Archive for October, 2010

Grey Bridgestone 1985

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Year: 1985
Brand: Bridgestone
Stolen in Portland, OR 97214
Stolen From: stolen from 1512 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Neighborhood: Ladd’s/apartment complex
Owner: Julia Cupp
Description: 1985 Bridgestone 15 speed. Grey roadbike
Police record with: Portland PD
This registrant does not have proof of ownership of this bike

Brown Masi CX Speciale 2009

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Year: 2009
Brand: Masi
Model: CX Speciale
Size:58 cm
Stolen in Portland, OR 97203
Stolen From: 7714 N Portsmouth Ave
Neighborhood: Portsmouth/University of Portland
Owner: Adrian Gorman
Description: Brown frame. Cork style taped handlebars. Rear rack, unknown make. Sigma bicycle computer. Front tire: Continental. Rear tire: Schwalbe. Registered with University of Portland’s Public Safety Bicycle Registry with number 1734.

Stock version of this bike:
Police record with: Portland PD
Police reference#: 10-155248
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

black Trek 7.1 FX 2009

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Year: 2009
Brand: Trek
Model: 7.1 FX
Serial: SWTU177C0E
Stolen in Portland, OR 97215
Stolen From: SE 60th and Yamhill outside of Mt. Tabor apartments
Neighborhood: Mt Tabor
Owner: Karen DeBonis
Reward: Good Karma
Description: Black Trek 7.1FX, 700c, Pink Oury grips

The bike seems to have been broken/damaged during the theft. It is missing a brake noodle (presumably from the rear brake).
Police record with: Portland PD
Police reference#: 10-90150
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike


Friday, October 29th, 2010

Vote In Oregon from Our Oregon on Vimeo.

I know you’ve heard it from every other corner of your various socio-internetworks, but it can’t be said enough. Vote.[Read more…]

Despite sketchy crossing, kids still walk to school in Bethany

Friday, October 29th, 2010

With no crosswalk or light, students rely
on a police officer to cross Springville
Road in Bethany.
(Photos: Kellie Rice)

This past Walk and Bike to School day was a smashing success. Throughout Portland’s inner neighborhoods, schools reported overflowing bike racks, crowded crosswalks, and record turnouts.

That’s all fine and good, but our experience of walking and biking to school in Portland isn’t shared by everyone in the region. In newly developed suburbs of Washington County that lack a grid street network and a people-first engineering philosophy — walking and biking to school can be a much greater challenge.[Read more…]

Seattle hospital pledges $2 million for active transportation projects

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Seattle news site Publicola reports that Seattle Children’s Hospital has stepped up with a $2 million investment for biking and walking infrastructure. Here’s a blurb from the Publicola story:

“Children’s plans to spend around $4 million over the next 20 years improving Northeast Seattle’s walkability, bikeability, and drivability as part of the hospital’s expansion and its Comprehensive Transportation Plan. The hospital will invest $2 million on bike and pedestrian improvements around the Ravenna and Sand Point neighborhoods, $1.4 million on general capital investments “in line with Seattle’s priorities,” and $500,000 on intelligent transportation systems (essentially “smart” signals that improve traffic flow and predict congestion).”

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TriMet to hold bike safety event in Pioneer Square

Friday, October 29th, 2010

TriMet announced today that they’ll hold an event in Pioneer Courthouse Square next week to promote safety around transit. The “Be Safe and Be Seen” event will feature a fashion show of reflective clothing and a contest for the most well-lit bicycle.

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Connection complete! Banks-Vernonia Trail finally lives up to its name

Friday, October 29th, 2010

After 20 years, you can finally ride the full length of the 21-mile Banks-Vernonia Trail completely off the highway through gorgeous scenes like this.
(Photos: Oregon Parks and Recreation)

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red Scott 2010

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Year: 2010
Brand: Scott
Serial: GOY7696197
Stolen in Portland, OR 97201
Stolen From: Pioneer Square in front of Nines Hotel on Saturday, October 17, 2010 between 1pm and 6pm
Owner: Ulf Richter
Reward: 100 USD
Description: racing bike, bought at REI, two weeks earlier
Police record with: Portland PD
Police reference#: T10007168
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

red/white scott CX COMP 2008

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Year: 2008
Brand: scott
Model: CX COMP
Stolen in Portland, OR 97209
Stolen From: NW 6th and Flanders, in front of P:ear, from a locked, parked toyota camry.
Neighborhood: oldtown/chinatown/pearl district
Owner: jes gelet
Reward: yes! cash!!!!!
Description: this bike was stolen between 6am-8am on the corner of NW 6th & Flanders, in front of P:ear. It was taken from the back of a locked toyota camry. windows were broken and the bike was removed. It had a U-lock attached to the black rack on the back tire. the bike is exactly as it appears in the attached image. It has attachments for front and rear lights, no water bottle holder, and a yellow and red bungee cord holding my lock onto the rack itself. i’m heartbroken. i don’t drive and live too far from work to walk. please…. ANY help is better than none.

thank you, thank you, for reading.
Police record with: filed 10/28 online with Portland PD
Police reference#: case # 10-155190
This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike