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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.

via reader email and Reddit:

Bike Theft Chronicles: ‘They snapped the sign off the pole’

Posted on October 9th, 2014 at 9:40 am.

“Second bike this year. Portland, I love you, but you’re bringing me down.”

Bike Theft Chronicles: Stolen from TriMet bus rack

Posted on October 8th, 2014 at 1:06 pm.

From RM on 9/24/14: “About two weeks ago my husband’s bike was stolen off the front of a TriMet bus. It was not taken by another rider. It was taken by a random person on the street who ran up to the bus, grabbed his bike and rode off. The driver alerted our friend, who Read More »

Bike Theft Chronicles: “I can only conclude it’s all stolen”

Posted on October 6th, 2014 at 11:36 am.

[Note: In case you missed the announcement, we are now posting reader emails, comments, and other communiques we come across regarding bike theft. We are hearing so much about this crisis, we can't follow-up with a story on everything, so we figure the next best thing is just to try and highlight as many of Read More »

PBOT: N Williams restriping will begin tomorrow (10/4)

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 at 3:43 pm.

Looks like PBOT will finally begin the lane restriping on N Williams Ave. Check out the news advisory they just sent out below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UPDATE + TRAFFIC ADVISORY North Williams left lane closure begins on Monday, October 6 (October 3, 2014) – The contractor for this project will prepare to restripe the left Read More »

Bike Theft Chronicles: “I just feel so defeated and vulnerable”

Posted on October 1st, 2014 at 2:33 pm.

“I’ve had it up to here with the stolen bike parts in Portland… This is just another notch in the belt of biker discrimination and injustice.”— Reader email, 9/24/14 As we reported back in July, bike theft in Portland is out of control. The problem shows no sign of going away and in fact, if Read More »

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