Archive for January, 2008

Stolen Trek 1 2 T

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

New black Trek 1.2T road bike. Has small red stripe, gel seat, simple black bottle holders, toe baskets, mounts for lights. Front tire is missing white reflector. More Info on Finetoothcog

Live from the Cycle Oregon Kickoff Party

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

The crowd awaits the announcement of this year’s Cycle Oregon route.(Photo: Jonathan Maus)

BTA responds to referral effort: "This is a defining moment"

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

BTA Director Scott Bricker.(Photo: Jonathan Maus) The Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) says they are “shocked and stunned” by the news that a group will attempt to refer the Safe, Sound, and Green Streets funding proposal to the ballot. Executive Director Scott Bricker says they have strongly supported the proposal — which includes over $25 million Read More »

Who’s behind the street fee opposition?

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

The decision by a coalition of business groups and lobbyists to oppose Commissioner Adams’ Safe, Sound, and Green Streets transportation funding package (which passed City Council yesterday) has sent shockwaves through City Hall and bike advocacy groups in Portland. Given what’s at stake and who’s involved, this is without a doubt the most important transportation-related Read More »

Rejuvenation launches employee bike program

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Rejuvenation retail store Manager Greg Kamerer at their southeast Portland location.(Photo: Jonathan Maus) Rejuvenation, the Portland-based retailer of vintage lighting and housewares, has launched an ambitious program to encourage more employees to get to work by bike. The company — which has been in business since 1977 and employs 200 people between its manufacturing facility, Read More »

More samples of the CRC’s bike/ped design inspirations

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Whether you’re for or against the Columbia River Crossing (CRC) team’s efforts to build a new I-5 bridge over the Columbia River, it’s a good idea to stay informed on what they’re thinking about for the bike and pedestrian facilities. On that note, I shared a photo last week taken by a member of the Read More »

Council passes landmark funding proposal; Romain will refer

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

[Updated: 7:26pm] Romain strikes again.(Photo © Jonathan Maus) Earlier today Portland City Council passed Commissioners Adams’ Safe, Sound and Green Streets funding plan. The plan would be a huge boon to bicycling in Portland, with nearly $30 million (out of $400 million total) going toward bike safety improvements. But don’t start the celebration yet… The Read More »

Smith turns in 1,180 signatures, certification likely

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

This just in from the Chris Smith campaign: Chris Smith Submits 1,180 Signatures for VOE Certification This afternoon Chris Smith formally requested certification as a publicly financed candidate under the city’s “Voter Owned Elections” system. Smith, who is running for the Position 1 seat of the City Council, turned in 129 additional qualifying signatures and Read More »

NAHBS preview: Jordan Hufnagel/Hufnagel Cycles

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

The hand and the work of Jordan Hufnagel.(Photos: Jonathan Maus) Jordan Hufnagel made his debut back in November at the Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show. Since then, the 26 year-old behind Hufnagel Cycles has been very busy. I stopped by his shop just off SE Madison and 7th to see what he’s got up his sleeve Read More »

Stolen Surly Karate Monkey

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Unusual Surly Karate Monkey with LOTS of reflective tape, drop handlebars, studded tires, Titanico saddle, high power homebrew light system w/ running lights, Chariot Sidecarrier child trailer mount. More Info on Finetoothcog

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