(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.
The final descent into Riverfront Park in The Dalles.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) After seven days, 489 miles, and 35,000 feet of climbing, my Cycle Oregon 2014 experience concluded in The Dalles on Saturday.
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 »
I was just going to Tweet this until I read that they only do this “once-per-decade.” Please take this survey so the state’s policies and investment strategies line up with how trails are actually being used. Check the official announcement below: Survey Of Non-Motorized Trail Use By Oregon State Parks The Oregon State Parks and Read More »