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Aixe Djelal
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Travelers fully loaded. So many people camping on the streets of Portland, walking around with huge packs. #handlebartography
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+Curtis Wenzel Possibly! Though I took this about a week before Sasquatch.
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Perfect day for a mellow ride up Mt. Tabor in the sunshine with sunscreen on our pasty white Portland selves (yes, I'm wearing a butt pack. Sigh.).
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+Ben Folsom pink, man, pink!
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Matt just adjusted his handlebars and he's super excited! #portland
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🎶I don't know why he swallowed a fly. Perhaps he'll die....🎶
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Ride report: an increasing number of cyclists seem to take phone calls while riding. Sure, their bike handling skills suffer, but I do enjoy overhearing their conversations. People seem to think that if they are on the phone, they should speak VERY LOUDLY and yet somehow their conversation remains completely private. Today I learned from the lady behind me that Dane is on work release now! Yay! It's so good that he can get out of prison even for a few hours, although he does have to go all the way across the lake. (Hopefully he has a boat and a waterproof electronic ankle bracelet.)
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+Robert Clark It can handle wind noise as it is mounted quite low .
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Little black cloud #helmetography
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+Rob While the children of the cars start moaning and putting their foot down risking lives to 'escape' the rain .
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Springtime along Portland's west side waterfront #helmetography
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Just great pictures aixe
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First Trump sticker I've seen in Southeast Portland. Poor truck window looks like it took the brunt of it. #drumpf #makeamericastupidagain
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+Simon Frith We all have a little fucktard in us .
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Waiting at the light next to Hollywood Vintage that sells vintage prescription eyewear. Hopefully this means they put YOUR prescription into vintage frames!#helmetography
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+Chris Underwood hopefully so!
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UPDATE: all gone!
Hey bike commuter friends, I have two of these Bicycle Transportation Alliance of Oregon caps that I'd like to give away. As you can see, my hair doesn't tolerate caps. First two people who say they want them can have them. I'll mail them in or outside the US. 
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I was thinking of this video :-)

https://youtu.be/TfsDPymfvwg
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People with pants, take note: finally there is a practical wearable on the market. I don't need a clunky watch to tell me that I have a pulse, but I sure do want to know when my fly is down. #technologynews  
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My pants already tell me - old invention does the trick. It is called a draft... Air, who would have thought?!?
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Here's a brief poem for a bleary morning after a sleepless night:
SK8R4Life, F*CK UR 2am kick flips on my street. Go home to UR mom's basement and let's all get some ZZZZs.
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+Steve Webster I know what you mean. FB is less substantive in its responses. I left FB in November and don't miss it a bit. I would rather connect with people I don't know in person, but feel like I have more in common with than people I knew in high school with whom I have nothing in common.
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I was cycling home over the Morrison Bridge, and this guy was walking toward me, holding a skateboard, squarely in the bike lane. He was determined not to move, so I rode around him. Looking back at this photo, I understand why he would not move: he was walking the line. #helmetography
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Zombie.
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Introduction
Year-round bike commuter in Portland, Oregon. Perpetually curious about humans, technology, transportation, the arts and the future.

I've been taking helmet camera stills of my Portland rides since May 2013. All #helmetography taken using a Contour Roam2 helmet camera set to intervelometer mode. The camera automatically snaps a photo every three seconds. I can only change the interval or switch to video by plugging the camera into my computer, but that has never been a hindrance. I usually wear the helmet camera pointing backwards. The camera looks like a cylindrical light, so most people don't realize that I've got a camera on my head.

I tried a GoPro Hero 4 because it offers 12-megapixel stills (compared to the Roam2's 5-megapixels), you can shoot photos manually as well as automatically, and you can change settings in the camera itself, on the fly. I wound up returning the GoPro because the quality of the photos was washed out and overexposed, even after I adjusted settings to accommodate sunlight. When sunlight hits the lens directly, the photos appear hazy and faded. I liked the ease of use of the GoPro, but the photo quality just wasn't good enough compared to the Contour Roam2. 

All my non-helmet photography is taken with either a Sony a5000 digital SLR or an iPhone.
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Helmetography blog at www.bicyclehead.com
Education
  • Reed College
    BA, Dance and Literature
Dr. Barreto is a terrific optometrist. He is excellent at explaining eye health and is a great listener, focused on understanding the needs of the patient before determining what kind of prescription they need. Eyes on Broadway is a lovely facility, clean, welcoming and comfortable. The staff is great - very helpful in setting appointments and helping the customer find the right frames. And the frames! Great selection. This is one doctor appointment I actually look forward to keeping.
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reviewed a month ago
Everything about Cibo is just so right that I keep going back there. The food is terrific (excellent ingredients, expertly prepared), the service is excellent and the design of the restaurant is both stylish and relaxed. My favorites are the Insalata di Polpo (grilled octopus over fried potatoes and arugula salad) and the roasted cannelini beans. The pizzas are great too, and they make a fantastic hot toddy.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
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Insultingly expensive mediocre to bad wine. We tried a Chardonnay, a Tempranillo and a Riesling. The first two were just okay. The Riesling was undrinkable (unanimous agreement by all four people who tried it). Beware of the first price on the menu, which seems reasonable for a glass, but is actually for a small taste of wine. The cheapest glass of wine is $13, and it's not a very generous pour. Too bad, as it's a cute neighborhood place that I was prepared to like.
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