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Memorial Alleycat for Ali

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Stolen Bridgestone Unknown

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Red/white beat-up-looking Bridgestone, pictured logos now covered with stickers (“My other car is a bicycle”, “One Less Car”, “Reuse before recycle”, “Expect Resistance”). 21 speed. Hybrid-style tires. More Info on Finetoothcog

KOIN covers safe passing bill

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

[Screenshot from KOIN story.Go here to find video.] BTA Director Evan Manvel reports that their Senate Bill 299 (PDF here) got some airtime on Portland’s CBS affiliate KOIN-TV yesterday. I watched the video clip and they do a solid job covering the issue. I’d recommend watching it. They have some interesting on-the-street interviews, some words Read More »

Bishops Barbershop gives bike-friendly discount

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Reader Isaac Harris just sent in word that Bishops Barbershop (3724 SE Hawthorne) is now offering a discount for hearty winter cyclists. Show up with proof that you rode and you’ll get 10% off (or $2) your haircut and “our infinite respect” says store manager Crystal Eppinger. She adds that the deal may not fly Read More »

Seminar: Art and Science of Bicycle Fitting

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Worst Day of the Year Ride

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Racer launches new bike company

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

[Mark Duff in action atAlpenrose Velodrome in Portland.] Mark Duff is well-known in the Oregon road and track racing scene. Since moving here from Colorado six years ago, he’s been a consistent top performer in both disciplines and has been involved with racing for over two decades. Now, the 39 year old former owner of Read More »

More details on SE Foster bike boulevard

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

[PDOT map of planned improvements.Click for larger view.] Over the weekend, Evan Manvel from the BTA joined neighborhood leaders, PDOT traffic safety staff, and City Commissioner Randy Leonard on a ride to envision improvements on a bicycle boulevard route that will bypass SE Foster Blvd. Evan shares this map (at right, click for larger view) Read More »

Juggling store is "serious" about unicycles

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

[This Torker Unistar will set you back $85-105.] Reader Ben Schoenberg wrote me yesterday to tell me about Serious Juggling. Besides all manner of juggling paraphernalia, the Northeast Portland store (and online shop) has a big selection of unicycles. Ben says they’ve sold unicycles for 10 years now and that they can special order anything Read More »

Alice invite reveals Amsterdam influence

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

[Scan of BTA’s Alice Awards party invitation.]