ON BIKE CULTURE IN EUGENE | Fine blogging since 2010
Put tomorrow on your calendar, assuming it’s not already there. By tomorrow, I mean Friday, Sept. 28.
It’s The Last Breakfast at the Bridges of the summer.
If you remember from Art History class, this is the Last Breakfast:
It depicts, of course, Jesus and the apostles having bagels and coffee, while chatting about the virtues of active transportation.
Well, Jesus, probably won’t be there tomorrow. But you might find this:
Oh, I’m really, really sorry. I heretofore promise that I will no longer take photos of people eating bagels.
Anyway, the details:
In case you don’t know, the Frohnmayer Bridge is what they renamed the Autzen Bridge. Here is where the event will be:
Hey, here today’s fun fact, something all Eugene residents should know: Who was “Autzen”?
From the impeccable source known as Wikipedia, we learn that one Thomas J. Autzen was a plywood baron who in the 1950s donated $250,000 that lead to the original construction of Autzen Stadium. Like many self-made men, he inherited a lumber company from his father. But he went on, apparently, to invent a glue-spreader that proved an huge leap in the manufacture of plywood. So now you know.