Goods BMX doing well on MLK

Goods BMX shop

[Owner Shad Johnson.]

The other day, while looking for the BMX Museum, I happened upon a new bike shop in Northeast Portland called Goods. Goods specializes in high-end BMX parts, frames, and clothing.

The shop was started about a year ago by 10-year Portland resident Shad Johnson. While Shad says there’s a great BMX scene in Portland, most of his sales come from his website at GoodsBMX.com.

In typical BMX’er fashion, I received the glaring stare-down by some too-cool shop regulars when I rolled up on my dorky road bike. They looked at me and said, “You must be looking for Cyclepath.” Cyclepath is a shop that sells custom road and mountain bikes and is in the same building as Goods.

Goods BMX shop
Goods BMX shop

Notable at the shop is the huge bizillion-inch big screen TV. I assumed it was for watching BMX videos until they pulled out the Playstation 2. I just love it when bike sub-cultures live up to their stereotypes!

If you’re into BMX and want to check out a really nice shop, stop into 2808 NE MLK Jr. BLVD. (Suite O) and pay Shad a visit. See the rest of my photos here.

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West Cougar
West Cougar
16 years ago

Ahh, sweet, sweet stereotypes. They’re funny ‘cuz they’re true.

the hand
the hand
16 years ago

i heard stevie really isn’t magic.

that tall guy
that tall guy
16 years ago

If it were me, I would Dipset.

MAGIC IS KING!

Tim
Tim
16 years ago

That’s a great shop and Shad’s a hell of a nice guy.

BMXers ride for fun, not as a form of political statement.

Don’t get me started on stereotyping the typical PDX cyclist.

Jarrett
16 years ago

For some reason, the phrase ‘high-end BMX parts’ made me chuckle. Apparently there’s a whole world there I’ve never encountered.

Oh, and that Cyclepath blog sure is… never updated.

magic
magic
16 years ago

Duh, cyclists are wack. Bike riders are where it’s really at cuz! haha

CyclePath
CyclePath
16 years ago

Our luck in finding a trustworthy, efficient web designer has been a major fiasco. a few have been commissioned and been too busy to get it done in a reasonable time or fall down on the job. We now have a guy who’s taking care of building the site. So, within 2-3 weeks we should have a new Cycle Path website. stay tuned.

Bill