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Black Kona Dew 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Year: 2011Brand: KonaModel: DewColor:BlackSize:about 17Serial: AJ11031554Photo: http://sellwoodcycle.com/consign/2011-kona-dew-425/Stolen in Salem, OR 97301Stolen:2011-08-30Stolen From: Downtown salem in front of Venti's and Great harvest bread. It was locked to a fixed street bench that was bolted to the ground. This was on court st and commercial.Neighborhood: downtown salemOwner: Scott StolbergOwnerEmail: stephy_spanks@hotmail.comReward: $100Description: Black Kona Dew bike, White writing, [...]

dark blue Trek Valencia 2010

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Year: 2010Brand: TrekModel: ValenciaColor:dark blueSize:17.5"Serial: WTU235C1077DStolen in Portland, OR 97220Stolen:2011-08-31Stolen From: Gateway Fred MeyerOwner: Brenda ReddawayOwnerEmail: brendareddaway1@comcast.netDescription: 2010 dark blue Trek Valencia 17.5". hybrid style. back rack. fenders.Police record with: Portland PDPolice reference#: T11006174This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Historic news footage of "klunking" MTB pioneers

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Gary "the Fish" Fisher circa late 1970s.(Still from CBS Evening Magazine)

Thanks to the wonders of Twitter, I just finished watching one of the most satisfying bike video clips I have ever seen.
Uploaded last month by YouTube user frenchjr25 (a self-described "TV history fanatic"), the segment — which was created to be aired on CBS Evening [...]

New book is a 'Survival Guide' for bicycling in American cities

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

I got a review copy of The Urban Cyclists Survival Guide in the mail the other day. It's a new book by Los Angeles based author James Rubin and published by Chicago-based sports book publisher Triumph Books.
I haven't delved completely into the 250 or so pages of advice and tips; but the book's packaging has [...]

New mobile bike shop opens in South Waterfront near the tram

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Go By Bike shop owner Kiel Johnson (center) shakes hands with customer (and friend) Owen Walz while shop staffer Eric Phelan looks on.(Photos © J. Maus)

White Scott Speedster 2009

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Year: 2009Brand: ScottModel: SpeedsterColor:WhiteSize:56 inchSerial: H9LZ71011Photo: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/834/bikeh.png/Stolen in Portland, OR 97212Stolen:2011-08-30Stolen From: Out of car which was parked on street in inner NE Portland on NE 41st Ave.Neighborhood: HollywoodOwner: Berit GannOwnerEmail: beritgann@gmail.comDescription: White Scott, style is Speedster, road bike. Gold and silver font on bike. One silver spoke on back tire, the rest are black. [...]

Editorial: Signs of traffic culture on paths vs. roads

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

A common sign on multi-use paths. Why don't we use these on other transportation facilities that are narrow and have users that need to use caution around one another?(Photos © J. Maus)

The other day I was riding out to Southeast Portland along the I-205 multi-use path and I came across a sign I'd seen many [...]

green KHS Urban Soul 2009

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Year: 2009Brand: KHSModel: Urban SoulColor:greenStolen in Portland, OR 97215Stolen:2011-08-26Stolen From: side of a house- 61st and BurnsideNeighborhood: Mt. Tabor areaOwner: zoe stansburyOwnerEmail: zoe.stansbury@gmail.comReward: 100Description: I"m not sure what the size was but I am a woman around 5'6" and it fit me perfectly. The date was somewhere between August 26-28thThis registrant has documented [...]

Railroad tracks on NW Naito near Steel Bridge all smoothed out

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Newly replaced railroad tracks on NW Naito, just north of the Steel Bridge.(Photo © J. Maus)

Silver Novara Forza

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Brand: NovaraModel: ForzaColor:SilverSize:LargeSerial:U9YY32293Photo: http://www.rei.com/product/774421/novara-forza-bike-2011Stolen in Portland, OR 97217Stolen:2011-08-30Stolen From: Corner of Webster and Interstate.Neighborhood: North PortlandOwner: Shawn CampbellOwnerEmail: camp5241@gmail.comReward: $50Description: Silver hybrid bike. Rear reflector replaced by clamp for Planet Bike SuperFlash light (light will be missing). Brake cables show signs of being recently tightened. Front reflector is white in color and [...]

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