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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 »

Shop launches ‘The Ambassadors’; a team for urban riders

Posted on August 3rd, 2011 at 9:09 am.

Ambassadors logo Sponsoring race teams and events has been a standard way for bike shops to “support the community” for years. But what about people who don’t race? What about people who just ride in the city to get from A to B? Yesterday, a shop based in Northwest Portland, 21st Avenue Bicycles, launched The Read More »

Portland bike shop boom continues with openings, expansions

Posted on May 24th, 2011 at 2:34 pm.

New storefront for Western Bike Worksat NW Lovejoy and 17th.(Photos © J. Maus) Even in a down economy, Portland’s bike business boom shows no signs of letting up, especially when it comes to bike shops. Throughout the city — from Northwest to East Portland — shops large and small are expanding or opening their doors Read More »

Bike shop’s new ramp helps thwart assault

Posted on May 17th, 2011 at 10:04 am.

Ramp outside River City Bicycles.(Photo: Dave Guettler) About a week ago, River City Bicycles built a concrete quarter-pipe in their parking lot outside their store on SE Martin Luther King Blvd just north of the Morrison Bridge. Shop owner Dave Guettler installed the ramp so employees and customers could practice tricks and have a bit Read More »

BicyclingHub.com Grand Opening party this Friday

Posted on April 11th, 2011 at 11:57 am.

Our friends at BicyclingHub.com have moved their retail store and they’re inviting everyone to a big party this Friday to help celebrate. See details below: BicyclingHub.com’s Grand Opening Celebration of its new Portland retail space in Inner SE Portland on Friday, April 15th is planned with a decidedly bike-themed flavor in mind. With free beer Read More »

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