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 »

Inside the new River City Bicycles Outlet store

Posted on January 31st, 2011 at 11:23 am.

Open for business New logo and wooden sign.– Gallery –(Photos © J. Maus)

A sneak peek inside West End Bikes

Posted on January 24th, 2011 at 9:24 am.

West End Bikes co-owner Mark Ontiveros stands outside his shop on SW 11th and Stark.(Photos © J. Maus)

River City Bicycles to open outlet store

Posted on January 18th, 2011 at 2:56 pm.

This corner building at SE 6th and Belmont will soon be the River City Bicycles Outlet store. River City Bicycles has purchased a new, 5,000 square foot building that will soon become a new outlet store selling discounted bikes and clothing just a few blocks from their existing location. The River City Bicycles Outlet is Read More »

Beaverton Bike Gallery to hold special “Women’s Night” event

Posted on January 7th, 2011 at 1:57 pm.

The Beaverton Bike Gallery is hosting a big Women’s Night event this coming Tuesday (1/11). On their website, the shop says the event is, “The perfect opportunity to talk with knowledgeable staff, industry reps, and other female cyclists about women’s clothing and bikes, family riding, and more.” I was curious about the event, so Beaverton Read More »

West End Bikes to open doors for First Thursday

Posted on January 5th, 2011 at 10:05 am.

A shot of West End Bikes last night.(Photo © J. Maus) Portlanders will get a sneak peek at a major new bike shop in downtown Portland this Thursday. West End Bikes (which we reported on in more detail back in October) at the corner of 11th and Stark will host a party in their shop Read More »

Unique custom bike shop/gallery to open in Portland

Posted on December 27th, 2010 at 1:20 pm.

Tucson, Arizona-based Fair Wheel Bikes plans to open a bike shop in Portland next month that won’t be like any other in the city. Fair Wheel is a full-service shop in Tucson, but they’re known online and in the industry for pushing the boundaries of high-end, exotic, and light weight bike builds. The Portland location Read More »