Archive for September, 2014

Locally made bikes, beer and music on tap for weekend festival

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

At this weekend’s Bike & Beer Fest, you can drink local beer while getting to know local bike makers like Eric Estlund of Winter Bicycles.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) What happens when you mash together two of Portland’s best fall bike events into one, big, blowout weekend party? The Handmade Bike & Beer Festival.

Basketball fans, get ready for Blazers Bike Night!

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

It’s back and better than ever: It’s Blazers Bike Night at the Moda Center!

A newbs-eye view of cyclocross, part two: Learning the hard way

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Contributor Rebecca Hamilton is back after barely surviving her second cyclocross race.

The Monday Roundup: Seattle’s showcase, bait bike success in Texas & more

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Seattle’s great new downtown bike lane leads off the week’s best bike links.

San Diego Bike Coalition board member in critical condition after rear-end collision

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Another serious injury rear-end collision on a rural Oregon highway. This time it was a veteran bicycling educator from San Diego, California.

Comment of the Week: The missed opportunity of Tilikum Crossing

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Problems with the west-side landing of Tilikum Crossing.(Image: Ted Buehler) The new transit/bike/walk bridge opening across the Willamette next year has become one of Portland’s go-to examples of how we continue to do great things. And it’s certainly true that it’s a massive investment in active transportation. But as reader Ted Buehler argued in a Read More »

A ride downtown and biking’s social impact

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Hazel Gross and her company vehicle chatting with a customer on SW 2nd Ave.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) Yesterday I took a short ride downtown and it was the perfect illustration of something I’ve known for many years: cycling in a city where a (relatively) significant amount of people ride bikes can* be a very social Read More »

For one weekend, Old Town will test a huge plaza, bike lanes and cafes along 3rd Avenue

Friday, September 19th, 2014

The three-block project will be one of the country’s largest pop-up projects ever.

Time to step up for our local velodrome

Friday, September 19th, 2014

The apron (darker area on the right) of Alpenrose Velodrome is being replaced and we need to help fund the project.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) Yesterday, while the cycling world was captivated and inspired by Jens Voigt’s spectacular hour record ride, a call for help went out for our humble local velodrome at Alpenrose Dairy.

Jobs of the Week

Friday, September 19th, 2014

We’ve got some interesting opportunities for all you job-seekers. Photographer and worldwide bike tour guide positions do not come up very often. Learn more via the links below… Photographer – Velotech, Inc. Bike Mechanic/Assembler – Velotech, Inc. Cycling Customer Service – Velotech, Inc. Bike Tour Guide – Worldwide – Trek Travel

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