HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

It didn’t feel much like spring, but …

Written March 21st, 2021 by Hasso Hering

With a new season starting Sunday, I could not resist the temptation of calling attention to the fact, even though the weather didn’t exactly shout “Springtime!”


Get over the time change: Ride the bike

Written March 16th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Three days into daylight savings time, but instead of ranting about the harm this does to our circadian rhythm, let’s shake it off with a quick little ride in the countryside outside of Albany.


Nine minutes on the southern Periwinkle Path

Written February 6th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Anything new on the southern leg of Albany’s Periwinkle Bikepath? Not really, as I learned when I took a quick look on Saturday.


Seen up close, those sewer grates are safe

Written January 9th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Friday’s short video tour of bike lanes along Highways 20 and 99E (Albany’s Santiam Highway and Pacific Boulevard) caused a least a couple of viewers to worry about the sewer grates as they flashed by.


How useful are bike lanes? Take a look

Written January 8th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

A sunny and mild day in January, a welcome break from recent rains: What better time for a little demonstration of how bike lanes make cycling more feasible on roads that carry a lot of cars and trucks.


Christmas Eve on the Periwinkle Bikepath

Written December 24th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

What’s better on Christmas Eve than a quick bike ride through town, including a short jaunt on a segment of Albany’s Periwinkle Bikepath?


Oregon weather: A question of latitude

Written December 20th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

It was a question of latitude, more or less. And of time, and of where weather systems go in Oregon when they come from the southwest. On Sunday I was riding the bike in Jacksonville outside of Medford. The weather was cool but clear and partly sunny, sunny enough for people to check out the […]


 
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