Archive for November, 2010

Turquoise Trek 2000

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Brand: TrekModel: 2000Color:TurquoiseStolen in Portland, OR Stolen:2010-11-27Stolen From: 21st and SE woodward street, Portland.Neighborhood: ClintonOwner: Pooja BhaskarOwnerEmail: pooja.p.bhaskar@gmail.comDescription: Turquoise with hot pink and yellow tape on handlebars and seat. Drop handle bars. Seat falling apart (foam and some black fabric). One sticker for Microcosm Publishing, one sticker for In Other Words bookstore on frame. Red Read More »

Ghost bike, recovered by TriMet operator, now returned

Friday, November 26th, 2010

The ghost bike at SE Cesar Chavez Blvd and Salmon St (photo taken a few hours ago).(Photo © J. Maus)

red alverado

Friday, November 26th, 2010

Brand: alveradoColor:redSize:aproximately 54Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/31892562@N00/5210054456/Stolen in Portland, WA 97202Stolen:2010-11-26Stolen From: back yard between woodard and taggart on 16th ave SE. 2 blocks south of SE 16th and ClintonOwner: michael mackinnonOwnerEmail: mackinnonmike@gmail.comReward: 200Description: sugino crank Shimano 105 front break with yellow cable Eastman handlebars (black grips with yellow stars) Power Grip foot straps *Doesn’t have stickers as Read More »

Anti-tax group, Americans for Prosperity, protests Sellwood Bridge funding plan – Updated

Friday, November 26th, 2010

The Sellwood Bridge.(Photo © J. Maus) Members of the Oregon chapter of Americans for Prosperity, an anti-tax and limited government interest group founded by David Koch and Koch Industries, showed up in force on Thursday when the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners shared their plan to raise funds to help pay for the Sellwood Bridge. Read More »

The tree and bike connection grows in Portland

Friday, November 26th, 2010

A ‘Rider of Yule’ sets off on a delivery.(Photo: Trees By Bike) Like coffee, beer, food, and fashion, you can now add trees to the list of things with a strong connection to bicycling in Portland. This holiday season, a local non-profit that plants trees and a budding business that delivers them will both put Read More »

Job of the Week

Friday, November 26th, 2010

Our featured job opening this week is with Bike Gallery. The family owned, multi-store operation is seeking a retail store manager who will bring their skill and experience to this key position. Click the link for full details and be sure to tell them you read about it here. Good luck! Retail Store Manager — Read More »

Lazer Blue Mongoose Mountain Bike 2007

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Year: 2007Brand: MongooseModel: Mountain BikeColor:Lazer BlueSize:26″Stolen in Portland, OR 97212Stolen:2010-11-24Stolen From: Matt Dishman Community CenterNeighborhood: North EastOwner: Timothy CaputoOwnerEmail: timothy.w.caputo@gmail.comReward: YesDescription: Basic Mongoose Mountain Bike purchased from Fred Meyers.Police record with: PortlandPolice reference#: T10008022This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

E-bike retailer Kalkhoff to celebrate one year anniversary

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Our friends at the Kalkhoff USA retail store in Northwest Portland will celebrate a successful first year in business this Friday. The announcement is below (RSVP is requested, see below for details): 1 Year Anniversary Party at the Kalkhoff Showroom! Please come help us celebrate our showroom’s 1 Year Anniversary on Friday, November 26th from Read More »

Hillsboro gets ODOT grant to improve Rock Creek Trail

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

This image shows the existing gap in the Rock Creek Trail (green) where it intersects with Evergreen Parkway.

Do all-ages helmet laws work? An update from Vancouver, WA

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

What happens in places that have a mandatory, all-ages helmet law on the books? Do injury rates decline? Does bike ridership go down? That’s the conventional wisdom; but is it true? Nearly three years after passing such an ordinance, the effect of Vancouver’s helmet law is difficult to ascertain. Our Vancouver correspondent Marcus Griffith took Read More »