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Retail chain Anthropologie partners with Portland’s Signal Cycles

by on November 9th, 2012 at 1:12 pm

Made in Portland for Anthropologie.
(Photos: Signal Cycles)

North Portland based bicycle makers Signal Cycles‘ new “picnic bikes” will soon be available for sale at Anthropologie.com. The national retail chain contacted Signal after several months ago after learning about the “Fremont” bike they created for the Oregon Manifest Design Competition last year.

Signal Cycles co-owner Matt Cardinal says a buyer from Anthropologie was interested in a picnic-themed bike and it was an idea he and his partner Nate Meschke had already been thinking about. The bikes feature a 3-speed rear hub, a large front wicker basket, a step-through frame, and a hub-powered front light. (more…)