Archive for July, 2011

Red & white Specialized Allez 2006

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Year: 2006Brand: SpecializedModel: AllezColor:Red & whiteSize:52Serial: P5JL24199Stolen in Portland, OR 97230Stolen:2011-07-25Stolen From: Locked garageNeighborhood: 162 nd and Sandy BlvdOwner: Sharon SheffieldOwnerEmail: sharonjoan@q.comReward: yesDescription: computer,rack,pump,seat bag with tools,rear view mirrorPolice record with: Portland PDPolice reference#: 1164819This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

silver/alum *silver* *no decals* hardtail 26er mtb 1998

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Year: 1998Brand: *silver* *no decals*Model: hardtail 26er mtbColor:silver/alumSize:26Photo: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150250351551134&set=a.425829061133.213830.621901133&type=1&theaterStolen in Portland, OR 97202Stolen:2011-07-30Stolen From: 5 blocks north of SE Milwaukie and TacomaNeighborhood: SellwoodOwner: Michael O’LearyOwnerEmail: pdxmike@gmail.comReward: Yes. Whatever you think is fair.Description: Make/model- 1998 Gary Fisher ~ Tasajara aluminum hardtail mountain bike with city tires. Color/Styling: Silver/aluminum color – All factory decals and the clearcoat Read More »

Clackamas authorities seek tips in fatal hit-and-run – Updated

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) is asking for help to find the person driving a motor vehicle that hit and killed an 18-year old man while he rode his bicycle early this morning. The crash happened around 1:00 am on SE Mather Road near SE Summers Lane, near Clackamas Town Center and about 13 Read More »

black/white Hercules women’s 3 speed 1962

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Year: 1962Brand: HerculesModel: women’s 3 speedColor:black/whiteSize:approx 26Stolen in Portland, OR 97206Stolen:2011-07-30Stolen From: SE 67th ave, portland- 1.5 blocks south of powell. Not too far from Holgate and Foster, eitherNeighborhood: Foster PowellOwner: Martha HullOwnerEmail: martha@marthahull.comDescription: Vintage (c. 1957-1962) 3-speed English Hercules women’s cruiser, stolen in bike box (approx. 8” w x 2.5′ tall x 5′ long.) Read More »

White Rocky Mountain Element 50 Tribal 2010

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Year: 2010Brand: Rocky MountainModel: Element 50 TribalColor:WhiteSize:MediumSerial: 5700473866Stolen in Portland, OR 97214Stolen:2011-07-28Stolen From: 35th and SE LincolnNeighborhood: Hawthorne areaOwner: Tuuli HakalaOwnerEmail: tuulihakala@gmail.comReward: $50Description: White full suspension mountain bike with red tribal design on top tube, white seat, red gripsPolice record with: Portland PDThis registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

No re-election for Mayor Adams: What is your reaction?

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Adams at a press conference last month.(Photo © J. Maus)

Friday Cartoon: On Williams, we want justice

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Artwork copyright Mark Markovich – Download full size (recommended) –

BikePortland.org launched six years ago today

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Bunny on a Bike Ride 2006. It’s a reflective day here at BikePortland. Six years ago today I launched this site, breaking away from OregonLive.com and the “Bike Fun” blog I started there in April 2005. 11,604 posts and over 150,000 comments later, and I’m still here writing about all things bike every weekday. When Read More »

Portlander looks to Kickstarter to fund bike turn signal idea

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The YouTurn One glaring way that bicycles lack the same presence on the roadway as cars is in their lack of adequate lighting systems. In particular, bicycles don’t come equipped with one of the most basic and important lights that cars have — turn signals. Portlander Jack O’Neal hopes to change that. O’Neal, 32, is Read More »

My thoughts on The Skanner’s N Williams editorial

Friday, July 29th, 2011

The Skanner Bernie Foster, the Publisher of The Skanner — Portland’s award-winning and self-described, “African American newspaper that keeps you up to date with everything going on in the black community” — has weighed in on the North Williams Avenue project. In his editorial, Foster urges his readers to speak up on this and other Read More »