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Portland Rider: Meet Becka Nethers

Posted by on July 26th, 2013 at 4:26 pm

Becka Nethers.
(Photo: Alex Milan Tracy)

Welcome to the latest installment of Portland Rider, a regular column shot and edited by local photojournalist Alex Milan Tracy.

Alex bumped into northeast Portland resident Becka Nethers and got her talking about her bike, her helmet, why she only rides a few times a week, and more. Hear what she had to say and view more photos of her in the video slideshow below…

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  • Anne Hawley July 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    Nice! Thank you for featuring a casual, occasional rider. I think Becka will help encourage more people to consider riding at least some of the time, on at least some of their trips. It’s not an all-or-nothing deal.

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  • Andrew K July 26, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    I’ve always liked the way Globe Bicycles doesn’t slap labels and brand names all over their bikes.

    Cool interview btw!

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  • Yuri Nashun July 27, 2013 at 10:56 am

    I’m sure she’ll take a lot of flak here for being pro-helmet.

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    • aaron July 29, 2013 at 7:55 am

      A helmet saved my life. I’ll sign up for some of that flak.

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  • KRhea July 27, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    Yuri Nashun
    I’m sure she’ll take a lot of flak here for being pro-helmet.
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    Good for her. I’ll be happy to share any and all “flak” with her regarding her pro-helmet stance.

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  • John Liu
    John Liu July 29, 2013 at 7:34 am

    Cute bike. I’d not heard of that brand.

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  • glo July 29, 2013 at 8:36 am

    The Globe series bikes are made by Specialized.

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