Archive for January, 2013

White & Black Novara Carema Pro Women 2011

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Year: 2011Brand: NovaraModel: Carema Pro WomenColor:White & BlackSerial:U12K10770Photo: http://i.imgur.com/xuqp5zE.jpgStolen in Portland, OR 97215Stolen:2013-01-31Stolen From: Stolen from garage on SE Sherman StreetNeighborhood: Mt TaborOwner: Samy FoutsOwnerEmail: samyfouts@comcast.netDescription: Large black bag on back with a rack to hold it. Small tool bag attached to seat.Police record with: Portland PDPolice reference#: 13-8476This registrant has documented proof of ownership Read More »

New company will use bikes to power billboards, promotions

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

PDX Pedal Promotions is a new company that will unleash bike-riding “brand peddlers” throughout the streets of Portland. These riders will pedal around billboards towed in trailers behind bicycles and will do other other bike-based promotions. They call it “Portland style advertising.” Here’s more from their website:

grey LeMont Tourmalet Complete 2005

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Year: 2005Brand: LeMontModel: Tourmalet CompleteColor:greySize:57Stolen in Portland, OR 97232Stolen:2013-01-31Stolen From: stolen from The Weller apartment building at 315 NE 28thNeighborhood: lauralhurstOwner: Philip OrchardOwnerEmail: philiporchard(replace with at sign)gmail.comDescription: a fender on rear wheel. And one head light.This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Bare steel On one Il pompino 2007

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Year: 2007Brand: On oneModel: Il pompinoColor:Bare steelSize:BluePhoto: http://imageshack.us/a/img29/746/imagehyc.jpgStolen in Portland, OR 97203Stolen:2013-01-30Stolen From: Stolen from backyard near N Buchanan and FessendenNeighborhood: St. John’sOwner: Kevin TempletonOwnerEmail: Templeton.k(AT)gmail.comReward: YesDescription: Since this photo was taken I have stripped almost all of the paint, removed the seat bag and changed the grips to black. It has a 120mm Thomson Read More »

Bike commuters are happiest (and other PSU research tidbits)

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Graph of “commute well-being” from a presentation poster by Oliver Smith.

A letter from the former Chair of ODOT’s Bike and Ped Advisory Committee

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

“When I came to the committee, the glass ceiling was low; there were few listening within ODOT and bike lanes were pesky mosquitoes to be patronized.”— AJ Zelada ODOT made a big announcement today that has been circulating in the bike advocacy sphere for a while: the Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (OBPAC) is Read More »

Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee seeks new members

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

A major opportunity to make an impact on bicycling in Oregon has just been announced. Learn more below (I’ve been in touch with the outgoing Chair of this committee and will have a story on the Front Page later today)… Bike/Ped Advisory Committee seeks new members SALEM – The Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Read More »

First look: New ‘Crosspoint’ gloves from Showers Pass

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

The new Crosspoint Hardshell glove from Showers Pass.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Portland-based Showers Pass launched a new line of gloves at the Outdoor Retailer trade show last week. It’s an ambitious foray for the company, and it’s just the latest sign of their growth into new markets and a transition away from their commuter jacket Read More »

Job: SoupCycler – SoupCycle

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Sorry. This job has been filled. Job Title SoupCycler Company/Organization SoupCycle Job Description Do you get excited by the challenge of working on your bike, pulling a hefty trailer and delivering high-quality organic foods? We’re a small Portland company that makes and delivers organic soups using local ingredients. Each week we cook three different soups Read More »

Non-profit uses bikes to engage, empower homeless youth

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

L.T. and his bike.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) New Avenues for Youth in downtown Portland is a haven for young, homeless Portlanders. The non-profit has been working to get 18-24 year olds off the street since 1997 with a variety of programs — from job placement to the arts and high school tutoring. Now they’ve got Read More »

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