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Who’s coming to BikeCraft?

Posted by on November 11th, 2011 at 4:51 pm

There will be lots to see and do at BikeCraft. Start doing your homework now by perusing the current vendor list below.
(All photos © J. Maus unless otherwise noted)


BikeCraft — a two-day bazaar of bike-inspired crafts, gifts, and fun — is less than a month away (December 3-4). The organizers have lots of cool stuff planned (more on that later); but the heart of the event is the vendors. In order to whet your appetite and introduce you to some of these talented folks I thought it’d be fun to share the current list over 30 vendors that will be there.

From fashion to zines, fine art, leather goods and bike bags; you’ll find a bit of everything at BikeCraft.

Consider the links and photos below like a catalog. Start browsing now and get your game plan ready for the big weekend in December…

Black Star Bags – Dave Stoops

Top tube pads by Black Star Bags

Blaq Designs – Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson models one of his Blaq Designs backpacks.

North St. Bags – Curtis Williams

(Photo: North St. Bags)

Truce Designs – Luke Mathers

(Photo: Truce Designs)

Bike n Chain – Kimberly Schrope

Hand-knit beanies by Bike n Chain.

DiSanto Clothing – Matt Smith

Frostbitten Fantasies – Frost Noris

Gigi’s Handywork – Gigi Lascurettes

Little Package – Caroline Paquette

Hats by Caroline of Little Package.

Rebicyclist – Julien Jaborska

(Photo: Julien Jaborska)

Rhythmic Metal – Trent Stocking

Shaun Deller Designs – Shaun Deller

Velo Gioielli – Brian Echerer

Velo Gioielli is a family affair.

Pinch Flat Designs – Ben Lewis

Art & Industry – Michael Downes & Jeff Sayler

Light On/Fun Reflectors™ – Brian Engelen

Fun Reflectors

Walnut Architecture – Geoff Franklin

The lovely leatherwork of Walnut Architecture

OffBeat Seat – Sarah Shakelford

Bikeasaurus – Becky Morton

Broken Spoke Designs – Nathan Engkjer

Dropout Bike Club – Brian Smith

Firefly Gear – Amy Erickson

Lost and Found – Sara Collins

Sara Collins
A bike ornament.
Sara’s stained-glass creations were a big hit last year.

Pedal Bike Tours – Todd Roll

Rejuiced Bikes – Johnnie Olivan

Come meet Johnnie Olivan and his amazing Rejuiced Bikes.

Rubber Revolution – Miranda Marks

Almost Monday – Serena Van Vranken

Filmed By Bike – Ayleen Crotty

Microcosm Publishing – Joe Biel

Stumptown Printers – Eric Bagdonas

Taking the Lane – Elly Blue

Two Guitars – Scott Ballard

Zinester’s Guide/Urban Adventure League – Shawn Granton

Artist and author Shawn Granton.
A few of Granton’s zines.

If you’d like to join this esteemed group of vendors, space is still available. Spots are $60 and you can fill out the vendor application online.

Just looking at the list gets me excited about the event… especially in light of our crazy economy it gives me great hope to see so many talented small business people thriving. I hope to see all of you at the event on December 3 and 4th. See BikeCraftPDX.com for all the latest details and stay tuned for vendor profiles and more inside scoops!

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  • Amos November 11, 2011 at 6:39 pm

    What amazing eye candy! This is just the tip of the craftberg, in fact we just added a few new vendors to the list this afternoon, and they keep coming in!

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  • Ted Buehler November 12, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    Red Bat Press? Will Red Bat Press be there this year?

    Ted Buehler

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    • Amos November 13, 2011 at 1:53 pm

      You bet your barnacles!

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  • carye bye November 13, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    Yes Red Bat will be there.

    oops never filled out the Bike Craft Form… so didn’t get on the official website yet. It’s so fancy now! :) See you there.. though I will only be there on Saturday (Another sale Sunday), but my stand will be there Sunday with guest Red Bat hosts!

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  • middle of the road guy November 14, 2011 at 11:18 am

    Went last year and t was great.

    Please turn on the heat this year.

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    • Aaron November 14, 2011 at 12:50 pm

      We’ll make sure that it’s nice ‘n’ toasty this year :)

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  • Team Filmed by Bike November 14, 2011 at 11:54 am

    NEW THIS YEAR! Plan to stay at BikeCraft all day. Hang out with your friends, grab a beer, relax, meet new people, kick back and watch movies in the Filmed by Bike Lounge.

    In celebration of our upcoming 10th Anniversary, Filmed by Bike is hosting a bike movie lounge at BikeCraft. There will be comfy couches and chairs for you to chill out, and the fine woman of PDX By Bike will be on hand to answer all your questions about the ins-and-outs navigating this fine city by bike – with style. A rotating selection of not-much-attention-required movies will play throughout the day, and of course there will be Pedal Kettle popcorn.

    Filmed by Bike DVD sets will be on sale at special deeply discounted prices to get you inspired to, perhaps, make your own bike movie.

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