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Friday, August 27th, 2010, 2:28 pm

Biking, courtesy and applied physics on Portland’s roads

I’m not much of a conversationalist, but even I know better than to try and start one while traveling twice the speed of my intended conversant. As I vaguely recall from high school physics, something happens when velocity meets frequency …

Monday, July 19th, 2010, 2:13 pm

Portland Slow Riders bike at their own pace

In other cities when bicycles take to the street en masse they are cursed, honked at and crashed into. In Portland they are cheered, waved at and photographed. What is the Portland Slow Riders group doing right? Several friends had …