Season’s Greetings: A holiday cartoon

Posted by on December 25th, 2009 at 1:00 am

Illustration by Mark Markovich
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Wishing you and yours a very warm and wonderful holiday!

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BURR
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BURR

rudolph in lycra??? Say it ain’t so, Santa!!!

matthew
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matthew

hmmm… the new three r’s? rudolph, recumbant & rapha?

hey burr, don’t be so quick to judge… rudolph might be sporting merino wool!!!

organic and sustainable….

Anne Hawley
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Anne Hawley

Looks like Team Santa is equal-opportunity when it comes to bike types.

Great cartoon. Merry Christmas, all.

Todd Boulanger
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Todd Boulanger

‘The Twelve Lanes of CRC’

On the first day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the second day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me

Two bicycle lanes, 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the third day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me

Three interchanges, 

Two bicycle lanes, 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the fourth day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me 

Four billion dollar debt, 

Three interchanges,
Two bicycle lanes, 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the fifth day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me

Five add drop lanes, 

Four billion dollar debt,
Three interchanges, 

Two bicycle lanes, 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the sixth day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me

Six lanes too many, 

Five add-drop lanes, 

Four billion dollar debt,
Three interchanges, 

Two bicycle lanes, 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the seventh day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me

Seven wonks a-waffling, 

Six lanes too many, 

Five add-drop lanes, 

Four billion dollar debt,
Three interchanges, 

Two bicycle lanes, 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the eighth day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me

Eight surveyors a-surveying, 

Seven wonks a-waffling, 

Six lanes too many, 

Five add-drop lanes, 

Four billion dollar debt,
Three interchanges, 

Two bicycle lanes, 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the ninth day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me

Nine politicians polling, 

Eight surveyors a-surveying, 

Seven wonks a-waffling, 

Six lanes too many, 

Five add-drop lanes, 

Four billion dollar debt,
Three interchanges, 

Two bicycle lanes, 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the tenth day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me

Ten engineers value engineering, 

Nine politicians polling, 

Eight surveyors a-surveying, 

Seven consultants a-consulting, 

Six lanes too many, 

Five add-drop lanes, 

Four billion dollar debt,
Three interchanges, 

Two bicycle lanes, 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the eleventh day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me

Eleven developers plotting, 

Ten engineers value engineering, 

Nine politicians polling, 

Eight surveyors a-surveying, 

Seven wonks a-waffling, 

Six lanes too many, 

Five add-drop lanes, 

Four billion dollar debt,
Three interchanges, 

Two bicycle lanes, 

A MAX line on an Interstate Bridge.

On the twelfth day of Christmas, 
CRC sent to me

Twelve lanes of tolling, 

Eleven developers developing, 

Ten engineers value engineering, 

Nine politicians polling, 

Eight surveyors a-surveying, 

Seven wonks a-waffling, 

Six lanes too many, 

Five add-drop lanes, 

Four billion dollar debt,
Three interchanges, 

Two bicycle lanes, 

And a partridge in a pear tree!

‘The 12 Days of Christmas’
Updated by Todd Boulanger 2009

Enjoy 😉

t.a. barnhart
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helmets! yay! that’s how you ensure a happy holiday (said the guy who lived to see Xmas 2008 because of a helmet).

happy holidays to everyone.

metal cowboy
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Todd – loved the CRC days Christmas – excellent. Happy holidays to ALL.

I Like Your New Haircut
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Very nice Mark.

jim
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jim

merry christmas everyone

K'Tesh
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K'Tesh

Merry Christmas!

Hope you all got something nice (and bike related) for the Holiday! (I got Smartwool socks).

God Bless!

bArbaroo
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bArbaroo

t.a. -#5
I’m with you, I too lived to see enjoy another holiday with family & friends and a new year full of opportunity many THANKS to my helmet.
Happy New Year Everyone!