The four roles of bike shops: new PSU thesis breaks it down

Posted on August 21st, 2015 at 11:29 am.

Bike shops matter. And like so many brick-and-mortar retailers across this country, many American bike shops have been failing.

Industry Ticker: Western Bikeworks opens new 8,500 square foot store in Tigard

Posted on June 10th, 2015 at 10:30 am.

8,500 square feet of fresh bike shop goodness in Tigard.

Industry Ticker: Burlingame Bikes expands in southwest Portland

Posted on May 26th, 2015 at 2:26 pm.

Bike shop expansions are always good news!

First look at Rivelo, Portland’s new independent Rivendell dealer (and record store)

Posted on May 26th, 2015 at 12:16 pm.

The legendary bike brand now in inner southeast.

Let’s thank River City Bicycles for 20 years of service

Posted on March 20th, 2015 at 12:14 pm.

River City 20th Anniversary promo video narrated by owner Dave Guettler. What makes a great bike shop?

Rare, $20,000 Specialized-McLaren road bike sold at local shop

Posted on February 23rd, 2015 at 1:11 pm.

When we heard River City built one of these up for a local customer, we had to ask the shop’s General Manager Matt Karre a few questions.

‘Recumbent PDX’ set to open tomorrow on SE Hawthorne

Posted on January 15th, 2015 at 5:09 pm.

Recumbent PDX is a new bike shop coming to southeast Portland.

New mobile bike shop opens in South Waterfront near the tram

Posted on August 31st, 2011 at 12:15 pm.

Go By Bike shop owner Kiel Johnson (center) shakes hands with customer (and friend) Owen Walz while shop staffer Eric Phelan looks on.(Photos © J. Maus)

Unique, high-end time trial bikes stolen in shop theft

Posted on August 30th, 2011 at 3:19 pm.

Smashed window of Southwest Bicycle.(Photos: Dan Houghton) Southwest Bicycle (3605 SW Multnomah Blvd) was victim of a smash-and-grab theft last night. Shop owner Dan Houghton says thieves broke one of his windows at around midnight and two high-end bikes were stolen. The bikes are valued at about $10,000. Please keep your eyes out for a Read More »

Growing demand, sales push bike shop expansions

Posted on August 19th, 2011 at 4:12 pm.

Sellwood Cycle Repair owner Erik Tonkin in front of his new location on SE 13th Ave.(Photos © J. Maus) A strong indication of bicycling’s health in Portland is the success and number of local bike shops. In the last year, there seems to be not just more bike shops, but expansions by existing ones too. Read More »

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