HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

On the way to check on Bowers Rock

Written October 31st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The weather on Halloween was perfect for a short bike ride into the country, the object of which was to check whether there was anything new at Bowers Rock. Through all that wind noise on the mike, you may have heard me say “hazelwood.” What I meant was “hazelnut,” of course. Well, at the conclusion […]


Another corona casualty: supply of bikes

Written May 29th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Bicycles have joined toilet paper as an item in short supply during the corona crisis, in Albany as well as across the United States.


Widening the rest of Riverside has to wait

Written May 5th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

So when is Riverside Drive south of Albany going to be widened the rest of the way? Eventually, probably, but not right away. That’s the word from Linn County. A few days ago, Jeff Senders left this comment on hh-today: “What’s new on the road widening project along south Riverside Drive? Connecting from the Grange […]


Not canceled — One way to avoid the panic

Written March 13th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Too bad that winter weather came back to the Albany area this morning. It made for a chilly and wet ride on the bike.


The ‘Idaho stop’ stalls in state Senate

Written May 31st, 2019 by Hasso Hering

All you Albany drivers who recoiled at the prospect of an Idaho stop law for bicyclists, you can relax. The bill is dead. Or at least it appears that way.

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At Talking Waters, an added feature

Written May 30th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

At Albany’s Talking Water Gardens the other day, I noticed something new: Three spiffy bike racks near the entrance. Is that supposed to be a hint to bike riders to leave their wheels behind and proceed on foot?


Thinking of bike tax on a New Year’s ride

Written January 1st, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Riding along the Oregon coast at the beginning of 2019, the old idea of bike taxation kept turning in my head despite the sunny brilliance of the day.


 
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