Archive for August, 2010

Another look at the ‘SE Corridor Project,’ Portland’s big TIGER II pitch

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

The “Clinton to the River” multi-use path is part of the $10 million request.– Larger version here – A month ago I shared details of the big project TriMet planned to apply for (in close collaboration with Metro and other partners) in hopes of garnering a piece of the $600 million available from the Obama Read More »

Springwater Trail repaving update (it’s almost done!)

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

So fresh and so smooth. A portion of the Springwater near SE Luther Street this morning.(Photos by reader Jonathan Ragsdale)

black trek 7.3 2010

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Year: 2010Brand: trekModel: 7.3Color:blackSize:22.5Serial: wtuo22o1621eStolen in Portland, OR 97214Stolen:2010-08-31Stolen From: garage in back of house.Neighborhood: ladds additionOwnerEmail: g47q@aol.comReward: $ 500.00Description: brand new bike. black. black bag in back. $Police record with: portlandPolice reference#: temporaryThis registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Boulder’s new way of building “a community of carlessness”

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Go carfree on the day that corresponds to your car color (mine would be Tuesday). Here’s a interesting new campaign that would feel right at home in Portland. This Saturday, the City of Boulder Colorado will launch Driven to Drive Less, a new program to get people to go one day a week without their Read More »

Further clarification from TriMet on transit mall bus/bike crash

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

[Unofficial graphic, not created by TriMet.] Graphic showing location of vehicles just prior to collision.(Graphic: BikePortland)

Blue/White Strawberry custom 650C

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Brand: StrawberryModel: custom 650CColor:Blue/WhiteSize:52cmSerial: SRG7009Stolen in Portland, OR 97201Stolen:2010-08-31Stolen From: garage in Goose HollowNeighborhood: Goose HollowOwner: Andy NewlandsOwnerEmail: andy@strawberrybicycle.comDescription: Custom handmade Strawberry Bicycle. 650C road bike. Campy Super Record. Reynolds Ouzo Pro carbon fork. Signature Strawberry wishbone rear stay. Photo: http://www.strawberrybicycle.com/gallery/view_photo.php?set_albumName=Vintage&id=2007_Cycle_Oregon_014 Police record with: Portland PoliceThis registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

The Simple Bicycle offers bike maintenance, repair classes

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

I noticed a flyer on NE 37th yesterday advertising yet another bike-related business that has cropped up in Portland recently… Flyer spotted on NE 37th.

PGE Park, Whole Foods jump on bike parking bandwagon

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Temporary bike parking at PGE Park was a hit during a Timbers game last weekend.(Photo: Jeff Castro/Bikeracker)

Yellow Cannondale CAAD3

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Brand: CannondaleModel: CAAD3Color:YellowSize:154Photo: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=49712369&id=10716994&ref=fbx_albumStolen in Portland, OR 97209Stolen:2010-08-30Stolen From: My bike was stolen from outside of the Belvedere apartments. It was locked to a street sign on the corner of 20th and Northrup.Neighborhood: NWOwner: Betsy MasOwnerEmail: masmar@aquinas.eduReward: I’ll trade you my Trek mountain bike that I have if I can have my bike back ): Read More »

Event: Echelon Gran Fondo (9/26/10)

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Event Name: Echelon Gran Fondo Event Start Date: September 26, 2010 Start Time: 8:30:00 AM Web Site: http://www.echelongranfondo.org/portland/index.html Event Description: Echelon Gran Fondo in the Columbia River Gorge is a festive and scenic road ride event with distance options of 30, 60 and 100 miles. Team Radio Shack’s Chris Horner rides along as ambassador of Read More »

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