I recently migrated myself from the frozen depths of New Hampshire to the mild, rainy environment of Portland, Oregon. While my snowshoes are now sitting idle, my bike is getting some use again, and that makes me incredibly happy.
Here's a few photos from a short ride I took today up Mount Tabor and out to the waterfront MUP.
Mount Tabor is an extinct volcanic cinder cone, which has a few water reservoirs on it. More details can be found on the Mount Tabor wikipedia page.
This fellow is Harvey W. Scott, an old editor of The Oregonian newspaper.
The ride up Mount Tabor is not particularly steep, and on Wednesdays they close the park to cars, which is a nice treat for pedestrians and cyclists.
Heading across the Hawthorne Bridge on my way to the waterfront MUP.
Approaching the Steel Bridge to cross the river again.
Looking back across the Steel Bridge, with some downtown buildings visible.
For some reason the scaling of these images ended up pretty blocky. As I do more riding around the city I'm sure I'll collect some more impressive ones to share.