The second annual Oregon Bicycle Summit. 125 advocates came to Sisters to help make Oregon, “The land bicycles dream about.”

Oregon Bicycle Summit ends on poignant note

Posted on April 16th, 2007 at 10:55 am.

“We can’t leave this conference and go back to our silos.”–Tom Jefferson, husband of the late Jane Higdon, in a speech at the Oregon Bicycle Summit. Tom Jefferson, a soft-spoken and thoughtful cyclist from Eugene, was the final speaker at the Oregon Bicycle Summit. Jefferson is the husband of the late Jane Higdon, who was Read More »

State Bicycle Recreation position faces cut

Posted on April 16th, 2007 at 8:55 am.

Iris Riggs at theOregon Bicycle Summit.File photo: 4/14/07 Important news from the Oregon Bicycle Summit… Iris Riggs (in photo) is Oregon’s first ever Bicycle Recreation Coordinator. She was hired last summer by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department to help communities develop bicycle recreation resources, promote bicycle tourism, and more. According to the BTA, the Read More »

Advocates get down to business at Oregon Bicycle Summit

Posted on April 14th, 2007 at 3:46 pm.

Today featured breakout sessionson a variety of issues. We’re half way through the Oregon Bicycle Summit here in Sisters. Summit attendees have been learning the what’s-what and who’s-who in Oregon’s bicycle movement. Jonathan Nicholas kicked off the event this morning with an engaging talk about the history of the ride he started on a whim Read More »

TriMet plans bike party for I-205 detour

Posted on April 14th, 2007 at 12:34 pm.

Flyer for TriMet’s new bike event. TriMet, and its partners on the I-205 light rail construction project, are planning “I-bike-205, a party on pedals”. The event will take place on July 13th when they will unveil a new 6.5 mile alternate bike route around the planned construction. On the event flyer, TriMet says,

League Director says "Oregon rocks" for cycling

Posted on April 14th, 2007 at 12:05 pm.

Andy Clarke addresses theOregon Bicycle Summit. Andy Clarke, the Executive Director of the Washington D.C.-based League of American Bicyclists opened the second annual Oregon Bicycle Summit last night. He addressed a packed audience of 125 advocates from around the state at the Fine Pine Lodge and Conference Center in Sisters. In his speech he said Read More »

Kulongoski declares April 14th as State Bike Day

Posted on April 13th, 2007 at 6:52 pm.

It’s official. I’m down in Sisters at the Oregon Bicycle Summit and I just heard some cool news from Oregon state bicycle tourism coordinator Iris Griggs. She said the Director of Oregon State Parks, Tim Wood will announce tomorrow that Governor Kulongoksi has officially proclaimed April 14th to forever be known as, Oregon’s Scenic Bikeway, Read More »

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