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24-OCT-2013 Vern Rogers (fotabug fotos)

Bike Riding in Eugene

Eugene Oregon is a bicycle friendly city. Notice what the City of Eugene website has to say about provisions for bike riding -

"Eugene's growing bicycle network includes:
42 miles of shared-use paths,
81 miles of on-street bicycle lanes,
35 miles of signed bikeways, and
5 bicycle/pedestrian bridges spanning the Willamette River
2 bicycle/pedestrian bridges spanning major roads or highways"

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emilymerrell05-Mar-2015 23:32
Wow, this is a really beautiful photo. I would love to have enough free time to go out biking whenever I feel like it. I have been to Eugene a couple of times. I never realized that bike riding was such a thing out there.
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)29-Oct-2013 19:03
Lovely catch! V
Steve Thuman26-Oct-2013 02:35
Very interesting. Lots to wonder about.
Hank Vander Velde26-Oct-2013 00:29
Nice candid shot Vern.
janescottcumming25-Oct-2013 21:49
So nice how she has decorated her bike. A great way to get around. A wonderful photo.
Ruth Voorhis25-Oct-2013 21:32
Very nice capture, Vern.
Frank Brault25-Oct-2013 20:01
A beautiful street candid. If we had that kind of support for bikes, I would probably get out there again. V
Irene Wehrli25-Oct-2013 18:49
Love her romantic style, nicely captured Vern!
Guest 25-Oct-2013 18:05
good catch
Jack Hoying25-Oct-2013 17:02
Did you hire a model for this?? ;-)
I would guess that bicycling in Eugene is very limited by the weather. A great place to bike when it's dry, but only the hard-core would battle the weather to commute on a daily basis. When we were in Copenhagen, I would guess that 75% of the people there traveled exclusively by bike.
Daniel Lamothe25-Oct-2013 16:17
Beautifully composed! V
Laura Milholland25-Oct-2013 15:26
Terrific shot, Vern. She is certainly showing her style. ;)
parrothouse25-Oct-2013 15:20
Never understood casual riding bikes that did not have fenders. Guess I'm old. Good shot Vern.
Walter Otto Koenig25-Oct-2013 15:14
Wonderful candid Vern. Glad to hear the city is bicycle friendly. Unfortunately the city I live is not.
Guest 25-Oct-2013 14:58
Nice image of this bike rider (noticed you chose a lovely lass instead of a guy) :-))
Pepe Zyman25-Oct-2013 14:14
Beautiful composition
mart senior25-Oct-2013 14:12
very nice image, a wonderful pic
Carl Carbone25-Oct-2013 14:06
Nicely captured and documented.
Ed R 25-Oct-2013 13:57
In North America, I think Eugene gets beat out as a "bicycle town" only by Portland. And, Eugene has more fun with their bicycles than most of Portland. Except for Portland's "Zoobombers," Portland takes its bicycles too seriously. I regularly ride through Portland on my $1200 Surly and realize my bike is below the average fare by a couple of thousand bucks. Eugene, on the other hand, just uses the bikes they have.
Stephanie25-Oct-2013 13:07
Excellent capture Vern! Great exercise too! V
Jim Coffman25-Oct-2013 12:35
A very nice candid!!
JSB PHOTOGRAPHS25-Oct-2013 10:34
Really great shot Vern!
Ann25-Oct-2013 10:20
Beautiful relaxing image Vern. They are following suit in the UK encouraging people to ride their bikes more to help the environment.
Judith Barnett25-Oct-2013 08:14
Pretty picture, pretty girl,pretty riding.costume!
Martin Lamoon25-Oct-2013 08:12
Stunning shot of the lady on the bike.
John Ewing25-Oct-2013 08:03
I must try some frilly shorts like that. They'd be a hit on the next PBP.
Marco Valk25-Oct-2013 07:49
Nice catch.
Bea.25-Oct-2013 06:32
Absolutely beautiful shot, such a pretty lady and pretty colours.
Chris Cochems 25-Oct-2013 06:14
What a beautiful model. Very nicely captured. Love the fashion accents, both on her and on the bike.
Janice Dunn25-Oct-2013 05:55
Super shot of this lady on her bike. And Eugene definitely sounds very bicycle friendly
Long Bach Nguyen25-Oct-2013 05:34
lovely image Vern V
joseantonio25-Oct-2013 05:27
Very nice place for a ride.V.
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