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East Portland kicks open Sunday Parkways season (photos)

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

A few years ago, not long after Sunday Parkways expanded into East Portland, I got an email soliciting volunteers for the event. “Don’t you think that out of this entire great city of ours, East Portland most deserves to experience Sunday Parkways?” it said.

Though there’s nothing wrong with that sentiment, it clearly wasn’t written by an East Portlander. The crowds enjoying the seven-mile loop during Sunday’s streets-as-parks festival made it perfectly clear: East Portlanders don’t just need Sunday Parkways. They want Sunday Parkways.

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Event: Bike and Photo Show (5/5/11)

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Event Name: Bike and Photo Show
Event Start Date: 5 May 2011
Start Time: 5:00:00 PM
Web Site: http://www.hetfairwheelpodium.com/
Event Description: A bicycle and photography exhibit at Het Fairwheel Podium. A wide range of handcrafted bikes are accompanied by cycling images from Oregon photographers.

Het Fairwheel Podium: 600 NW Naito Pkwy Suite E. May 5, 5:00PM-10:00PM.

Front baskets help get the job done at BikePortland

Thursday, August 27th, 2009
front basket
Jonathan’s camera quick-draw:
a common sight around Portland.
(Photo © Elly Blue)

The front basket used to be a necessary part of any city bike setup, but it seems to have been forgotten over time with the rise of mountain and road bikes.

But baskets are coming back — and in a wider array than ever, from the fancy to the utilitarian. An environmental blog recently did a comprehensive review of a variety of front-mounting baskets currently available (including two locals, Ahearne Cycles and Cetma Cargo).
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