biking and Covid-19
Covid fears lead to cancellation of Trophy Cup cyclocross series
“I would much rather err on the side of safety. My priority is to keep folks and their families safe.”— Clint Culpepper, Portland Trophy Cup
‘Mask or Stay Home’ graffiti on Marine Drive bike path
(Graffiti on Marine Drive bike path. Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)
Covid-19 news roundup: ‘Locals only’, Historic Hwy closure, slipstream science, and more
It’s sort of amazing to me that it’s been about a month since we got serious about this pandemic and there’s still a major split in local cycling circles about whether it’s a good idea to ride outside and how/where to ride if you do. Mask or no mask? Are rural routes OK? Or should … Read more
Masks, more room, and passing etiquette: The new rules for riding
Many Portland bike riders are already wearing masks. (Photos by Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) The Age of Masks is upon us.
The weekend is here. Please ride responsibly
I never thought I’d say this; but I’m happy the forecast calls for clouds and rain this weekend. With virus outbreak mode at an all-time high in Oregon and nightmarish scenes unfolding across the country, it’s absolutely essential that we stay home and stay isolated as much as possible right now. (If you do head … Read more
Ask BikePortland: Can we still ride in groups if we keep a distance?
As I monitor the news and the BikePortland social media feeds, it’s clear that there remains confusion about whether or not it’s safe to do group rides. While many folks have cancelled them, I still see people out there (online and in real life) riding close together. I’m not an expert, but I want to … Read more
Cycling through the Covid-19 outbreak
It all became very real yesterday. Actually, for those of us following this closely it’s been real for a while now. But Wednesday felt like the dam broke and we finally saw widespread acknowledgment — locally and nationally — that the Covid-19 outbreak is here and it’s time to act like it. With mass cancellations … Read more