nails in bike lanes

Did Oregon City police just catch Portland’s notorious Interstate Avenue nail bandit?

Avatar by on October 1st, 2019 at 9:52 am

Suspect’s car and nail stash.
(Photos: Oregon City PD)

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Man nets big haul of nails and screws on a walk across the St. Johns Bridge

Avatar by on April 2nd, 2019 at 5:07 pm

Part of the haul. See more below.
(Photo: Imgur via Reddit)

A reader shared a Reddit post with us that underscores the poor conditions bicycle riders face on the St. Johns Bridge.

From leaves in fall and gravel in winter, to nails and illegally parked cars and delivery trucks — it sometimes feels like we face a constant barrage of hazards while biking around Portland.

That being said, it’s nice to know people care enough to take matters into their own hands and clean things up.[Read more…]

Want $1,000? Help us solve the mystery of nails in the Interstate Ave bike lane

Avatar by on January 11th, 2019 at 10:20 am

This has gotten out of hand. Let’s catch the perpetrator(s).

Enough is enough. Someone is deliberately throwing nails in a popular Portland bike lane and we’re tired of waiting for it to stop.

So here’s the deal: BikePortland is offering a $500 $1,000 cash reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case.
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