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Coca-Cola will match donations to Gateway Green crowdfunding campaign

Monday, September 30th, 2013

The campaign announced a $10,000 donation from Kaiser Permanente just last week.(Photo: Friends of Gateway Green)

The campaign to raise $100,000 in public donations to design and plan the Gateway Green bike park just got some big news: Coca-Cola has pledged a $25,000 matching grant. Not only that, but Mayor Charlie Hales is set to proclaim [...]

ODOT region 1 manager lays out Barbur road diet position in letter to Commissioner Novick

Monday, September 30th, 2013

ODOT Region 1 Manager Jason Tell.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

The most powerful Oregon Department of Transportation employee in the area, Region 1 Manager Jason Tell, has now officially weighed in on the debate about a road diet on SW Barbur Blvd. Over the weekend, we obtained a letter (PDF) Tell sent to City of Portland Transportation [...]

Grey Novarra

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Brand: NovarraColor:GreySize:Men's largeStolen in Portland, OR 97217Stolen:2013-09-26Stolen From: Trillium Charter SchoolNeighborhood: OverlookOwner: Kieran ConnollyOwnerEmail: kieran(A T)trilliumcharterschool.orgDescription: Grey Novarra bike, with black fenders, black handle bar tape, community cycling center sticker on the cross bar. U-lock is attached to rack on back of the bike. Mounted headlight.This registrant has documented proof of ownership of [...]

Yellow Schwinn Heavy duti 2000?

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Year: 2000?Brand: SchwinnModel: Heavy dutiColor:YellowSize:CruiserSerial: DunnoStolen in Portland, OR 97266Stolen:2013-09-26Stolen From: In front of the delta cafeNeighborhood: WoodstockOwner: Steve RenoOwnerEmail: 100socks(AT)gmail.comReward: If I could....Description: Big yellow humper with Judy in marker after the heavy duti on frame. No chain guard. New grips with red anodized ends black front rim newer brushed rear rim with smooth [...]

Get Legal with Ray Thomas: The skinny on sidewalk riding

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Learn the laws about sidewalk riding.(Photos © J Maus/BikePortland)

People that bike, walk (or roll, in the case of wheelchair and electric scooter users) share sidewalks every day, and the combination of modes can cause conflict and confusion. Oregon law, however, is very clear on right-of-way and the legal conduct required when you are bicycling on [...]

Gold/Blue KHS Olympian 1980's

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Year: 1980'sBrand: KHSModel: OlympianColor:Gold/BlueSize:55cmPhoto: http://smoopysbicycles.com/images/khsoly.jpgStolen in Portland, OR 97213Stolen:2013-09-29Stolen From: 2537 NE 56th Ave, Portland, OR 97213Neighborhood: HollywoodOwner: Hannah CarltonOwnerEmail: hannahflynncarlton( atsign )gmail.comReward: $100Description: This was a vintage 1980's KHS Olympian frame. Gold/Champagne colored with blue striping. Dark blue cables, straight-type handlebars, front and back light, multi-speed.Police record with: T13009921This registrant does not [...]

maroon-ish TREK alpha 2000 2001

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Year: 2001Brand: TREKModel: alpha 2000Color:maroon-ishSize:47cm i thinkStolen in Portland, OR 97217Stolen:2013-09-30Stolen From: jantzen beach Rv park on hayden island in portland oregonNeighborhood: hayden islandOwner: Benjamin MagounOwnerEmail: bmagoun(at sign)gmail.comReward: $150Description: it has a carbon fiber fork, specialized armadillo tires relatively new bonterager seat. two water bottle chages, a sharpie drawing of the USA on the downtube. [...]

black pake 2008

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Year: 2008Brand: pakeColor:blackSize:womensStolen in Portland, OR 97203Stolen:2013-09-19Stolen From: bike and trailer were stolen from in front of New Seasons on Interstate.Neighborhood: Interstate-North/NortheastOwner: jenn fantasiaOwnerEmail: linus.charlieb(AT)gmail.comReward: yesDescription: tan seat, tan handle grips, black womens step through frame. Had a silver wire basket on the handle bars and when stolen had a homemade trailer attached-trailer: made from [...]

Portlanders pedal through the storm

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Undeterred.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Portland was pelted with a serious storm this weekend. High winds and heavy rainfall lasted throughout all of Saturday and Sunday and while forecasters say the worst is over, this morning's commute was far from a cakewalk.
But like always when the weather turns tough, there are still a lot of Portlanders [...]

The Monday Roundup: The Affordable Bike Act, BRT, bike share baby, and more

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Two women and big bike adventure... in 1944!

Welcome to Monday! News Editor Michael Andersen is back after his week-long bike tour and we've got some great stories planned for this week. For now, check out the best stories we came across last week...
- The Lure of the Open Road is a fantastic bike tour [...]

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