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Five surprises in a comparison of Portland and Dutch travel choices

Posted on October 21st, 2014 at 2:35 pm.

A motherlode of new data has revealed, for the first time, the ways the distance of our trips affects the way we travel.

Manicures? Gourmet cooking? It’s all possible at Cross Crusade ‘Tailgator’ competition

Posted on October 21st, 2014 at 12:02 pm.

Which Cross Crusade team has the best tailgate party?(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) When you mix one of the largest cyclocross scenes in the world with promoters who focus on the fun as much as the competition, you end up with events where there’s almost as much action in the team pit area as on the Read More »

BikeLoudPDX postcard campaign amplifies the grassroots

Posted on October 21st, 2014 at 9:53 am.

Portland’s newest bike advocacy organization is bringing back the postcard.

Smith Optics to move 35 employees to new Portland office

Posted on October 20th, 2014 at 4:36 pm.

A significant chunk of global eyewear brand Smith Optics will move to Portland early next year. The news was confirmed today via a story posted this afternoon in the Idaho Mountain Express newspaper. Here’s more from the IME: Safilo [Smith's parent company] CEO Luisa Delgado came to Ketchum from Italy this week to discuss the Read More »

Why Portland needs stronger design standards for construction zones

Posted on October 20th, 2014 at 12:16 pm.

A construction project is currently blocking that entire right lane where all the bicycle riders are, forcing people into a mixed-zone environment with only humans as traffic calming measures.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) What a difference a few days can make.

Cross Crusade #3 recap: Photos, drone footage and mishaps

Posted on October 20th, 2014 at 11:33 am.

(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) Race #3 of the River City Bicycles Cross Crusade is in the books. After a double-header opening weekend at Alpenrose Dairy, the series continued in fine style with a turnout of 1,277 racers at Portland International Raceway yesterday.

Bomb squad disarms tripwire device found on trail near Forest Park – UDPATED

Posted on October 20th, 2014 at 11:15 am.

The device was an improvised firearm with a pipe loaded with a shotgun shell.

The Monday Roundup: Bingo, a cargo bike park, sex with cars, and more

Posted on October 20th, 2014 at 9:09 am.

This week’s best bike links start with a dynamite interview with a traffic historian.

Comment of the Week: The decline of ageism in biking

Posted on October 17th, 2014 at 2:25 pm.

Actually, older people are driving the modern biking movement.

Raising the profile of Portland’s bike theft problem

Posted on October 17th, 2014 at 1:35 pm.

Putting bike theft on their radar.(Photo: City of Portland) If you’ve been paying attention, you know that Portland has a serious theft problem when it comes to bicycles and bike parts. For all of you that feel hopeless about it, I wanted to chime in and say I think there are some signs that the Read More »

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