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Ginsberg gets his own day in court

[Mark Ginsberg inhis other suit.] Mark Ginsberg is a Portland-based lawyer who specializes in bicycle-related cases. He’s also the guy who represented messenger Ayla Holland in the infamous fixed gear brake trial. Since that case, the Portland Police have continued to scrutinize bicyclists. They’re citing not only brakeless fixed-gear bicycle riders without handbrakes, but several … Read more


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Comment of the Week: 10-11-06

“Most people around here who choose not to wear a helmet do it to look fashionable.” Author: “mike bene” Post: Passing cyclist saves man’s life, makes plea for helmet use “For centuries people have done some pretty silly things in the name of fashion, and right now in portland there is a prevalant bikie/“fakenger” fashion.


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Details emerge on new Share the Road Safety Class

[Circuit Court JudgeChristopher Larsen] Last week, I attended a meeting of PDOT’s Community and Schools Traffic Safety Partnership (CSTSP) Coordination Council and got an update on Portland’s effort to be the first city to offer a traffic law violation diversion class to bicyclists and pedestrians. Back in June I reported on the progress of this … Read more