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Thieves hit Cascade Cycling bike shop in North Portland

Posted by on February 27th, 2010 at 5:50 pm

Thieves broke into Cascade Cycling Friday night (2/26) and stole bicycles and parts.

Cascade owner Ben Bartlett got in touch with us about the news this afternoon. He said the thieves smashed a front window and took several “precious rides.”

Here are the bikes to keep a look out for:


Bartlett, who opened his shop on the corner of N. Killingsworth and Vancouver back in July of 2006 says he’s offering a “handsome reward” for the return of the bikes.

If you have any information about these bikes or the crime itself, please call the shop at (503) 281-0255.

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  • Travis A. Wittwer February 27, 2010 at 6:01 pm

    Lame. I love this shop. It is my neighborhood shop and the employees are stellar.

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  • Red Five February 27, 2010 at 6:21 pm

    anything for some crack.

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  • Mike February 27, 2010 at 11:16 pm

    Lame, but he’s got insurance right?

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  • Mike February 28, 2010 at 4:21 am

    That’s awful. I hope the thieves are brought to justice. Hopefully they have insurance.

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  • aljee February 28, 2010 at 9:28 am

    I’d seen that steamroller in there before and it was way pimp. Definitley deserved a good home. Not this.

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  • Kevin Phomma February 28, 2010 at 9:48 pm

    Wait was the Yamaguchi snatched? Or was it never there?

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  • Tom Daly February 28, 2010 at 11:28 pm

    AAARRGGHHH!!! That’s so lame! One robbed bike shop owner to another, keep the faith!

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  • AC. March 1, 2010 at 10:42 am

    A bike shop window without bars is like a cable lock on a bike. Just a matter of time before someone uses very basic tools to open it.

    There must be a talented welder/artist interested in designing and fabricating attractive and effective security for windows, maybe even on trade.

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  • BikeR March 1, 2010 at 4:28 pm

    Bike Gallery in woodstock has some attractive metal work inside its windows. I am not sure of the artist.

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  • Duncan March 2, 2010 at 7:47 am

    while agree with AC, I deplore the need for such things, and also the negative effect they have on the urban landscape.

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