Thieves hit Cascade Cycling bike shop in North Portland

Posted by on February 27th, 2010 at 5:50 pm

Thieves broke into Cascade Cycling Friday night (2/26) and stole bicycles and parts.

Cascade owner Ben Bartlett got in touch with us about the news this afternoon. He said the thieves smashed a front window and took several “precious rides.”

Here are the bikes to keep a look out for:


Bartlett, who opened his shop on the corner of N. Killingsworth and Vancouver back in July of 2006 says he’s offering a “handsome reward” for the return of the bikes.

If you have any information about these bikes or the crime itself, please call the shop at (503) 281-0255.

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Travis A. Wittwer
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Travis A. Wittwer

Lame. I love this shop. It is my neighborhood shop and the employees are stellar.

Red Five
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Red Five

anything for some crack.

Mike
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Mike

Lame, but he’s got insurance right?

Mike
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Mike

That’s awful. I hope the thieves are brought to justice. Hopefully they have insurance.

aljee
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aljee

I’d seen that steamroller in there before and it was way pimp. Definitley deserved a good home. Not this.

Kevin Phomma
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Kevin Phomma

Wait was the Yamaguchi snatched? Or was it never there?

Tom Daly
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AAARRGGHHH!!! That’s so lame! One robbed bike shop owner to another, keep the faith!

AC.
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AC.

A bike shop window without bars is like a cable lock on a bike. Just a matter of time before someone uses very basic tools to open it.

There must be a talented welder/artist interested in designing and fabricating attractive and effective security for windows, maybe even on trade.

BikeR
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Bike Gallery in woodstock has some attractive metal work inside its windows. I am not sure of the artist.

Duncan
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Duncan

while agree with AC, I deplore the need for such things, and also the negative effect they have on the urban landscape.