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Bike Theft Chronicles: Accosted, chased, then recovered

Posted on November 24th, 2014 at 11:45 am.

As more Portlanders get sick-and-tired of the bike theft-related activities happening in broad daylight all over our city, we’re hearing more incidents like the one just shared by reader Spencer B. this morning on the OBRA Chat email list: SUBJECT: accosted, chased, chased suspect, then recovered high end MTB fork- Portland long story short, this Read More »

Album release party tonight for daughter of missing Cycle Oregon rider Mark Bosworth

Posted on November 20th, 2014 at 10:37 am.

Tonight at Velo Cult will be an album release party that will have special meaning to many people in the local bicycling scene. Kelly Bosworth grew up singing songs and playing music at home with her dad Mark Bosworth. Mark is the man who went missing from a Cycle Oregon campsite in September 2011 and Read More »

Please take the Oregon State Parks trail use survey

Posted on November 19th, 2014 at 2:43 pm.

I was just going to Tweet this until I read that they only do this “once-per-decade.” Please take this survey so the state’s policies and investment strategies line up with how trails are actually being used. Check the official announcement below: Survey Of Non-Motorized Trail Use By Oregon State Parks The Oregon State Parks and Read More »

Bike Theft Chronicles: Tracking down a chop shop in Hillsboro

Posted on November 18th, 2014 at 1:47 pm.

Reader Evan B. shares what he knows about an alleged chop shop in Hillsboro — showing that bike theft isn’t just an issue here in Portland, but across the region… (Evan’s message below also appeared on Reddit) Hi everyone, Just wanted to give you a heads up that there is most definitely a bicycle “chop Read More »

TriMet project at Gateway Transit Center will impact bicycle access to I-205 path

Posted on November 11th, 2014 at 11:34 am.

A project to upgrade a rail crossing at the south end of the Gateway Transit Center will close bicycle access to the I-205 path from November 16th through the 26th. See more info from TriMet below: TriMet will be making improvements to a rail crossing at Gateway Transit Center November 16 and November 23, 2014. Read More »

Update on Hawthorne viaduct bus stop/bike lane project

Posted on October 29th, 2014 at 1:10 pm.

As a follow up to our story a few weeks ago about Multnomah County’s project to remove the rumble strips and revamp the bus stop/bike lane on the westbound approach to the Hawthorne Bridge, I just got an email update on the project from our friends at Multnomah County… I wanted to update you on Read More »

Gladys Bikes and Sweetpea Bicycles ink new sales partnership

Posted on October 21st, 2014 at 12:19 pm.

Two women-focused Portland bike companies — custom builder Sweetpea Bicycles and Gladys Bikes bike shop — have formed a partnership to do more of what they do, only better. Check out the press release below for more details… Sweetpea Bicycles and Gladys Bikes Join Forces to Get More Women on Bikes

Bike Theft Chronicles: Shop reports thieves are cutting cables to steal parts

Posted on October 20th, 2014 at 2:53 pm.

This installment comes from our friends at Metropolis Cycle Repair on N. Williams and Page. The shop owner Nathan Roll emailed us to share an alarming trend they’ve noticed at the store lately. Here’s what he posted to Facebook (emphases mine): A heads up to all of our friends in the neighborhood. We have had Read More »

Bike Theft Chronicles: DRT winning Bike Friday stolen, possibly seen in Portland

Posted on October 15th, 2014 at 1:26 pm.

Stolen in Eugene on Friday and it might be in Portland now.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) Willie Hatfield, the winner of Portland’s Disaster Relief Trials event has just informed us that the bike he used — a custom Bike Friday — was stolen in Eugene this past Friday.

Bike Theft Chronicles: ‘Scumbag’ stealing lights in broad daylight

Posted on October 15th, 2014 at 11:37 am.

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