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Posted on December 3rd, 2013 at 10:36 am.
Showers Pass is expanding their product line once again with the new "Crosspoint" sock which they say is waterproof and breathable. Check out the photo and press release below and stay tuned for our review once we get a pair to try out...
NEW: Waterproof Breathable Socks from Showers Pass
Three-Layer Bonded Construction Provides Truly Innovative Wet [...]
Posted on December 2nd, 2013 at 2:38 pm.
This event looks interesting... And it comes with free admission to the Portland Art Museum's Samurai exhibit. Check out the details below and make sure you RSVP if you'd like to show up
Just a reminder to RSVP if you’re planning on coming by the first ever Bike+Tech “Samurai" happy hour at the Portland Art [...]
Posted on December 2nd, 2013 at 1:23 pm.
The Oregon State Police has posted the results from a focused enforcement mission over the Thanksgiving holiday. The numbers reflect a sad reality of how common unsafe and illegal driving is on our roads.
Check out these traffic collision, injury and citation stats from Wednesday (11/27) afternoon through Sunday night (just three and-a-half days!):
On Thursday, [...]
Posted on December 2nd, 2013 at 12:03 pm.
It was approved by the stakeholder advisory committee last month, but the plans to put bike lanes on SE Foster Road still aren't final. Now it's time to take the proposal out into the community for another open house.
Here's the event blurb from PBOT:
The 5th Open House will take place on Thursday, December 5, [...]
Posted on October 16th, 2013 at 12:08 pm.
See below for info and detour maps just sent to us from PGE:
Notice of Trail Closure along the Springwater Trail
Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 28th, 2013, Portland General Electric will begin work along the Springwater Trail between SW Pleasant Valley View Dr. and SE Circle Ave. to improve service reliability in the area. [...]
Posted on October 4th, 2013 at 12:04 pm.
Check out the PBOT press release below... Looks like a great day planned next week to celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day:
‘Walk + Bike to School Day’ on Wed., Oct. 9 citywide;
Procession with Commissioner Novick, Director Leah Treat, Timber Joey and
150 students to Maplewood Elementary School
(Oct. 4, 2013) - International “Walk + [...]
Posted on October 1st, 2013 at 11:48 am.
Big staffing move from Portland largest bicycle company:
Chris King Precision Components is pleased to announce that effective October 7th, 2013 Kris “Kirby” Bedsaul will be starting as General Manager for Chris King Precision Components and Cielo Bicycles.
Kirby has a long relationship with Chris King Precision Components having managed sales in the early 2000s and more [...]
Posted on October 1st, 2013 at 9:56 am.
Clark County residents take note:
September 30, 2013
Contact: Laurie Lebowsky, Community Planning
(360) 397-2280 ext. 4544, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bicycle and Pedestrian [...]
Posted on September 25th, 2013 at 9:11 am.
[Note from the publisher: We have some great sources in Washington County that frequently send us interesting bits of information. Most of the tips don't end up developing into Front Page stories, but I figured they deserved to be shared somewhere. So I'm going to start putting them here under the "WashCo Watch" banner and [...]
Posted on September 24th, 2013 at 4:20 pm.
Passing along a call for volunteers from a reader:
The Village Bicycle Project has been given more than 100 bikes by the Portland Police Department. On Thursday the 26th we will process and load, before continuing to Seattle. Help is desperately needed to remove pedals, turn bars and load the van. Some bikes may be unsuitable [...]