Small tacks continue to cause flat tires
on a popular North Portland bike route.
(Photos: Rob Story)
When I reported about tacks in the bike lane on N. Vancouver Avenue last week, I hoped it was just an isolated incident. They could have even been — as one commenter suggested — debris from a construction site near Legacy hospital.
Unfortunately it seems this isn’t just a random, isolated incident.
I’ve now received several more reports of people getting flats from small, sharp tacks and they seem to all be coming from N Williams Ave (which is one street over and part of a north-south couplet with Vancouver). To date, I have
15 17 separate reports of flat tires caused by these tacks.
Reader Rob Story wrote in to say, “Another day, another handful of tacks thrown on Williams. I picked these up somewhere between Rose quarter and Tillamook”… [Read more…]