Archive for June, 2010

silver/blue LoGo recumbent trike (tadpole) 2003

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Year: 2003Brand: LoGoModel: recumbent trike (tadpole)Color:silver/blueSize:all 16″ tiresStolen in Portland, OR 97239Stolen:2010-06-26Stolen From: Corbanc condos SW Corbett and Bancroft; nr Barbur and HamiltonNeighborhood: CTLH / SWOwner: Paul WilsonOwnerEmail: paulsdesk@comcast.netReward: Substantial, dep on condition.Description: Reflective tape all frame members; v. low serial number. Mesh seat, bar-tip shifters, hydraulic brakes, front and rear mudguards, rear rack. Painted Read More »

Freight, active transportation advocates look to flex Metro funds in their favor

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Freight or bikes? A Metro committee is being pulled both ways.(Photo © J. Maus) Next week, Metro’s 17-member Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation (JPACT) will vote on a policy direction that will guide them in handing out $20-24 million in federal transportation funds. With scarce transportation dollars at stake these days, freight and active Read More »

Signs of the Tour de France

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

We’re just a few days away from the start of the 2010 Tour de France and signs of the race have already popped up in downtown Portland. The window of Bike Gallery’s store on SW 10th and Salmon features some cool drawings of Tour de France legends. The art was created by Bike Gallery’s on-staff Read More »

ODOT bus ad: ‘Keep an extra eye out for bicycles’

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

While standing on SE Hawthorne Blvd last night I looked up and saw an ad on the side of a TriMet bus that caught my eye… (Photo © J. Maus)

Gray Scott Speedster 2005

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Year: 2005Brand: ScottModel: SpeedsterColor:GraySize:56Stolen in Portland, OR 97201Stolen:2010-06-29Stolen From: Stolen from the sidewalk outside the 24 hr fitness on 4th Avenue in downtown PDX. Lock was cut.Neighborhood: DowntownOwner: Michael MelleinOwnerEmail: michael.mellein@gmail.comDescription: Gray 2005 Scott Speedster, clip in pedals were not installed. It has old style pedals. The wrap on the right side of the handle Read More »

white/green/brown Novara Bonita 2007

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Year: 2007Brand: NovaraModel: BonitaColor:white/green/brownSize:14″Serial: v6xyo1767Photo: http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs015.ash2/34128_532527658658_51701790_31468732_3438167_n.jpgStolen in Beaverton, OR 97008Stolen:2010-06-17Stolen From: Beaverton Transit Center near Canyon Rd and LombardNeighborhood: Downtown Beaverton areaOwner: Jessica StevensOwnerEmail: jesstevens@gmail.comReward: $100Description: Stock except the addition of a red Novara water bottle holder and a clip on the seat post that held the bike lock they cut. :-(Police record with: Beaverton Read More »

Serious injury crash near Ladds Circle (photos) – Updated

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

There was a serious injury crash just north of Ladds Circle yesterday during the evening commute. At about 5:15, I started getting reports from witnesses about someone on a bike that was being tended to by emergency medical personnel. Here are photos taken at the scene by reader Robby Russell:

Vancouver naked biking case comes to a close

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Matthew Vilhauer at the Tweed Ride.(Photos © J. Maus) According to The Columbian newspaper, Matthew Vilhauer’s naked biking case has finally come to a close. Vilhauer was arrested for indecent exposure after biking naked during a Pedalpalooza ride in Vancouver in June 2009. Last month, a deadlocked jury left the case unresolved.

Community mourns passing of volunteer/advocate Richard German

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Richard German1946-2010(Photo courtesy Annie Blooms Books)

Three person ‘bike car’ prototype stolen

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Keep your eyes peeled for this unique bike that was stolen from North Portland last night.(Photos: Johnnie Olivan/Rejuiced Bikes)

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