Archive for December, 2009

Three ways to ride into the New Year

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

2010. Yeah!(Photo © J. Maus) Could there possibly be a better way to welcome 2010 than with a bike ride? We don’t think so, and apparently we’re not the only ones. So far, we’ve gotten word of three bike rides planned for New Year’s Day. For you adventurous souls who aren’t deterred by a 9:00 Read More »

Guest editorial: Planting trees by bike

Monday, December 28th, 2009

“….[Without a bike trailer] it would have been several times as much work to get 3 dozen trees, several hundred pounds of mulch, wood stakes, and several gallons of water to the entire 1/4 mile planting area.” [This article was written by contributor Aaron Tarfman.] On Saturday I went out to be a part of Read More »

Grey/Cream Fiji Sanibel 1 ladies 3speed Cruiser 2006

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Year: 2006Brand: FijiModel: Sanibel 1 ladies 3speed CruiserColor:Grey/CreamSize:17Serial: ICF5E16177Stolen in Portland, OR 97213Stolen:2009-12-27Stolen From: Garage in fenced areaNeighborhood: Rose City ParkOwner: Gary TetersOwnerEmail: garyteters@comcast.netDescription: Standard beach cruiser Like new.This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Get any good bike stuff this Christmas?

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Eleni Maus loves her new bike. At our house, not a Christmas goes by without some bike-oriented gifts being exchanged, and this year was no exception. The marquee bike gift at our house this year was my daughter’s new bike (thanks to her Grandma). As you can tell in the photo, she’s thrilled (more on Read More »

Guerrila crosswalk painted on East Burnside

Monday, December 28th, 2009

This mystery crosswalk on E. Burnside at NE 8th seems to be working.(Photo: Doug Klotz)

The Monday Roundup

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Here’s the news that caught our eye this week. Lots of good stuff here: – Officials in Amsterdam are promoting and building infrastructure for a boom in electric cars, and encountering difficulties matching that goal with the city’s extremely high bike ridership. – Meanwhile, a look at how the energy and carbon numbers would work Read More »

Faded yellow/red/black Gary Fisher Paragon 1999

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

Year: 1999Brand: Gary FisherModel: ParagonColor:Faded yellow/red/blackSize:small adultStolen in portland, OR 97214Stolen:2009-12-27Stolen From: Right outside front door of apt complex, near SE Stark/30thNeighborhood: SE Stark/GoodfootOwner: lee demickOwnerEmail: leedemick@gmail.comDescription: Missing front derailer, has Judy RockShox on front. Smallish men’s mtn bike. Well-used, well-loved.This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Blue Raleigh Super-Record 70’s

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

Year: 70’sBrand: RaleighModel: Super-RecordColor:BlueSize:56cmSerial: ?Stolen in Portland, OR Stolen:2009-12-23Stolen From: SE 17th and Division, front wheel locked to frame (bad idea).Neighborhood: DivisonOwner: Pete De LacyOwnerEmail: pdelacyx@gmail.comDescription: Brewery stickers, everywhere. Black, non-machined Weinmann Fixed wheels. Flip and chop bars with a bottlecap held on by skull and crossbone tape (left only). SKS Stay Dry fender, rear Read More »

Gold Niner SIR9 2009

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

Year: 2009Brand: NinerModel: SIR9Color:GoldSize:LargeSerial: PY9160029Stolen in Portland, OR 97266Stolen:2009-12-25Stolen From: Taken off my roof rack between 3:20 and 3:30 am near 21st & SE ClintonOwner: Bob LibbyOwnerEmail: doghouse@canisstudio.comDescription: Large Niner SIR9 frame, gold, set up as a singlespeed black Niner steel fork Thomson setback seatpost/WTB saddle Thomoson 100mm stem/Salsa flat bars, super wide, 11 degree Read More »

orange/black SOMA Smoothie

Friday, December 25th, 2009

Brand: SOMAModel: SmoothieColor:orange/blackSize:55Stolen in portland, OR 97212Stolen:2009-12-25Stolen From: Garage on 15th and HancockNeighborhood: IrvingtonOwner: Tracy ClowOwnerEmail: tracyclow@gmail.comDescription: Orange frame, black Shimano components. Mainly Ultegra and 105 mix. Mavic wheel set. Grey/Black tires. Specialized saddle. Carbon seat stay and fork.This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

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