Which Cross Crusade team has the best tailgate party?(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) When you mix one of the largest cyclocross scenes in the world with promoters who focus on the fun as much as the competition, you end up with events where there’s almost as much action in the team pit area as on the Read More »
(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) Race #3 of the River City Bicycles Cross Crusade is in the books. After a double-header opening weekend at Alpenrose Dairy, the series continued in fine style with a turnout of 1,277 racers at Portland International Raceway yesterday.
Freak Bike Fall is back and there’s a ride, race, and other fun stuff all weekend.(Photo: J Maus/BikePortland) Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery. Finally fall has really set in. After a summer that just didn’t want to go away, we’ve Read More »
(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) Portland’s proclivity for planning and process can make activism on certain topics daunting. The city’s Comprehensive Plan is one such topic: it’s as large and complicated as it is important. So, when our friends at Lancaster Engineering and Bike Walk Vote wanted to make it the theme of a Wonk Night, Read More »
Stagnation got you down? Tired of over-compromised projects that don’t move the needle? Looking for exciting transportation projects you can really sink your teeth into? Than we’ve got an event for you! The Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC) is hosting Let’s be Fearless: Big Ideas for our Transportation Future on October 27th.
Wonk Night is where people and policy mix. We’re excited to announce our next Wonk Night. On Wednesday, October 15th (one week from today) we’ll take a Romp in the Comp Plan. The City of Portland is updating our Comprehensive Plan and the time is now to make sure they hear your feedback. A draft Read More »
Cool reflective pinwheel logo sticker made just for us! If you haven’t grabbed your tickets for Blazers Bike Night on November 2nd yet, now is the time to do it. If you buy tickets through our special link — using promo code “bike” — through this Monday (10/6) you’ll be guaranteed to sit in one Read More »
The “bike poster party” is back!(Photo by J. Maus/BikPortland) Artcrank is one of our favorite events. For the past five years, this one-night gallery show and party has brought a refreshing mix of art and community to Portland. With the show returning this Saturday night (10/4), we thought it’d be fun to share a special Read More »
At this weekend’s Bike & Beer Fest, you can drink local beer while getting to know local bike makers like Eric Estlund of Winter Bicycles.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) What happens when you mash together two of Portland’s best fall bike events into one, big, blowout weekend party? The Handmade Bike & Beer Festival.
Press release is below: Dec. 5, 2014 Contact: Mike Pullen, Communications Office, 503-209-4111, firstname.lastname@example.org Springwater Trail closure under Sellwood Bridge Dec. 8 – 19 A short section of the Springwater Trail under the Sellwood Bridge will be closed December 8 – 19, 2014 during demolition of the old east approach to the bridge above the Read More »
As more Portlanders get sick-and-tired of the bike theft-related activities happening in broad daylight all over our city, we’re hearing more incidents like the one just shared by reader Spencer B. this morning on the OBRA Chat email list: SUBJECT: accosted, chased, chased suspect, then recovered high end MTB fork- Portland long story short, this Read More »
Tonight at Velo Cult will be an album release party that will have special meaning to many people in the local bicycling scene. Kelly Bosworth grew up singing songs and playing music at home with her dad Mark Bosworth. Mark is the man who went missing from a Cycle Oregon campsite in September 2011 and Read More »