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We think the Blazers and bikes go great together. Want proof? Check out the stories below (including recaps of our Blazers Bike Night events).

Go Blazers!

NBA’s Trail Blazers link up with nonprofit Community Cycling Center

by on October 28th, 2016 at 12:40 pm

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The bond between biking and the Blazers just got a lot stronger.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

It’s going to be a great season for the Portland Trail Blazers — and we’re not just talking about what happens on the court.

Earlier this week the Blazers announced their 2016 Community Partners and the Community Cycling Center is one of them. (more…)

Join us, the CCC and Oregon Walks for Blazers Bike Night on November 13th!

by on October 12th, 2016 at 7:52 am

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The Moda Center bike parking area is always full and fun on Bike Night!

If you’re excited as we are for the start of the NBA season, you’ll love this news: Blazers Bike Night is back for 2016 and operators are standing by to take your ticket order .

This year’s game is the Sunday, November 13th contest against the Denver Nuggets, an exciting young team that features former Trail Blazer Will “The Thrill” Barton.
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Blazers star CJ McCollum rolls on Biketown (and so have thousands of other people)

by on July 27th, 2016 at 10:28 am

This video, posted to Instagram and Twitter last night by Trail Blazers star guard CJ McCollum, says just about everything you need to know about Portland’s new bike share system: It’s fun, it’s easily accessible which encourages spontaneity (McCollum said his ride was done on an impulse, probably as a celebration of his new contract), it’s considered cool enough for a stylish and respected NBA star to ride (thanks Nike!), and it appeals to a much broader swath of Portlanders than regular old cycling does.

These are just some of the reasons why after just one week, Biketown looks like a huge success that’s making people sing and smile (just like CJ) all over town. In fact, over 7,000 people have taken a Biketown for a ride in the first 7 days.

Here are the latest numbers from Biketown’s operator Motivate Inc as of 2:00 pm yesterday (Tuesday):
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Tonight: Bike to watch the Blazers and support Better Broadway

by on May 11th, 2016 at 11:47 am

Let's do this Blazers!(Photo: Sarah Iannarone)

Let’s do this Blazers!
(Photo: Sarah Iannarone)

Got plans tonight?
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We packed the bike racks at Blazers Bike Night!

by on April 7th, 2016 at 4:09 pm

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Becky Morton brought her whole family along! (And who let that weird guy with the cape bomb this photo!?)
(Photo: Becky Morton’s sister)

The seventh (not quite annual) Blazers Bike Night is in the books. We packed the bike racks at the Moda Center and the Blazers won the game and clinched a spot in the playoffs. What a great night!
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Tonight’s Trail Blazers ‘Green Game’ will highlight transportation

by on April 6th, 2016 at 2:02 pm

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Tonight’s Item of the Game features Portland’s
non-car transportation modes.

Tonight is Blazers Bike Night and it’s also part of a larger effort by the National Basketball Association and the Portland Trail Blazers organization to be more aware about of their impact on the environment.

All season long the Blazers have used special “Green Games” to highlight areas where they want to reduce their environmental footprint. So far they’ve focused on energy, waste, food, and water conservation. Tonight’s focus area is transportation and Bike Night is the centerpiece of the campaign.

According to the team about 6 percent of Blazer fans walk or bike to the Moda Center. Add the 5 percent who take the bus and 25 percent who take light rail and you’ve got 36 percent of the 19,980 Moda Center fans who get to the game without a car.
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Join us for Blazers Bike Night on April 6th!

by on February 25th, 2016 at 8:57 am

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Fun for the whole family!
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

In case you haven’t heard, the Portland Trail Blazers are one of the hottest teams in the NBA. After saying goodbye to four of their five starters in the off-season everyone had written this team off. But now they’re sitting comfortably close to the upper ecehelon of the Western Conference and are poised for a playoff run.
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Love the Blazers? Don’t forget it’s Bike Night on April 8th

by on March 12th, 2015 at 3:05 pm

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My friend Dave Rebanal and I on PCH last week
en route to see the Blazers play in Los Angeles.

Blazers Bike Night is just a few weeks away and we’d love for you to join us. This event combines two things that make Portland great — biking and the Trail Blazers — but it only works out if we get a good crowd.

It’s no secret that I love basketball and I’m a huge NBA fan. And there are few things I like more than combining basketball and my other love — biking. In fact, last week some friends and I celebrated our 40th birthdays by following the team on a California road trip. We saw them play the Sacramento Kings, then we took the train to Santa Barbara and rode our bikes to Los Angeles to see them play the Clippers!

On Wednesday, April 8th our ride to the game will be about 100 miles shorter. We’ll be riding to the game as a group to cheer them on against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The T’wolves have the top rookie in the league right in Andrew Wiggins and with the recent addition of NBA veteran big-man Kevin Garnett, they’re a fun team to watch. (more…)

Join us for Blazer Bike Night on Wednesday, April 8th

by on February 25th, 2015 at 2:25 pm

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This could be you! We’ll be flying the Trail Blazers flag once again on April 8th.

If you missed our last Blazer Bike Night back in November, you have a chance to redeem yourself next month.
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Bike lane art honors late Blazers star Jerome Kersey

Michael Andersen (Contributor) by on February 25th, 2015 at 12:15 am

Jerome Kersey, the local basketball hero who died last week at age 52, has been granted one of Portland’s highest honors:

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The Jerome Kersey Bike Lane outside the Moda Center on NE Multnomah Blvd.
(Photo J Maus/BikePortlnd)

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