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Advocate: Portland Council set to consider Climate Action Plan (6/24)

Posted on June 19th, 2015 at 10:18 am.

Portland City Council to consider 2015 Climate Action Plan on June 24 Proposed plan contains revisions from public comment period, outlines next steps for achieving Portland and Multnomah County’s carbon reduction goals. WHO: Portland City Council, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability WHAT: On behalf of all City of Portland bureaus, the Bureau of Planning and Read More »

Advocate: Outer Powell Safety Project 6/23 (ODOT)

Posted on June 19th, 2015 at 6:44 am.

Outer Powell Safety Project Decision Committee meeting The public is invited to attend the Outer Powell Boulevard Transportation Safety Project’s Decision Committee meeting on Tuesday, June 23, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the David Douglas High School Library, 1001 S.E. 135th Ave., Portland. The meeting will include updates on community outreach, schedule, design Read More »

Newswire: Pedal PT on SE Clinton named ‘Gold’ bicycle friendly biz

Posted on May 6th, 2015 at 9:13 am.

Always great to hear when a local business gets one of the highest possible bike-friendly rankings from the League of American Bicyclists. Check out the news below from Pedal PT (and stop by and say hi next time you roll by SE 25th and Clinton): Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Read More »

Newswire: Upper portion of Larch Mtn. Road will re-open May 6th

Posted on May 5th, 2015 at 9:18 am.

If you’re a serious rider who has tackled the epic Larch Mountain climb, we’ve got some good news: The upper portion of the road is being officially re-opened for the season on May 6th. If you’ve been going past the gate illegally, then this is probably bad news since now there will be people driving Read More »

Two free mountain biking events in Portland tonight!

Posted on April 29th, 2015 at 4:28 pm.

Who says Portland is a bummer place for mountain biking?! Tonight there are two free events where you can get your dirt riding stoke on by hanging out with pros who want to share their knowledge with you. Oh, and you’re almost guaranteed to win some great schwag just for showing up. Check details below… Read More »

Support trail advocacy by ordering new NW Trail Alliance gear

Posted on April 28th, 2015 at 10:23 am.

Show your support for the non-profit Northwest Trail Alliance by ordering some of their new kit. Check out the ordering info below… And make sure to do it before the NWTA store closes on May 11th.

Portland’s ‘Unipiper’ gets his own beer

Posted on April 27th, 2015 at 5:10 pm.

You know that guy who rides around Portland on a unicycle in a Darth Vader mask and a kilt whilst playing bagpipes? Yes, I’m talking about the Unipiper. Like Voodoo Doughnuts and Portlandia, he’s become something of an icon of our fair city. And now he’s got his own beer, aptly named UnipIPA (get it?). Read More »

Industry Ticker: Yakima’s #sharethetrail campaign promotes stewardship

Posted on April 24th, 2015 at 12:04 pm.

Beaverton-based Yakima has just launched a big contest… And the prize really caught my eye. One lucky winner will get two tickets to Mountain Bike Oregon in Oakridge this summer. Check out the details in the press release below: Yakima Announces #sharethetrail Campaign to Promote Outdoor Stewardship – Winner of the online photo contest will Read More »

Industry Ticker: Showers Pass releases ‘Torch’ socks

Posted on April 24th, 2015 at 11:56 am.

Our friends at southeast Portland-based Showers Pass have released yet another new product, further extending their reach beyond just the ubiquitous rain jackets they’re famous for. Check out the details in the press release below.

Kruger’s Kermesse race cancelled due to early berry picking season

Posted on April 23rd, 2015 at 4:07 pm.

Bummer news… One of our great local races, Kruger’s Kermess, has been cancelled. It’s usually held in mid-May at Kruger’s Farm Market on Sauvie Island. Looks like the warm temps this year have bumped up berry picking season and the farm will be in full swing. Check out the details from race organizer Kris Schamp Read More »

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