Archive for March, 2011

Bridge near Kelley Point Park to close through August

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

This just in from PBOT… TRAFFIC ADVISORY Extended North Lombard / Marine Drive road closure for bridge construction (Portland, Ore.) – The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that construction work on the bridge that carries traffic on N Lombard Street over the Columbia Slough near Kelly Point Park will require Read More »

white with red panel landshark custom road 2008

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Year: 2008Brand: landsharkModel: custom roadColor:white with red panelSize:62cmStolen in Portland, OR 97215Stolen:2011-03-31Stolen From: Near SE Hawthorne and 49th, PortlandNeighborhood: Sunnyside/TaborOwner: bryan curryOwnerEmail: chickencurrypdx@gmail.comDescription: black Kona fork, disc brakes, black fenders, black bar tape, dented top tube, bent right seat stay, broken spring in SRAM shifter, bent handlebarsPolice record with: Portland PD

Exclusive: Portland bike maker partners with Audi

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The ‘duo’ from Audi, made by Portland-based Renovo Hardwood Bicycles.– Click to enlarge –

Bike-inspired artists in ‘Rise Again’ art show for Japan

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Rise Again, an art show to raise money for Japan disaster relief, will feature several artists and crafters who are regulars in the Portland bike scene. The list of artists include: former BikeCraft vendor Tiago DeJerk, whose stencil paintings have graced the Pedalpalooza Poster among other things; Skye Blue, one of the founding members of Read More »

Must-see videos: Birds on bikes, bikes on trains, and BRT

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

In the last few hours I’ve come across three videos that you don’t want to miss. The first is the latest from Streetfilms. In their first-ever foray into Asia, it focuses on the bustling metropolis of Guangzhou, China. One of the fastest growing cities in the world, Guangzhou is “winning the future” with the most Read More »

Job: Service Dept. Manager (Western Bikeworks) – Filled

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Job Title: Service Dept. Manager Company/Organization: Western Bikeworks Job Description: This position has been filled. Seeking professional service department manager for new bike shop opening soon. Must have 3-5 years mechanic experience and 1-2 years management experience. Requirements include: – Extensive knowledge of road/mountain/hybrid/etc bike repair – Proven ability to train, motivate and coach employees Read More »

Black/white Orbea Orca 2009

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Year: 2009Brand: OrbeaModel: OrcaColor:Black/whiteSize:60 cmStolen in Portland, OR 97202Stolen:2011-03-31Stolen From: Inside garage.Neighborhood: Reed neighborhood (just north of the athletic field)Owner: David FosterOwnerEmail: dsfoster69@hotmail.comReward: $750Description: SRAM Force components, Zipp bars, headset, seat post, Fizik saddle, Campagnolo Zonda wheelsPolice record with: Portland PDPolice reference#: 11-25311This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Bike to Blazers update: Join a group ride from your ‘hood

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Bring the kids!(Photo © J. Maus) Bike to Blazers is this Sunday (4/3)! I hope you’re ready to show the NBA how we roll in Portland. We still have a few tickets left, so if you haven’t grabbed some already, you can order them online here (don’t forget to use passcode “bikeblazers” to get special Read More »

What’s up with new signs on MAX near bike hooks?

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The old sign only mentioned bikes…(Photo © J. Maus) Now it adds strollers and luggage.(Photo: Mitch L.)

Safe Routes to School Spring Kick-Off this Saturday

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The City of Portland is hosting their first annual Safe Routes to School Spring Kick-Off on Saturday April 2nd. The event will take place at Beach School (1710 N Humboldt) from 10 am – 2pm. More info on the City’s website

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