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Bowie, Prince fans battle in the streets and everyone wins (Photos)

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

A partial group shot taken at Sewallcrest Park before the ride began.-More photos below-(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

ODOT takes stock of funding levels in new transportation bill

Friday, June 29th, 2012

They're already crunching numbers in Salem.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Congress officially passed a new, two-year transportation bill today. As I shared yesterday, it's regarded by active transportation advocates as being downright bad. Even Portland Congressman Earl Blumenauer, who was on the conference committee that hashed out the final bill, calls its passage "strangely anti-climactic" (I spoke [...]

PBOT campaign encourages people to avoid Alberta Street

Friday, June 29th, 2012

PBOT's new campaign.(Photo: Alberta Main Street/FB)

An interesting development in the main-street vs side-streets debate was brought to my attention by a reader this morning.
As part of a marketing campaign around their marquee bike boulevard, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has placed several signs on NE Alberta Street to encourage folks to ride on [...]

Meet Bill Chin; Pedalpalooza's iron man

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Bill Chin during a stop on the Epic Pizza Ride.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

For 52-year-old IT project manager Bill Chin, June is his biggest biking month of the year. Bill, a native Portlander who lives in John's Landing, has ridden well over 400 miles since the month began. Interestingly, he's done most of those miles pedaling [...]

Job: SMART Transit Intern - City of Wilsonville

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Job Title
SMART Transit Intern
Company/Organization
City of Wilsonville
Job Description
The City of Wilsonville is seeking a highly motivated intern to assist with SMART Options transportation programs, including the August 19th Wilsonville Sunday Streets event. This position will be managed by the Smart Options division of South Metro Area Regional Transit, a department of the City of Wilsonville. This [...]

First look at '75 Classic Rides: Oregon' guidebook

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Cover

Remember last July when I shared the news that four — yes four! — new bike guidebooks based on Portland and Oregon would be hitting the shelves this summer?
Back in March we were introduced to Ellee Thalheimer's Cycling Sojourner, an excellent new guidebook for multi-day tours on Oregon's backroads.
Today, I got a sneak [...]

Bowie vs. Prince ride FAQs (Because I know you were wondering)

Friday, June 29th, 2012

A scene from the 2010 Bowie vs. Prince Pedalpalooza ride.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

'Bicycle Snatchers' bike play takes theater to the streets

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The crowd takes in a scene from The Invasion of the Bicycle Snatchers at Buckman Elementary School last night.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland

Black Azonic AZ-7 2008

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Year: 2008Brand: AzonicModel: AZ-7Color:BlackSize:MediumPhoto: https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/php2F1ExpHcC_ZMtPxBd4MOQwCWk-Q6DeVf8YHeDKNs?feat=directlinkStolen in Portland, OR Stolen:2012-06-28Stolen From: Corner of NW 16th Ave / NW JohnsonNeighborhood: PearlOwner: David SaltzbergOwnerEmail: davidsaltzberg@gmail.comDescription: This is a custom build: Azonic AZ-7 hardtail (M), SRAM X9 grupo, Stans ZTR Alpine wheels, RockShox SID Race fork.Police record with: Portland PDPolice reference#: 12-055986This registrant has documented proof of ownership of [...]

Black/Red Schwinn Cruiser 1 2011

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Year: 2011Brand: SchwinnModel: Cruiser 1Color:Black/RedSize:26"Serial: fsd10eb4809Photo: https://mail-attachment.googleusercontent.com/attachment/u/0/?ui=2&ik=90336bf220&view=att&th=138263804483c476&attid=0.1&disp=inline&realattid=1405795413826469888-1&safe=1&zw&saduie=AG9B_P_XdE5BYkpgmrfxK2Vu8PId&sadet=1340949133024&sads=WYq4xe8hHZGPDHF9TrF8g9utNgY&sadssc=1Stolen in Gresham, OR 97233Stolen:2012-06-25Stolen From: My bike was stolen from Cansler Village Apartments. It is located at 768 SE 193rd Avenue. It is located on SE Burnside Street.Neighborhood: Gresham-RockwoodOwner: Michael MulcockOwnerEmail: hfteaser@gmail.comReward: 150Description: It is cruiser bike with a black frame w/ red detail. The seat is black [...]

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