Archive for March, 2010

Portland Triathlon named world’s greenest

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

(Photo: Portland Triathlon) The Freshwater Trust Portland Triathlon has been named the “Greenest Race in the World” by Triathlete Magazine. The accolade appears in the March issue. Race owner and organizer Jeff Henderson sent us over a clipping from the magazine. Here’s an excerpt:

Speaking up for bikes at a bike boulevard open house

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Speak up.(Photo © J. Maus) As a follow-up to my post about the importance of showing up to your local bike boulevard open house, I thought I’d share the perspective of Brighton West. Brighton is a reader who attended the open house last night for the SE 101st Avenue project where he encountered “a number Read More »

black Trek Hybrid 1994

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Year: 1994Brand: TrekModel: HybridColor:blackSerial: gq4s2688Stolen in portland, OR 97214Stolen:2010-03-30Stolen From: garage in alley behind 1700 se. ladd aveNeighborhood: Ladd’s Addition/off 12th & HawthorneOwnerEmail: g47q@aol.comReward: Yes/$100.00Description: green dinosaur on handlebars,new distintive kev-lar/no flat tires,down mirror.Police record with: Temporary case # T10001779This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Portland bike parking by the numbers

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

candy blue Specialized Enduro fsr 2002

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Year: 2002Brand: SpecializedModel: Enduro fsrColor:candy blueSize:midStolen in Portland, OR 97209Stolen:2010-03-05Stolen From: NW 10th and MarshalLovejoy Station ApartmentsNeighborhood: PearlOwner: charles edward barbosaOwnerEmail: barbosac@pdx.eduReward: good karma, coffee, unemployedDescription: it is a stock Enduro FSR torn seat http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/SBCEquipPopup.jsp?equipimage=/OA_MEDIA/2002/bikes/enduro_l.jpg&equipmodel=02%20Enduro%20FSR Police record with: Ofc. Patrick JohnsonPolice reference#: 10-20688This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Cheers and jeers for new Morrison Bridge bikeway

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Multnomah County Commissioner/Chair Jeff Cogen.(Photos © J. Maus) After more than 12 years of planning and advocacy a new non-motorized pathway opened on the Morrison Bridge today. The 15-foot wide, $1.9 million facility on the south side of the bridge is expected to become a popular route for bike traffic and take pressure off the Read More »

Silver Airborne Zeppelin 200?

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Year: 200?Brand: AirborneModel: ZeppelinColor:SilverStolen in Portland, OR 97227Stolen:2010-03-28Stolen From: Michigan and BeechNeighborhood: MississippiOwner: Clint CombesOwnerEmail: clintcombes@gmail.comDescription: carbon fiber forks, Black grip tape, random order coffee house sticker(ostrich) on the frontThis registrant does not have proof of ownership of this bike

Q & A with Eben Weiss, a.k.a. the Bike Snob

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Eben “Bike Snob” Weiss in the Wall Street Journal. It was big news on the bikey interwebs yesterday when the man behind the most popular bike blog in the world BikesnobNYC revealed his identity. Eben Weiss is the Bike Snob and his coming out day was a pretty big deal. In addition to his uber-popular Read More »

Neal Fegan’s amazing new ‘sculptural velocipede’

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Neal Fegan, builder of sculptural velocipedes.(Photos © J. Maus) Custom bike artist and fabricator Neal Fegan of St. Johns-based Montana Transit Authority has done it again. Back in 2008 we shared his amazing and functional, sculptural art bikes, last summer he wowed onlookers with his interpretation of a pedicab, and now he’s got a new Read More »

A lane just for bikes means more breathing room at 12th and Sandy

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

New bike lane on NE 12th at Sandy.(Photos © J. Maus) Last week I shared how the East Burnside/Couch couplet project would impact bikeways. One of the biggest changes I warned you about was a new lane configuration on NE 12th at Sandy. PBOT crews installed the new treatment over the weekend and I ventured Read More »

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