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Rural road advisories: Paving in Washington County, big trucks on Lolo Pass Road

Posted on August 20th, 2014 at 11:15 pm.

Two issues to be aware of on some popular rural roads around the region: Construction up near Mt. Hood will mean major truck traffic on Lolo Pass Road and others in the Zig Zag area; and on the other side of region, Washington County will be paving some key biking roads. See the official notices Read More »

State needs volunteers to count Scenic Bikeway riders

Posted on July 30th, 2014 at 4:12 pm.

Cool volunteer opp with Oregon Parks & Rec: OPRD is organizing cyclist user counts along the Tualatin and Willamette Valley Bikeways and we need volunteers to help with the counts. User count data will be collected on August 16 and 17. We are looking for volunteers to sign up for two hour slots to count Read More »

PPB will host bike safety ‘fiesta’ in east Portland tomorrow (7/19)

Posted on July 18th, 2014 at 4:31 pm.

We realize this is last minute but it’s the first we heard about it and figured it’s worth getting the word out as far and wide as possible. This could be a great way for east Portland to learn about bicycling and have some good interactions with the Portland Police Bureau. Details and flyer below.. Read More »

Sierra Club and central Oregon MTB advocates team up for Waldo Lake preservation

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 at 4:04 pm.

Interesting event happening next week down near Oakridge, Oregon. Our friends from the Central Oregon Trail Alliance are teaming with Sierra Club on trail access issues around Waldo Lake. This is notable because Sierra Club and mountain bike advocates have been on opposite sides of trail issues in the past. Also, I’ve got a reporting Read More »

ODOT “improvements” for Barbur Blvd set for construction this month

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 at 10:09 am.

ODOT just announced a few changes coming to SW Barbur Blvd (including a restripe of the southbound bike lane at Taylors Ferry Rd) that are expected to be completed by this fall. Check out the details via the official statement blow: A series of improvements will get under way this month along Southwest Barbur Boulevard Read More »

‘Bikes + Books’ event will showcase local authors

Posted on June 19th, 2014 at 8:52 am.

A cool event coming to the Disjecta arts space in Kenton next week (6/26) combines two of our favorite things: bikes and books. It’s being organized by the same folks behind Filmed by Bike so you know it’ll be great. Check out the event announcement below: Bikes+Books: A literary event with a bar. Wednesday, June Read More »

BTA needs your vote to win $50,000 grant

Posted on June 16th, 2014 at 1:00 pm.

The BTA is up for a $50,000 grant and they need more votes to make it happen. The competition is among 11 other non-profits who are also lining up for the grant from Advantis Credit Union. So far, the BTA isn’t doing so hot. You can vote online every 24 hours through June 30th. As Read More »

Path Less Pedaled needs two models for upcoming shoot (it pays!)

Posted on June 10th, 2014 at 4:57 pm.

Our friends Russ Roca and Laura Crawford of Path Less Pedaled are looking for two subjects for an upcoming catalog photo shoot… and it’s a paid gig! If you’re between 25-35 and fit the other requirements, this is definitely something you should consider. Check out more info below… Talent Call­-Out: Catalog Photo Shoot for International Read More »

Larch Mountain Road now open for the season

Posted on May 27th, 2014 at 9:27 am.

For those of you who like the beautiful challenge of climbing to the top of Larch Mountain Road east of Troutdale, you will be happy to know that Multnomah County has just announced it is now open. It closes each year during winter and usually stays closed until mid-June… But we’ve just gotten word that Read More »

Putting rides to words: ‘Gravel Poet Society’

Posted on February 27th, 2014 at 12:28 pm.

Gravel riding veteran Dan Morgan lives and breaths backroads bicycling (here a photo of him I snapped while we shared some miles in eastern Oregon last summer). I hope to profile him in more detail here on the Front Page sooner or later. For now, I want to share some poems written by Dan’s relatives: Read More »

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