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‘Stumptown Crit’ and a family bike ride to be part of MLS All-Star Game festivities

Posted on July 8th, 2014 at 12:24 pm.

Bike racing will return to downtown Portland in a big way thanks to a tie-in with the 2014 Major League Soccer All Star Game.

Portland Short Track series celebrates 10th anniversary tonight (photos)

Posted on July 7th, 2014 at 1:01 pm.

The Portland Short Track series out at PIR celebrates its 10th anniversary tonight.

Portland cyclocross is the pits

Posted on November 12th, 2013 at 2:22 pm.

Racing bikes is far from the only thing that makes our local cyclocross scene special.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland)

Cyclocross interview series: OBRA Executive Director Kenji Sugahara

Posted on November 8th, 2013 at 9:58 am.

OBRA Executive Director Kenji Sugahara in the office of U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley in March 2012.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Welcome to the fourth installment in our series audio interviews with local cyclocross personalities. We’ve partnered with the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) to broadcast these interviews in advance of their 2013 Cyclocross Championship event coming Read More »

Cyclocross interview series episode two: Brad Ross

Posted on October 23rd, 2013 at 10:51 am.

It’s a dirty job, but Brad Ross likes to do it.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Welcome to the second of six audio interviews with local cyclocross personalities and promoters that we’ll be sharing in the coming weeks. We’ve partnered with the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association to broadcast these interviews in advance of their 2013 Cyclocross Championship Read More »

Cyclocross interview series episode one: Molly Cameron

Posted on October 16th, 2013 at 11:41 am.

Molly Cameron, shown here racing in 2010, is a fixture on the local cyclocross scene. In addition to being an elite-level racer, she also owns Portland Bicycle Studio.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

On 20th anniversary, an interview with Cross Crusade’s Brad Ross

Posted on October 4th, 2013 at 2:13 pm.

There’s nothing quite like the Cross Crusade.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Believe it or not, Portland’s Cross Crusade cyclocross series enters its 20th season this weekend. Founded in 1993 when Rick Potestio and Russ Humberston took over a smaller series dubbed “The First Mud”, the Cross Crusade has grown by leaps and bounds. Today it’s known Read More »

Record turnout as ‘cross season gets rolling

Posted on September 3rd, 2013 at 1:56 pm.

A forested section of the course served up challenging ascents and descents.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Portland track racer making headlines in Berlin

Posted on January 29th, 2013 at 12:49 pm.

Kovalcik in Berlin (he’s behind the middle guy in white).(Photo: Facebook) Portland resident Zak Kovalcik is raising a lot of eyebrows in the track racing world. The Sizzle Pie Cycling p/b Veloforma team rider is currently in Germany competing in the 102nd annual Berlin Six Day. The event features a form of track racing known Read More »

Crusade finale course a ‘soul-crusher’; but smiles prevail

Posted on November 19th, 2012 at 2:00 pm.

Mud left its mark on the Crusade finale out at PIR yesterday.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

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