Check out the Mercury’s Bike Issue

Cover of the Portland
Mercury’s Bike Issue.
(Art by Justin “Scrappers” Morrison)

This year, the Portland Mercury stepped up to partner with Shift’s Pedalpalooza event (the 2+ week, 200+ event biking extravaganza that starts today!).

The Mercury is helping Shift with their big Dance Party on Saturday night and they’re distributing the official Pedalpalooza Calendar in their “Bike Issue” that just hit the streets this morning.

If you haven’t checked out the Mercury this week, do it now! Here’s a rundown of the bikey features:

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Portland Mercury News Editor
Amy J. Ruiz.
(Photo © J. Maus)

My Two Bikey Portlands
A very interesting article from contributor and Carfree Conference organizer Elly Blue on why Europe’s best bike cities have nothing on Portland.

Bike… to the Future!
Reporter Amy J. Ruiz delves into Portland’s Platinum status and asks, “What’s next?”

Bike of the Future!
Read what a few of Portland’s handmade bike builders have to say about the bike of the future (compiled by Sacha White of Vanilla Bicycles).

Know Your Brights
A bit of bike fashion help from the Mercury.

How to Properly Cuff Your Right Pant Leg
If you’re new to the whole bike thing, this is a good primer.

The Pedal Principle
A look at Portland’s bike-friendly businesses (including mine!) by reporter Matt Davis.

Cheers to the Mercury for jumping head first into the bike scene!

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Scott Mizée
14 years ago

Great Issue, Mercury! Can\’t wait to pedal through the whole thing!

Todd Boulanger
Todd Boulanger
14 years ago

And Jonathan…thanks for using the great bike photo from Timos 24 hour epic sushi ride last year in your ad. Fun.

Scott Mizée
14 years ago

ah… is that what that was from, Todd? I was wondering what it was. That picture is classic.

erin g.
erin g.
14 years ago

Thank you, Amy Ruiz and The Mercury team! Your in-depth coverage and support of the *many* issues that impact and engage cyclists is deeply appreciated!

Erin G.

We are ALL Traffic

14 years ago

The Mercury is starting to redeem itself in my mind for the homophobic \”queer\” issue last week.