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Industry Ticker: Ti Cycles 25-year Retrospective coming to Velo Cult

Posted on August 26th, 2015 at 1:04 pm.

Learn more about the man, the myth, and the company.

Industry Ticker: The Vanilla Workshop launches ‘Urban Racer’ model

Posted on June 2nd, 2015 at 8:10 am.

An “urban shred sled” from Mr. Vanilla.

Industry Ticker: Renovo launches ‘Ready-To-Ride’ line

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 at 11:20 am.

Get a wooden Renovo without the wait.

New Portland business aims to supply local frame builders

Posted on January 14th, 2015 at 12:48 pm.

Local frame builders now have a local company to buy their supplies from.

Local builder roundup: A carbon ‘cross collaboration and a new builder

Posted on October 18th, 2012 at 11:35 am.

Bike maker Joshua Bryant.(Self portrait) Welcome to the latest edition of our local builder roundup. With such a thriving crop of bike makers here in Portland, there’s always news to share about what they’re up to. Today we’ll share more on the continuing carbon influx and a new, emerging builder. —— Introducing Joshua Bryant of Read More »

NAHBS Spotlight: A closer look at Paul Brodie’s 1888 Whippet Replica

Posted on March 2nd, 2012 at 5:10 pm.

Tucked away in the corner of the Sacramento Convention Center in a nondescript booth hosted by a Canadian university is a bike that looks like it may have come from another century. 

A visit to Co-Motion Cycles in Eugene

Posted on December 19th, 2011 at 11:15 am.

Tandems on display at Co-Motion Cycles in west Eugene(Photos: Will Vanlue) During my time in Eugene, in addition to seeing the city’s new cycle track, I stopped by Co-Motion Cycles for a tour of their facilities. My initial plan was to take a look at some of the interesting facts about the production of their Read More »

Industrial designer, boat builder team up on plywood cargo bike

Posted on May 19th, 2011 at 12:00 pm.

Exclusive: Portland bike maker partners with Audi

Posted on March 31st, 2011 at 12:36 pm.

The ‘duo’ from Audi, made by Portland-based Renovo Hardwood Bicycles.– Click to enlarge –

Impressive list of builders signed up for Oregon Manifest Design Challenge

Posted on March 30th, 2011 at 10:45 am.

Screen grab from OregonManifest.com. The list of entrants for the 2011 Oregon Manifest Design Challenge is now posted online. The builders, who will compete to build the ultimate utility bike, include some of the most innovative and respected builders in America today. In total there are 34 builders from 11 states and six student teams. Read More »