Members MTB Eugene before the meeting
Last Monday, 60 members of MTB Eugene returned to the Eugene City Council to continue lobbying for mountain bike access to the newly-built Ribbon Trail. This was MTB Eugene‘s second time testifying before city council. This time, they came armed with more reasons why there should be more [More …]
Today's flooding looked like this flooding from March 30th, except that the trees have leaves now.
The Chambers underpass on the Fern Ridge Bike Trail was flooded again at 6pm today. The picture on the left is actually of the Chambers underpass flooding a few months ago, but it was pouring while I was [More …]
You hear people complain about ‘scofflaw cyclists’ all the time. Although I don’t think we’re going to get those who are totally blowing through stop signs, red lights, and crosswalks with pedestrians into a BikeEd class, I do think it’s a great idea for all cyclists to learn a bit more about good riding skills. [More …]
“With any luck, people will fall in love with [biking] and start doing it a couple more times a week — not just during these big commute challenges, but (also) part of their daily lives,” believes Katura Reynolds. – from KEZI
Bikers and Bikettes, it’s time for that WBE feature that you know and love: [More …]
Today is National Bike to Work Day. To celebrate I’m going to post some of my favorite cycling propaganda, and I encourage you to do the same.
Take the jump to read Jim Wilcox‘s recent Register-Guard editorial and view a few pro-cycling videos that have been making the rounds. Please feel free to [More …]
The Eugene City Council listens to testimony from MTB Eugene on April 26th
The recently-formed mountain bike advocacy group MTB Eugene is returning to the Eugene City Council on Monday, May 24th to lobby for the re-opening of the Ribbon Trail to cyclists. MTB Eugene, which was formed in response to the city’s decision [More …]
The following is a press release from Sue Wolling, President of the Greater Eugene Area Riders (GEARs):
“Ride of Silence” Honors Bicyclists Killed on Roads
The Ride of Silence, an annual bicycle ride held to memorialize cyclists killed or seriously injured on local roadways and to promote traffic safety, will be held on [More …]
Sign up for the Business Commute Challenge this week!
The wonderful folks who write the city’s monthly InMotion newsletter have put out a mid-month supplement to help cover the plethora of events happening during National Bike Month (May, silly). I’m grateful, because that means they’ve done all my work for me!
This short supplement [More …]
GEARs inspects the Willamette River Open Space Vision
The Lane Council of Government’s (LCOG) Willamette River Open Space Vision has been making the rounds lately and will be presented to local elected officials in June. It is a vision of what citizens would like the area to look like in 20 years, and LCOG [More …]
Every so often in Oregon, it’s been known to rain. And when the rain comes, Lake Franklin arises from the misty landscape.
Franklin Blvd in the guise of a placid pool
Low tide with automobiles.