Stories by Carl Larson
A bike made by Portland-based Signal Cycles helps complement Brooks’ new panniers in a booth at Interbike. — Story and photos by Carl Larson Last night at Interbike happy hour, veteran New York Messenger and Transportation Alternatives employee Kevin “Squid” Bolger looked around at the people to whom he’d just been introduced and said, “Portland … Read more
While it might not seem like activism to some, the 100-strong mass of people on last night’s BikeHugger.com Mobile Social left a big impression on the Las Vegas Strip in more ways than one.
— Story and photos by Official BikePortland Interbike Correspondent Carl Larson Downstairs at Interbike (the annual bike industry trade show happening right now in Las Vegas) is no-man’s land. If you want to see Specialized’s new bikes, meet with an Italian clothing maker, get a poster signed by a famous racer, or check in with … Read more
Pedalpalooza is coming!(Photo © J. Maus) [This article was written by contributor Carl Larson.] It’s officially time to start getting excited about Pedalpalooza — Shift’s 2+ week festival of bike fun that hits the streets of Portland in June. There are lots of ways to get excited… -You could read Jonathan’s late-night dumpster-side account of … Read more
Carl Larson This article was written by Carl Larson. A nearly ubiquitous presence on the Portland bike scene, Carl’s done everything from delivering bike maps as an employee of the City of Portland’s Transportation Options division, to working with the Regional Arts and Culture Council on the Zoobomb Pyle art rack project. Few people move … Read more
[Editor’s note: This is the first article by new contributor Carl Larson. I hope to bring you more of his writing in the future.] The iconic Zoobomb Pyle will get a new home.(File photo © Jonathan Maus) The “Zoobomb Pyle,” that colorful jumble of janky kids bikes chained to the bike rack across from Rocco’s … Read more