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buy nothing critical mass

holy crap! critical mass conincides with the largest shopping day of the year for the united states.
holy crap! critical mass conincides with the largest shopping day of the year for the united states.

that can mean only one thing, a critical mass ride, on it's usual last friday of the month, 5:30 at the north park blocks, to help support buying nothing and going on a friendly ride of sorts. it's getting dark out early and cops have large chips on their shoulders so remember lights( white light in front, red light or red reflector in back)

For some reason, not understood by anyone. the PPB seems to think... 24.Nov.2004 21:45

99th monkey

that we bycycle riders need MORE LIGHTS than are required by our Senators in Salem!!! It seems that if you have a hot-rod Honda with HPS lights in Beaverton, you get a ticket, but if you ride a bike in Portland with only a rear red reflector, the PPB will make up a "new" law, demanding that you have to have a rear light: LIGHT, powered by battery and bulb or LED, above and beyond what state law requires.......... So far, since the September "Critical Walk" down 23rd and Lovejoy, no one has been able to find hair nor tail of this "new" law! HMMMMMMMM...
What to do? Shall we all patronize our local bike shops and buy battery-powered lights? Shall we obey the "law"? Shall we do what we FEEL is right? HMMMMMMMMMMMM...
See you in the Park blocks Fri. :-)

Where was all the Critical Mass on BND? 27.Nov.2004 11:05

Paul T. Laak

Two years ago I was part of one of the best Critical Mass rides I have ever scene with a couple hundred cyclists frustrating downtown Portland on Black Friday after Thanksgiving Day. Now I live on the central coast and I was rying to make this years BND ride but could not... so I called some friends and told them to represent for me. They say like only 20 people showed last night? What gives?