Archive for November, 2007

Annual Holiday Bike Drive is about much more than free bikes

Friday, November 30th, 2007

A scenes from last year’s event.(Photos © Jonathan Maus) On Sunday, December 9th, 519 Portland kids will receive a shiny recycled bicycle, lovingly prepped and polished by an army of volunteers. But despite the heart-warming smiles of anxious kids ready to pedal their new rigs, handing off the bike is just one part of this Read More »

Stolen Gary Fisher Supercaliber Carbon Fiber

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Dark green mountain bike shocks/ hard tail with white surfer sticker between handle bars More Info on Finetoothcog

Stolen Gary Fisher Supercaliber 1995 Carbon Fiber

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Bike well used but in good condition with new flat pedals. White Surfer sticker on handle bar stem. More Info on Finetoothcog

UPDATE: Portland will pick bike-sharing vendor next week

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

[Update: 12/6, 9:47pm (see below)] Photo: Ethan Jewett Commissioner Sam Adams’ office has put together a panel to review the proposals of the three companies who responded to their request to implement a bike-sharing system in Portland. The request called for a company that could manage the “delivery and operation of a bicycle fleet [numbering Read More »

Finalists chosen for Zoobomb Pyle rack project

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

The Pyle, at its current location on SW 9th.(Photos © Jonathan Maus) Even though it’s been over a year since Zoobombers first met with PDOT about it, the process to integrate the iconic mound of mini-bikes known as the Zoobomb Pyle into a piece of official public art is now moving along quickly. After the Read More »

Stolen 2006 Trek 4300

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

blue on front fork and stem. silver on most of body and tail. More Info on Finetoothcog

Going deep in a quest for The Grail

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Steven Hunter dove deep in the Willamette to uncover his piece of The Grail.(Photos courtesy Brian Ellin) So much of what makes the Cross Crusade a success has little to do with racing bikes. Take for example the Quest for The Grail. The Quest is a contest dreamed up by Crusade director Brad Ross, and Read More »

Metal Cowboy at River City Bicycles

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Metal Cowboy Homepage Come bask in stories from the road courtesy of adventure dad, bike touring juggernaut, author, comedian, Joe “Metal Cowboy” Kurmaskie. Hosted by River City Bicycles (706 SE MLK Blvd) with free beer, food, and prizes.

Lake Oswego Holiday Bike Drive

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Official Event Website Community Cycling Center & Exchange Cycle Tours Holiday Bike Drive DATE: Dec. 1st, 2007 Time: 11 AM – 4 PM (12:30 PM – 4PM at Athey Creek) Locations: Lake Grove Albertson’s Grocery Store 16199 Boones Ferry Rd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035 Athey Creek Middle School (at the Girl Scouts’ Trefoil Bazaar Event) Read More »

Development Charges approved; bike improvements get funding boost

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Three months ago, I reported that PDOT had finalized their list of projects to be funded through the Transportation System Development Charges (TSDC) program. This program assesses one-time fees to new development and redevelopment to help pay for transportation improvements. Now that the list has been approved by City Council, the following projects will receive Read More »

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