Archive for March, 2012

black GT ZUM 2009

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Year: 2009Brand: GTModel: ZUMColor:blackSize:19Serial: snhua09d24736Stolen in Portland, OR Stolen:2012-02-01Stolen From: stolen from front porch in middle of the night, it was locked to a 2″ metal support, when discovered to be missing lock was also gone.Neighborhood: north portland, near university of portland/portsmouth area.OwnerEmail: k8npdx@gmail.comReward: possilblyDescription: this is a mountain bike street bike hybrid, flat/matte black Read More »

s/xs Novara Fusion 2010

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Year: 2010Brand: NovaraModel: FusionColor:s/xsSize:Espresso (army green)Serial:U96Y28883Photo: http://www.rei.com/product/774423/novara-fusion-st-bikeStolen in Portland, OR 97214Stolen:2012-03-28Stolen From: 45th & Belmont.Neighborhood: SEOwner: Ezra WollnerOwnerEmail: ecco@eccopacific.comReward: Handsome.Description: Front light is mounted on underside of Wald 139 Metal basket – a custom job and dead giveaway. Factory Fusion lights are mounted on handle bars.Police record with: PPDPolice reference#: 12-152032This registrant has documented proof Read More »

People on bikes get “pre-green” at new signal on NE Broadway

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Notice how the bike signal is green while the adjacent lanes are still red.(Photo by Peter Koonce/PBOT)

First look at new Oregon bike touring guide book, ‘Cycling Sojourner’

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Cover With all the rain we’re having, I’m sure some of you are scheming how to make the most of the sun once it returns. On that note, I want to share an update on an exciting new bike touring guide book that is set for release on May 8th. Cycling Sojourner is the work Read More »

Job of the Week

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Just one job listed this week. Check it out below if you’re looking to turn wrenches and get a foot in the door of the bike industry… Bicycle Mechanic — Lakeside Bicycles

Carsharing company, ‘car2go’ launches in Portland Saturday

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Just six weeks after peer-to-peer carsharing start-up Getaround launched in Portland, another company with yet a different variation on the theme is set to launch this weekend. Instead of renting a car from one of your neighbors like Getaround or reserving a Zipcar and then finding one parked nearby, car2go (a wholly owned subsidiary of Read More »

Major new bike shop opening soon in Tigard

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

The owners of Salem-based bike shop, Santiam Bicycle, are set to open a new store off SW Hall Blvd in Tigard near the Washington Square Mall (about 10 miles southwest of downtown Portland). The large, high-profile store (it’s in the same shopping center as Target) will not only be a great place to shop for Read More »

Springwater path damaged by erosion

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Erosion of the Willamette riverbank has caused damage to the Springwater path just south of downtown.(Photo: Chad Berkley) A downed tree on the banks of the east side of the Willamette River about one mile south OMSI on the Springwater Corridor Trail has damaged the popular multi-use path. Portland Parks & Recreation spokesman Mark Ross Read More »

Red Masi Gran Criterium 1980

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Year: 1980Brand: MasiModel: Gran CriteriumColor:RedSize:52cmStolen in Portland, OR 97217Stolen:2012-03-28Stolen From: SW 5th and AlderNeighborhood: DowntownOwner: Jim HoffOwnerEmail: hoffjim@earthlink.netReward: $100Description: Red frame/black Surly fork. Mix of Suntour, Campagnolo, Zeus, Dia Compe, Ritchey parts. Brown Soma saddle, obvious fender repair at brake bridge.Police record with: Portland PDPolice reference#: 12-26487This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this Read More »

Purple Trek

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Brand: TrekColor:PurpleSize:17 inchStolen in PORTLAND, OR 97213Stolen:2012-03-28Stolen From: From my back porch near NE 60th and FremontOwner: Toe KneeOwnerEmail: cuddleboyblue@yahoo.comDescription: It is obviously spray painted purple. It is a 21 speed mountain bike with smooth tires. It has yellow hand grips and a pannier rack on the back.This registrant has documented proof of ownership of Read More »