Archive for June, 2005

Bike Kiss-In photos!

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

Here they are…the long awaited Bike Kiss-In photos!

Livestrong Ride press conference

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

Just got back from the official press conference for the upcoming Livestrong Ride (25 min. ride from NoPo to OHSU..not bad huh?). Notables in attendance where none other than Jonathan Nicholas (in a black suit no less), Phil Knight (head cheese at Nike), and Craig Nichols (Lance’s doctor). Lots of official-looking people wearing bright yellow Read More »

Report: Bike Kiss-in

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

[Reported by Elizabeth] Last Friday’s Bike Kiss-In was without a doubt the best of it’s kind that Portland has ever seen. It inspired mini-kiss-ins afterward at various intersections, and looks to become a nation-wide phenomenon (look for an east coast Kiss-In ride report in the future). 23 couples rode from City Bikes Mothershop to the Read More »

Report: Museum Tour 2

Monday, June 27th, 2005

Reported (and led by) Carye Bye:6/24 Bicyclists: 8Museums Visited: 5 On a busy Pedalpalooza Friday, one day from the fair, the Small Museums & Collections ride II squeezed in between BonB and the Critical Mass Memorial Ride. The tour began at Laughing Planet Cafe on Belmont where half the group filled bellies with burrito fuel Read More »

Report: Bike n Boggle

Monday, June 27th, 2005

Reported by Carye:6/23 Click here for photos10 bike riders, 25 – 30? at ACME The ride that started with a beer and ended with third place & a flat. About 10 people showed up at Portland Mercury HQ (NE 22nd near Sandy) for the bike ride that took us on an odd route past the Read More »

Report: Happy Hours for Cyclists

Monday, June 27th, 2005

Reported by Amy:6/16 and 6/23While it’s hard to get a very good count, empty cups and anecdotal evidence reveal the following approximate count for the two Happy Hour events: Stoppers and snackers: 50-60 each day Gallons of liquids consumed: 4-5 each day Thank yous and waves: 100s “Get the %^&$ out of my way”s: 6-8 Read More »

Too much Bike Fun!

Monday, June 27th, 2005

I don’t even know where to begin. I’ve done tons of great bike stuff in the last few days. And, there’s some really great things on the horizon. OK, a quick recap: A benefit showing of “The Tour Baby” at the Bagdad Theater last week saw about 700 people over the two nights. Total raised Read More »

Pedalpalooza comes to a close

Monday, June 27th, 2005

…but don’t fret. You can see a bunch of great photos and ride reports on the Pedalpalooza Blog. It was truly a memorable “17 days of pure bike fun.” A special thanks to all the volunteers at Shift to Bikes who make Portland the bike fun capitol of the world!

Report: Atomic War Preparedness Ride

Sunday, June 26th, 2005

Reported by Shawn Granton:Ride date: June 23Figures: total riders: 50 riders all the way up Kelly Butte: most of that 50 riders all the way to Chez Bernard for the movies: about 20 men in dresses: 1 tall bikes: 3? 4? gas masks: a few hazmat suits: 2 authentic Civil Defense hats: 1 confused civilians: Read More »

Report: Eastside Theater History Ride

Sunday, June 26th, 2005

From Shawn’s Urban Adventure League BlogWed 22 June 2005 While the weather wasn’t perfect for this Urban Adventure League ride (there was the imminent threat of rain for most of the ride’s duration, and it actually DID rain for a moment), it didn’t deter seventeen people from showing up at the starting point of Ladd’s Read More »

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