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06-20-19, 12:23 AM
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Posted By maallyn

Bicycle Tour Of Bellingham Washington Parks

Narrated and mapped tour of Bellingham Washington's Emerald Necklace consisting of 5 of Bellingham's Parks

https://youtu.be/SxY_thSkE1c
05-28-19, 10:15 AM
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Views: 1,549
Posted By maallyn

Two Interesting Intersections In Bellingham, Washington

These two interesting intersections are the subject of a video I put up on Youtube and plan to submit to Access Bellingham TV.

The first intersection is Lakeway where it intersects with the I-5...
05-28-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,583
Posted By maallyn

Two Interesting Intersections In Bellingham

Folks:

These two interesting intersections are the subject of a video I put up on Youtube and plan to submit to Access Bellingham TV.

The first intersection is Lakeway where it intersects with...
05-01-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,937
Posted By maallyn

Was this person a student at the university? What...

Was this person a student at the university? What was the consequence? We have Western Washington University here in Bellingham. Perhaps I should not have the sculpture that has the occasional blue...
04-20-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By maallyn

Not in Portland (10 years) and not in Bellingham...

Not in Portland (10 years) and not in Bellingham (where I live now for 3 years)

Mark
04-14-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By maallyn

Thank you for the pictures! I am curious; how bad...

Thank you for the pictures! I am curious; how bad is it in Portland?
04-09-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By maallyn

Yes, this is the place. the Telegraph...

Yes, this is the place. the Telegraph intersection is the one at the very top of your image. You did not include the two lanes with the concrete barrier; which is above the top of your photograph....
04-09-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By maallyn

Example of Poor Intersection Design

Folks:
After nearly getting killed at this intersection, which is in Bellingham, Washington, I decided to document it via video. Granted, it is very old and pre-bicycle-conscious era, but lets hope...
04-09-19, 12:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By maallyn

Bellingham Washington's Worst Intersection

The intersection of Guide Meridian and I/5 is the worst for bicycle safety. This video shows why and also shows a safe route from Bellis Faire Mall to downtown without using Meridian
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03-18-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By maallyn

New Location For Bellingham's Hub Bicycle Shop

Folks:

The HUB Community Bike Shop had to move due to development. Here is a video showing you how to ride you bide from the old HUB bicycle shop location to the new HUB bicycle shop location.
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03-10-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By maallyn

Nice Safe Route to Bellingham Technical College

Folks:
This is a nice, safe route from Columbia, Cornwall, Sunnyland, and Birchwood neighborhoods to Bellingham Technical College in Bellingham, Washington that avoids use of busy and shoulder-less...
03-10-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By maallyn

Thank you. This convinces me not to use those...

Thank you. This convinces me not to use those type of lights. The only blue i have is part of a rainbow sculpture mounted on the back of my bicycle.
02-02-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,937
Posted By maallyn

Folks: Thank you. I do know that as it's written...

Folks: Thank you. I do know that as it's written in the books here in Washington that I theoretically cannot have any blue lights; although it's unlikely that I would get stopped. What I am curious...
02-01-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By maallyn

Bad And Good Intersections in Bellingham, Washington

Showing Bad and Good Intersections in Bellingham
01-30-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,937
Posted By maallyn

Sorry, I forgot photos. This is a video where...

Sorry, I forgot photos. This is a video where toward both the beginning and end, you will see me in my lighted clothing. Lighted clothing

I don't have pictures of the other guy with blue all over...
01-30-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By maallyn

This is the quietest of the two choices. More...

This is the quietest of the two choices. More advanced riders and far less crowds. Also no need to try to find lodging half way which can be a challenge.

Finish line is great with lots of...
01-30-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,590
Posted By maallyn

Good experience. Also, last time I rode it, they...

Good experience. Also, last time I rode it, they had great infrastructure and support; even ham radio operators providing communications.
01-29-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,937
Posted By maallyn

Anyone Ever Ticketed For Blue Lights on Bicycle?

I am creating a decorative home made lighting system for my bicycle. One of the features would be a rainbow projected onto the surface of the street on either side of the bicycle. This projection...
12-18-18, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By maallyn

It could be considered as supporting a good...

It could be considered as supporting a good cause; CBC is after all a powerful advocate for bicycling in Washington state.
10-10-18, 10:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By maallyn

Yet Another Video of Mark Allyn Running and Biking Around Bellingham!

Folks:

This one is short and sweet. It is about the love from my boyfriend of years ago allowing me to run and bike around Bellingham with all of my lights and colors!
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09-10-18, 01:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By maallyn

Bicycle History Tour of Bellingham's Jail Fails

Folks;
New video of my Bellingham Bicycling History Tours; this one about our Jail Fail's; also includes all new self composed music!

https://youtu.be/D7fcva-Nfno

Enjoy!
08-15-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 799
Posted By maallyn

Loose Bicycle Racks! Beware!

Folks:

Before you lock your bike to that rack, please check to see that the rack itself is secure to the ground. I found two racks that were not fastened down at all and decided to make a brief...
08-13-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By maallyn

Bicycle Racks Not Fastened To Ground

Folks:

Please be careful when locking your bikes to the racks! I found not one, but two racks that were not fastened to the ground at all!

https://youtu.be/Oz5TeG6e1u0
07-31-18, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By maallyn

Updated Bicycle Safety Video in Bellingham

Folks:

I have tried to follow your suggestions and removed the judgemental stuff and made more suggestions and observations in this new bicycle safety video
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07-19-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By maallyn

Wrong Way Bicyclist in Bellingham Video

Folks:

While innocently taking video footage for purposes of production of Bellingham bicycle corridors video, I encountered not one, but two bad moves which caused a near accident. So I decided...
07-19-18, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By maallyn

Wrong Way Bicyclist in Bellingham Video

Folks:

I was innocently taking raw footage video for a Bellingham bicycle corridor tour when I encountered not only a wrong way bicyclist but two bicycles blowing through a stop sign and nearly...
07-10-18, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 466
Posted By maallyn

Bellingham's MoonBeam Bicycle Thief Rumor

Folks:

Some of you may have heard the rumors about the very strange bicycle thief who moons people if they get too close to his chop shop operation on Iron Street in Bellingham. Mooning is clearly...
07-08-18, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By maallyn

Folks: Thank you. I did not make the...

Folks:

Thank you. I did not make the situation clear.

I was right to the center of the lane (not riding center) and there was room between myself and the left hand side of the lane.

The...
07-03-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By maallyn

Creative Video of 2018 Bellingham Naked Bicycle Ride

Folks:

This is a family and work place safe version of the 2018 Bellingham World Naked Bicycle Ride that is not just a voyeur video. It is a work of art that include some historical narrative of...
06-28-18, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By maallyn

Kindly please pass on the left, not the right

Folks;

I am here in Bellingham, and one of my pet peeves are those who insist on passing me on the right if they want to go faster then me.

Please, please, kindly pass me on the LEFT, not the...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-18, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By maallyn

RubeRad: Thank you for the compliments! Mark

RubeRad: Thank you for the compliments!

Mark
Forum: Commuting
06-03-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By maallyn

Video on Commuting in Bellingham, Washington

Folks:

This is part of my bicycling through Bellingham Washington history mini-series for Bellingham Television, but this video has a theme of why it is nice to commute by bicycle here in...
06-03-18, 09:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By maallyn

Bike To Work Day in Bellingham Video

Folks:

This is a new installment of my mini-series on bicycling in Bellingham and history. The theme for this is bike to work day and what it is like to commute by bicycle here in Bellingham!
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05-27-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 117,182
Posted By maallyn

By the way, my youtube channel can be found by...

By the way, my youtube channel can be found by searching for Mark Allyn on youtube. The direct URL is: https://www.youtube.com/user/markallyn1/videos?view_as=subscriber
05-03-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By maallyn

Mark Allyn's TV Mini-Series Riding Bicycle Around Bellingham

Folks:

I have started to produce an ad-hoc impromptu TV mini-series for Bellingham Access Television as well as Youtube of myself bicycling around Bellingham and the surrounding area.

As I...
05-03-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 117,182
Posted By maallyn

Escaped Mental Patient From Intel Oregon Living In Bellingham

Folks:

I escaped (retired) from the great insane asylum of Intel Corporation's Jones Farm Campus in Hillsboro, Oregon in April of 2016. My last day of work, I left the Jones Farm Campus on my...
01-16-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 456
Posted By maallyn

Emergency Repair to Expensive Cycling Clothing

Like any cyclist, I get frustrated whenever any of my cycling wear rips unexpectedly, so I decided to do something about it. I made this video of my journey performing an emergency, yet creative...
01-11-18, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By maallyn

Johnje: Thank you for the offer. Right now,...

Johnje:

Thank you for the offer. Right now, it appears tentatively that the trip may be in August.

Mark
01-02-18, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By maallyn

Suggestions on Route From Bellingham to Edmonds Ferry Dock

Folks:

I don't know if this topic has been bashed about here in this forum previously or not, but I am planning a trip in the spring from Bellingham to Seabeck on the Hood Canal.

The route from...
Forum: Commuting
12-25-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,467
Posted By maallyn

Could you do as I have done before; note the...

Could you do as I have done before; note the license plate, description, direction, etc. Then get off the road somewhere where you could safely and discretely pull out your cell phone if you have...
12-18-17, 04:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,798
Posted By maallyn

You seem to be painting a rather grim picture of...

You seem to be painting a rather grim picture of Eugene that makes it sound like a place like Cleveland or Chicago's South Side.

Granted, I have not spent time in Eugene; I admit that I may be...
12-03-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,798
Posted By maallyn

Okay, here we go: Bellingham: (Where I now...

Okay, here we go:

Bellingham: (Where I now live in retirement), Yes, you are correct. Expensive and job market sucks. However, it is not as expensive as PDX or SEA or especially SFO. My experience...
10-23-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,798
Posted By maallyn

Why? I have had no issues here so far in...

Why? I have had no issues here so far in Bellingham.
10-22-17, 10:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,798
Posted By maallyn

Bellingham

I have been living in Bellingham since retiring from Intel/Oregon in May 2017.

Great retirement home; but job market sucks.

Housing is expensive because of retirement crush coming in.

If you...
09-17-17, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By maallyn

Take the bicycle inside your dorm room?

Take the bicycle inside your dorm room?
09-09-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By maallyn

Well, the only thing that I can offer is that...

Well, the only thing that I can offer is that they have this fitting machine at REI in Seattle. I don't know if it is at the other REI's except that the one in Bellinhgam does not have one. If you...
08-28-17, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,255
Posted By maallyn

Ticketed for taking up lane in Washington State

Has anyone been ticketed for taking up lane in Washington State and holding up traffic?

I have been told by others when I lived in Oregon that it is okay (and suggested) to take up the entire...
08-27-17, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By maallyn

Folks: Thank you very much for the great...

Folks:

Thank you very much for the great help!

Regarding 2nd opinions, I am assuming that it is best to get a 2nd opinion on both the MP-MRI results and the biopsy together? So, that would me...
08-26-17, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By maallyn

PSA was 25 and there is family history

Folks:

Sorry I was not clear. Here is what came down:

1. Family history (father and one of two brothers)
2. PSA 2 years ago was 6; two weeks ago is 25
3. Yes, I did kayaking, walking, gym,...
08-25-17, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,579
Posted By maallyn

Interesting, I rode my bike 2 miles to the appointment to have test

The blood draw for the PSA was about 5 minutes after riding my bike to the doctors office to do it.
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