Written November 25th, 2023 by Hasso Hering
Flat tires caused by punctures are a fact of life when riding a bicycle. But the physics of just how this happens is not necessarily clear.
Written November 10th, 2023 by Hasso Hering
A few days ago I took the bike to 53rd Avenue in south Albany. The trip on South Pacific Boulevard and back illustrated a glaring gap in Albany’s bike infrastructure.
Written July 14th, 2023 by Hasso Hering
Last summer’s fatal accident outside of Albany reminded us that single painted lines don’t offer cyclists much protection from motor vehicles. So how about double lines?
Written March 30th, 2022 by Hasso Hering
Several times since 2012, I’ve paid tribute in this space to the late Don Stathos, father of the Oregon Bike Bill. And it’s that time again:
Written October 29th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
Watching a video on urban planning and transportation the other day, I heard the presenter refer to “bike gutters.” What did he mean?
Written June 14th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
For years, there’s been a bike lane on First Avenue in downtown Albany. But the lane disappears at Lyon Street, leaving motorists and the occasional cyclist to work out a traffic pattern on the spot.
Written January 15th, 2021 by Hasso Hering
When you’re on a bicycle, how best to keep going north on Highway 99E when you come to the big Y junction with Santiam Highway? It’s easier than I thought.