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Flat black SE Draft 2011

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Year: 2011Brand: SEModel: DraftColor:Flat blackSize:52cmSerial:IDPE11F00649Stolen in Portland, OR 97060Stolen:2011-09-01Stolen From: PSU...in the morning.Neighborhood: PSUOwner: Sarah CancellieriOwnerEmail: trekxc@gmail.comDescription: Bike has red grips and a red seat.This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Red/white Diamondback Apex 2003

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Year: 2003Brand: DiamondbackModel: ApexColor:Red/whiteSize:26Photo: http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2002&Brand=Diamondback&Model=Apex&Type=bikeStolen in Portland, OR 97239Stolen:2011-09-29Stolen From: Inside parking garage of John ross bldg. First level.Neighborhood: South waterfrontOwner: Ryan FedieOwnerEmail: Rtfedie@gmail.comDescription: Had wiring for bike computer. No bar ends. Custom made rubber chain guard. Cracks in cable casings were wrapped with electrical tape.Police record with: Portland pdPolice reference#: 11-155419This registrant has documented [...]

Event: Springwater Cleanup with Willamette Riverkeeper (10/8)

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Event: Springwater Cleanup with Willamette Riverkeeper
Date: 8 October 2011
Time: 8:30am-12
Details: Meet at the Boathouse on Water Street to ride and pick up trash along the Springwater Corridor. As part of the larger Great Willamette River Cleanup, we'll join the boaters for the after party and celebrate a clean river and riverbank.
See the website for [...]

Entering second week, sense of urgency hangs over Bosworth search

Friday, September 30th, 2011

The latest news in the search for Mark Bosworth is that his suspected medical condition is likely worsening with each passing hour.
That sense of urgency has led to pleas from his wife Julie Bosworth for the public's help in stepping up search efforts. As I write this, friends, family and volunteers are calling hospital emergency [...]

Armored truck repeatedly parks in Greeley Ave bike lane, poses safety hazard

Friday, September 30th, 2011

This truck has made a habit of blocking the bike lane on N Greeley.(Photos © Brett McLane)

A large armored truck has been making a habit of parking in the bike lane on the southbound side of N. Greeley Avenue and a citizen activist has taken it upon himself to make it stop.
On September 2nd, North [...]

Friday Opinion: The Dutch and us

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Just another day in the Netherlands.(Screen grab)

The Dutch Cycling Embassy launched this week. Their mission?
"To facilitate cycling worldwide as the most modern, efficient and sustainable means of transportation by sharing our expertise and technology as the world’s number one cycling country."

They've also released Cycling for Everyone, a 7-plus minute video that gives an excellent [...]

Purple GIANT ??

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Year: ??Brand: GIANTColor:PurpleSize:3ft tall?Stolen in Portland, OR 97202Stolen:2011-09-30Stolen From: Garden Park Apts 30th and SteeleNeighborhood: Reed-EastmorelandOwner: Axcelle BellOwnerEmail: bellax@reed.eduDescription: Purple Giant, with handle bars that have an upward bar ends, On its right handle bar there is a clip for a light, on its frame there is a zip-tied (and broken) lock holder and a [...]

PBOT adds new striping to NE Wheeler Ave

Friday, September 30th, 2011

New striping gives bike traffic a buffer from cars on NE Wheeler behind the Rose Quarter.(Photos © J. Maus)

The Portland Bureau of Transportation has begun implementation of a project to make bicycling near the Rose Quarter more comfortable.
NE Wheeler Ave between Winning Way and the Rose Quarter Transit Center now has wider bike lanes [...]

'Cross primer: Get ready to race!

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Do what Tori says and you'll be smiling too.(Photos © J. Maus)

Earlier this week, Tori shared some background on cyclocross. Now she's got some key pointers for your first foray into racing. This weekend offers two great opportunities to get out there. So get out there (but read Tori's primer first)! — JM
Pre-Race Prep
Practice [...]

Weekend Event Guide

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Two great opportunities to get your little one some off-road biking action this weekend.(Photos © J. Maus)

Welcome to the weekend (well, not yet, I've still got some new stories to share)!
I've put together another scintillating selection of cycling events for your perusal and planning purposes. Check them out below and let me know if I've [...]

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