Archive for February, 2012

Seafoam Schwinn Traveler 1980’s

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Year: 1980’sBrand: SchwinnModel: TravelerColor:SeafoamSize:51cmPhoto: http://28.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m06n5iXSSy1qzldtio1_500.jpgStolen in Portland, OR 97212Stolen:2012-02-28Stolen From: North Portland- Around Skidmore/Interstate Pedestrian BridgeNeighborhood: OverlookOwner: Flannery SmithOwnerEmail: theheartofthepark@gmail.comDescription: Seafoam/Robin’s Egg Blue… With matching Handlebar tape.This registrant does not have proof of ownership of this bike

Headed to Sacramento for North American Handmade Bicycle Show

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

A scene from NAHBS in Austin last year.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Tomorrow morning I’ll hop in a car with a friend and drive 600 or so miles to Sacramento for the 2012 North American Handmade Bicycle Show. NAHBS is the annual showcase of America’s budding handmade bike industry. I’m going down to document and support Read More »

PDX Bike Swarm pumps up awareness at ‘Tour de Petro’

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

The PDX Bike Swarm took their bike-inspired protest style to Portland gas stations this morning.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

White/Blue Trek Madone project one 2007

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Year: 2007Brand: TrekModel: Madone project oneColor:White/BlueSize:56Serial:WL3497184Stolen in Newport, OR 97365Stolen:2012-02-27Stolen From: residence at 1341 Nye StOwner: Alisha KernOwnerEmail: lisakern@charter.netDescription: project one flame paint White/Blue with red flames. Bontrager race xx lite white spokes. name Jerry Kern painted on right top tube.Police record with: Newport PDPolice reference#: 12N00328This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this Read More »

Activists revolted by use of Lorax to sell cars

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

New Mazda is “Truffula Tree Friendly”! The auto industry will go to any length to sell their products: they’ll promote speeding on city streets when going too fast is the #1 reason so many people die and get injured in traffic collisions every day across America; they’ll sell huge SUVs and trucks even though they Read More »

Black/Silver Trek 1000 2003

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Year: 2003Brand: TrekModel: 1000Color:Black/SilverSize:60cmSerial:"223G0512V" or "TBT-0405GV21347"Photo: http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2007&Brand=Trek&Model=1000&Type=bikeStolen in Portland, OR 97202Stolen:2012-02-25Stolen From: Reed College breezeway, near library.Neighborhood: SE/East MorelandOwner: Chris CahillOwnerEmail: ccahill@reed.eduDescription: Bike is stock with the exception of a sticker on the top tube that says "believe", bmx-style platform pedals with no foot rentention, silver fenders, and a rear rack. Also had two knog-style Read More »

New bike race series coming to Portland’s famous Rose Garden

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

A new road racing series set to debut in April will take place in Portland’s famous International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park. The Rose Garden Circuit Race is the latest event organized by Giro Events, the same crew behind last summer’s inaugural Giro di Portland. Steven Beardsley of Giro Events says it’s been a Read More »

Light Blue/Teal Peugeot ’79-’83

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Year: ’79-’83Brand: PeugeotColor:Light Blue/TealSize:Approx ~23in frame – 700c wheels/28 tiresPhoto: <a target=_new href=" “> Stolen in , OR Stolen:2012-02-27Stolen From: My Garage – NE 21st & Schuyler Near the Zeller Funeral home.Neighborhood: IrvingtonOwner: Insa EvansOwnerEmail: insaevans@gmail.comReward: $150.00Description: – Yellow/ocre letters on frame – – Purple to green faded wraps – – Original Italia sticker on Read More »

Fanno Creek Trail will pass under, or fly over, Hall Blvd

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

THPRD showed four options for the crossing at an open house last September.(Photos: Will Vanlue/BikePortland) On Thursday, the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District (THPRD) will host another open house to discuss improvements to the intersection of the Fanno Creek Trail and Hall Boulevard. As this project has evolved, the two current options being considered Read More »

Effort to ban studded tires picks up momentum, major endorsements

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Bernards in his usual stance: “Wanna sign?”(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) With all the talk about why our roads are full of ruts and potholes, I thought it’d be a good time to check in on an effort to ban studded tires in Oregon. Since he embarked on his signature-gathering effort back in October, chief petitioner Read More »

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