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Multnomah County seeking bike/walk advisory committee members

Posted on April 16th, 2015 at 4:36 pm.

Check it out. Good opportunity to play a role in local bike policy/project/planning. Press release is below and you can find more info here. Members sought for Multnomah County Bicycle and Pedestrian Citizen Advisory Committee Multnomah County is seeking to fill three vacancies on its Bicycle and Pedestrian Citizen Advisory Committee with new members who Read More »

Industry Ticker: Project 529 inks partnership with Abus

Posted on April 16th, 2015 at 3:00 pm.

Our friends at Project 529 have set up a partnership with Abus, a leading brand of bike security products. Starting in Portland and then expanding nationally, some Abus locks will come with a free 529 Garage Bicycle Registration Kit. Learn more in the press release below… ABUS Mobile Security LLC and Project 529 Join Forces Read More »

Open house for Metro’s North Tualatin Mountains plan is May 6th

Posted on April 14th, 2015 at 4:58 pm.

Metro is looking to develop 1,300 acres of hills north of Forest Park. This planning process will determine how best to accomodate various uses — including cycling — on new roads and trails. For more background on this project, see our report from the previous open house in December 2014. Info on May 6th open Read More »

‘Inspired to Ride’ film to premiere in Portland April 18th

Posted on April 14th, 2015 at 9:07 am.

Nathan Jones from Ride Yr Bike is hosting the Portland premiere of Inspired to Ride, a film about endurance cycling. The big event is at McMenamins Mission Theater (NW 16th and Glisan) on Saturday April 18th and the film’s cast and crew — as well as endurance racing legends Mike Hall and Juliana Buhring — Read More »

Travel Oregon adds cycling component to “7 Wonders” marketing campaign

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 at 3:25 pm.

Travel Oregon announced earlier this week that they plan to add cycling to their “7 Wonders” marketing campaign. This could be a great boost to Oregon’s bicycle industry and to bike tourism in the state in general. Check out the teaser Travel Oregon has shared: 7 Wonders of Oregon Campaign Launches Cycling Component Travel Oregon’s Read More »

Newswire: Grimm TV show to feature local bike brands

Posted on March 31st, 2015 at 8:12 am.

Watch for this bike made by Portland-based Circa Cycles on this Friday’s episode of Grimm on NBC. Sources say this Friday’s episode of the hit NBC TV show Grimm, which is filmed here in Portland, will be very bike-centric.

Tandem curious? Santana Demo Day coming to Portland Saturday

Posted on March 26th, 2015 at 8:42 am.

A major tandem brand is bringing their best and newest rigs to Portland for a test ride party at Mt. Tabor park.

Sewer project will impact biking on N Williams Ave for two months

Posted on March 9th, 2015 at 10:06 am.

The Portland Bureau of Environmental Services says a sewer project starting today on N Williams Ave will impact bicycling conditions for the next two months. The project is on Williams between Fargo and Cook and the construction zone will be active from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm each day. Below is a map and description Read More »

Momentum Magazine looking for contributor to Portland city guide

Posted on March 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 am.

Our friends up in Vancouver BC at the fabulous Momentum Magazine are looking for someone to put together their upcoming Portland City Guide feature. Check out the details below: We’re looking for a someone to help us with gathering info for the text side of things, the what to do, where to ride, how to Read More »

Get involved: Write letters to city leaders about SE Clinton

Posted on January 26th, 2015 at 5:05 pm.

Below is info about an event being organized by Bike Loud PDX on Wednesday, 1/28: We have reserved a meeting room at the Belmont Public Library, located at 1038 Southeast Cesar E Chavez Boulevard, Portland, OR on Wednesday, January 28th from 5:30-7:30pm. Purpose of meeting: Gather to write individual letters to various members of the Read More »

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