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White Fuji Newest 1.0 2009

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Year: 2009Brand: FujiModel: Newest 1.0Color:WhiteSize:50 cmPhoto: http://bikereviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/fuji-newest-1-0-2010-road-bike.jpgStolen in Portland, OR 97217Stolen:2011-04-18Stolen From: In front of Red Robin on the corner of Multnomah and Grand St.Neighborhood: North East Loyde DistrictOwner: Jonathan harrisOwnerEmail: nqazn@hotmail.comReward: 100 $Description: Clip in pedals with planet bike fenders (the skinny kind)This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Coming soon to Portland: A 14-person 'party bike'

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Get ready Portland!

From tall-bikes to cargo-trikes, Portland is full of interesting, pedal-powered vehicles. Now you can add a party bike (or "cycle pub" as they're sometimes known) to that list.
55-year old Northeast Portland resident John Boblett says he'll start taking reservations for his "Pedalounge" 14-person-powered bike in the next few weeks. Boblett, a former bartender [...]

New research explores cost of bikes/transit integration (Updated)

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Crowded.(Photos © J. Maus)

A new report funded by the US Department of Transportation and conducted by the Mineta Transportation Institute, Bicycling Access and Egress to Transit: Informing the Possibilities (PDF), takes an in-depth look at a topic that is very relevant for the Portland region: How to integrate bikes and transit. The study sought to [...]

Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show will be in Bend this year

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Flyer for 2011 Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show

Bike Law 101: Biking under the influence

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Although it’s generally understood that it's not cool to drink and drive, many people don't think of cycling while in an altered state as being dangerous. But, before you over-indulge, here are some sobering statistics to consider...
According to NHTSA, (National Highway Transportation Safety Administration) 28% of all cyclists killed in 2009 had a measurable [...]

Three excellent events this Friday night

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Framebuilding legend Bob Parlee will be in Portland Friday night.(Photo: Parlee Bicycles)

I'm always trying to tell people that you can't measure a city's bike-friendliness by bike lanes and politics alone. Here in Portland, what makes our city a special place for bike lovers is the depth and breadth of culture that surrounds bicycling.
Case in [...]

Video explains 'Common Sense Alternative' to CRC project

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Still from video showing proposed new bridge to Hayden Island.— Watch it below —

Citizen activist Spencer Boomhower (the man behind the widely acclaimed Idaho Stop Law animation, among others) has released a new video that highlights a different approach to improving mobility between Oregon and Washington.
Boomhower's latest compares and contrasts the Columbia River Crossing (CRC) [...]

Silver Giant Boulder 2010

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Year: 2010Brand: GiantModel: BoulderColor:SilverSize:men's largePhoto: http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://images.canadianlisted.com/nlarge/boulder-se-bike-2010_4759192.jpg&imgrefurl=http://toronto.canadianlisted.com/bicycles/boulder-se-bike-2010_404705.html&usg=__NZv5o93gEKzoAVFBd8JCUgSilR0=&h=454&w=700&sz=229&hl=en&start=15&zoom=1&tbnid=CVgp859deeDHFM:&tbnh=156&tbnw=227&ei=mqK3TamOJq7XiALqh_Qn&prev=/search%3Fq%3D2010%2BGiant%2BBoulder%2Bbike%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26sa%3DN%26biw%3D1366%26bih%3D667%26tbm%3Disch0%2C632&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=891&vpy=215&dur=5836&hovh=181&hovw=279&tx=137&ty=113&page=2&ndsp=15&ved=1t:429,r:8,s:15&biw=1366&bih=667Stolen in Portland, OR 97203Stolen:2011-04-26Stolen From: N Yale and N HodgeNeighborhood: University of PortlandOwner: Lara BuschOwnerEmail: fullfotofrenzy@gmail.comReward: YesDescription: All original Nutrisoda promotional men's mountain bike, a completely silver Giant Boulder. The white Nutrisoda logo is on the back of the frame, facing forward. All original parts except rear [...]

Silver Giant Sedonia St 2007

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Year: 2007Brand: GiantModel: Sedonia StColor:SilverSize:20 inchSerial: C16TN276Photo: http://bikereviews.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/giant-sedona-st-2010-city-bike.jpgStolen in Portland, OR 97212Stolen:2011-04-26Stolen From: Unlocked garage on NE 23rd between Klickitat & Siskiyou.Neighborhood: Irvington/AlamedaOwner: Roger SharpOwnerEmail: sharp.roger@gmail.comReward: 50Description: sharp.roger@gmail.comPolice record with: Portland PDPolice reference#: 11-33864This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

City will return to East Portland for Holgate bike lane meeting

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Residents voiced angry opposition to the project last summer.(Photos © J. Maus)

Making good on a promise, the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will return to the Lents/Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood on May 11th to discuss the buffered bike lanes on SE Holgate Avenue.
The road was re-striped in August 2009 to include bicycle-only lanes with [...]

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