE 7th Avenue in inner southeast Portland, I got that feeling I hadn’t had since last summer — that bikes were everywhere.

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I was fortunate to spend a few hours on Saturday in Waterfront Park with my camera to capture this amazing time of year, when both blossoms and bikers are abloom all over our city:

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

— On a sort-of related note, now that bike traffic is ramping up, make sure to read PBOT bike coordinator Roger Geller’s guest editorial from Friday: Riding with courtesy in a city of bikes.

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