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light blue & brown custom painted suteki early 80’s mixte

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Brand: suteki
Model: early 80’s mixte
Color:light blue & brown custom painted
Stolen in Portland, OR 97206
Stolen:2013-11-11
Stolen From: Off Foster near 56th, from back shed
Neighborhood: Foster-Powell
Owner: Lena Magarelli
OwnerEmail: lena.magarelli(A T)gmail.com
Description: hand painted light blue and brown with gold outlined lugs and gold suteki badge, diagonal road bike style dropouts, singlespeed, black cranks and pedals, brown EightInch deep v wheels with black spokes, brown and black tires, chrome mustache-style handlebars
Police record with: portland pd
Police reference#: T13012172
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Black/ Beer Stickers Swobo Otis 2007

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Year: 2007
Brand: Swobo
Model: Otis
Color:Black/ Beer Stickers
Stolen in Corvallis, OR 97330
Stolen:2013-11-30
Stolen From: Jackson and 2nd street in downtown Corvallis Oregon. U locked to parking meter.
Owner: jason zeno
OwnerEmail: nosajonez@mac.com
Reward: negotiable
Description: Black beefy aluminum frame. Covered in stickers. 3 gear rear sram internal hub system front wheel disc brake. Not too many bikes like it.
Police record with: Corvallis PD
Police reference#: 2013C50431
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Dark Blue Metallic Raleigh Rush Hour 2010 ish

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Year: 2010 ish
Brand: Raleigh
Model: Rush Hour
Color:Dark Blue Metallic
Size:52
Photo: http://imgur.com/a/8EUyB
Stolen in Portland, OR 97211
Stolen:2013-11-25
Stolen From: 2131 NE 11th Ave Portland, OR
Out of my garage
Neighborhood: Irvington
Owner: Julia Kearns
OwnerEmail: juliakearns84(AT)gmail.com
Reward: Yes
Description: Dark Blue Metallic Limited Edition Raleigh Rush Hour. Had been converted to a single speed/fixie. Black grip tape. A few stickers on the back that may have been peeled off.
This registrant does not have proof of ownership of this bike

Black Globe Roll 1 2012

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Year: 2012
Brand: Globe
Model: Roll 1
Color:Black
Size:L
Serial:WSBC6070003692F
Photo: http://www.bicycletherapy.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/2011-Specialized-Globe-Roll-1-Black2.jpg
Stolen in Portland, OR 97214
Stolen:2013-11-28
Stolen From: Off the balcony of the apartment complex on Taylor 13th in SE Portland.
Neighborhood: SE Portland
Owner: Bobby Meeks
OwnerEmail: spam@bobbymeeks.com
Reward: Let’s talk….
Description: 2 bikes were stolen.

Black Globe Roll 1: Has no stickers other than one Apple sticker by the vertical seat stem bar. White pedal straps. It has a few small dents on the top bar of the frame.

All Chrome Pure Fix: Size M ladies. One letter from the stickers was taken off to say "Pure Fi" instead of Pure Fix.
Police record with: Portland PD
Police reference#: 13-159207
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

L Globe Roll 1 2012

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Year: 2012
Brand: Globe
Model: Roll 1
Color:L
Serial: WSBC6070003692F
Photo: http://www.bicycletherapy.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/2011-Specialized-Globe-Roll-1-Black2.jpg
Stolen in PORTLAND, OR 97214
Stolen:2013-11-28
Stolen From: Off the balcony of the apartment complex on Taylor 13th in SE Portland.
Neighborhood: SE
Owner: Bobby Meeks
OwnerEmail: spam(AT)bobbymeeks.com
Reward: Let’s talk…
Description: Black Globe Roll 1: Has no stickers other than one Apple sticker by the vertical seat stem bar. White straps. It has a few small dents on the top bar of the frame.

All chrome Pure Fix: Size M ladies. One letter from the stickers was taken off to say “Pure Fi” instead of Pure Fix.
Police record with: Portland PD
Police reference#: T13012158
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Chrome Pure Fix Cycles The Oscar 2013

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Year: 2013
Brand: Pure Fix Cycles
Model: The Oscar
Color:Chrome
Size:Medium Ladies
Photo: http://purefixcycles.com/collections/standard-fixies/products/the-oscar-chrome-fixie
Stolen in Portland, OR 97214
Stolen:2013-11-27
Stolen From: The second story patio of my home on SE 13th Street between Taylor and Salmon Streets
Neighborhood: SE Portland
Owner: Jessica Masters
OwnerEmail: Jessica.masters@nike.com
Reward: Yes
Description: All chrome fixed gear bike with black "Pure Fi" vinyl lettering
Police record with: Portland PD
Police reference#: 13-159207
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Black Cannondale R700 2001?

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Year: 2001?
Brand: Cannondale
Model: R700
Color:Black
Serial: 769/31R1
Stolen in Portland, OR 97212
Stolen:2013-11-29
Stolen From: Garage on Ne Ridgewood Drive
Neighborhood: Alameda neighborhood
Owner: Jeff Mapes
OwnerEmail: mapes.jeff(at sign)gmail.com
Reward: $100
Description: Alumnimum frame, carbon fiber forks; no fenders; spoke in front wheel has magnet for bike computer, but the computer itself is long gone. There was small gear/tire pouch under seat.
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Holiday weekend event (and shopping) guide

Thursday, November 28th, 2013
Join Dirk Spits of the 99%Ride for
the After Turkey Ride on Friday.

Greetings friends! We hope you are all enjoying the holiday weekend with whatever traditions you prefer. There are a few rides and events we wanted to make sure were on your calendar. And because this is the official start of the holiday shopping season, we thought you might like to know about a few fantastic sales going on at our local bike shops.

First, here are some of the big Black Friday and weekend/winter sales events we’ve heard about…

Clever Cycles – Starts Friday at 11:00 am, 900 SE Hawthorne
The big deal at Clever this time of year is the sale they have on their rental bike fleet. It’s the only time of the year they sell used bikes and it’s a great opportunity to own excellent brands and do business with this highly respected local business. Here’s the blurb from Clever:

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Gray Motobecane Fantom 2009

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Year: 2009
Brand: Motobecane
Model: Fantom
Color:Gray
Size:21″ 29er
Photo: http://images.craigslist.org/00s0s_ekOlIuIeNUI_600x450.jpg
Stolen in Mosier, OR 97040
Stolen:2013-09-30
Stolen From: Mosier Creek Place condos, just off Hwy 30.
Neighborhood: East Mosier
Owner: Steve Eberhard
OwnerEmail: steveeberhard1( atsign )gmail.com
Reward: 300
Description: tan/ brown handlebar grips, two water bottle brackets, the silver aluminum one was cracked… Kenda tire on the back wheel, seat has a bit of a tear on the front.
Police record with: Wasco Cty Sherrif’s Dept.
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Three things to be thankful for

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

When the wind isn’t at your back any more, it’s easy to get discouraged — especially when you know how great the place you’re headed is going to be.

Sometimes that happens to people who care about good biking in Portland. Even the ones who write for daily news websites.

But holidays are for taking your eyes off the handlebars of life for a moment and enjoying where you are. And though Portland isn’t making the rapid progress that it once was toward better biking, we still live in the safest, most interesting and (we think) most promising big city in the country to ride a bicycle. Here are three things we’re grateful for about riding in and around our favorite city.

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