The Monday Night Bike Race Series over at PIR (Porltand Int’l Raceway) is in its 18th year. Because of the wide-open course and sweeping turns, it’s a perfect place to get your first experience racing in a pack. They also make mentors and experienced racers available for questions and advice…if you’ve been thinking about jumping into competitive road racing, you can’t go wrong. I might even drag my desk-jockey self over there tomorrow night for a few laps.
Two women-focused Portland bike companies — custom builder Sweetpea Bicycles and Gladys Bikes bike shop — have formed a partnership to do more of what they do, only better. Check out the press release below for more details… Sweetpea Bicycles and Gladys Bikes Join Forces to Get More Women on Bikes PORTLAND, OR – Natalie Read More »
This installment comes from our friends at Metropolis Cycle Repair on N. Williams and Page. The shop owner Nathan Roll emailed us to share an alarming trend they’ve noticed at the store lately. Here’s what he posted to Facebook (emphases mine): A heads up to all of our friends in the neighborhood. We have had Read More »
Stolen in Eugene on Friday and it might be in Portland now.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) Willie Hatfield, the winner of Portland’s Disaster Relief Trials event has just informed us that the bike he used — a custom Bike Friday — was stolen in Eugene this past Friday. Willie just emailed us to say he has Read More »