The Dream Team behind Oregon’s lofty goals

This story is part of my ongoing coverage of the 2008 National Bike Summit. See the rest of my coverage here.

The Oregon delegation on the balcony outside Congressman
Peter DeFazio’s office with the Capitol Building in the background.
From L to R: (Front row) Ken Dennis, Daniel McGinnis, Brad Upton, (Rear) Jeff Hampton, Angela Koch, Chris Distefano, Scott West, Robert Ping, Roger Geller, Scott Bricker, Dan Bower, Jay Graves, Jerry Norquist, Jeanette Kloos, Veronica Rinard, Karl Rohde, Kristin Dahl. Not pictured: Paul Adkins, Meeky Blizzard, Emily Gardner, Jonathan Maus, Jill Van Winkle

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Oregon is on a quest to be “the place bicycles dream about” so it should come as no surprise that the Oregon delegation at the National Bike Summit is nothing short of a Dream Team. This all-star cast represents diverse perspectives, has expertise in many areas, is passionate about the bicycle movement, and above all, they’re just really nice folks.

Here’s a list of who they are and what they do (if I left anyone out, please let me know)…

With talent like this, and all the voices they represent back home, I’d say Oregon’s bicycling future is in very good hands.

And by the way, there are no try-outs for this Dream Team. All you have to do is show up to become a member. So start making plans for next year’s Summit, we’d love to have you join us!

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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16 years ago

Hey! What about the dog? What about its name? Goes to the trouble of showing up and posing for the pic and doesn\’t even get mentioned. Woof!

16 years ago

Yeah, what about the other guy/girl?