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Dan Liu (News Intern)


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Report: Oh Jesus, it’s the Midnight Mystery Ride!

BikePortland intern Dan Liu attended the Jesus Ride followed by the Midnight Mystery Ride last night. Below is his report — also check out his well-captioned photo album. As one Jesus “Brian” Christ put it, last night was “A perfect night for Jesus”: warm, mostly dry, and with lots and lots of bikes. This holy … Read more


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The Urban Assault Ride rolls into town with bikes, beer, and fun

The Urban Assault Ride, the self-described “biggest bike scavenger hunt series in the world” is coming to Portland for a second year, this Sunday, May 31. Teams of two will compete by racing around town, hitting checkpoints scattered across Portland, and completing various and sundry obstacle courses of ingenious design. The goal of the ride … Read more


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Local tailor makes custom clothes with bikes in mind

M-Horton’s Cycling Skirt is designed with high, deep pockets,rugged fabric, and biking and gardening friendly length and flare.(Photo: M-Horton.com) Here in Portland, we’re used to our top-notch selection of local framebuilding talent, but how about some locally-made, custom clothes to wear on your locally-made, custom bike? And no, we’re not talking about tight hipster-jeans, or … Read more


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Pioneer Century kicks off the summer riding season

The Portland Wheelmen’s annual Pioneer Century ride is coming up soon, Saturday, June 6th, to kick off the summer road riding season. This is one of the most popular road rides of the year — last year’s Pioneer Century drew over 1,200 participants. The Pioneer Century is a very flexible ride. The usual route is … Read more


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Vegetable spokecards and a fun Saturday ride

Vegetable spoke cards inspire bike2market riders(Photo by Dan Liu) One of the best things about living in Portland is meeting other fun people and their bikes, and going on group rides lends a bit of camaraderie to a sometimes-lonely activity. Last year, on one of his weekly rides to the Portland Farmers’ Market at PSU, … Read more


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Kids young and old gear up for Walk + Bike to School Challenge

Students in the BTA’s Safe Routes to Schools program will compete with PSU students. Earlier this month, the Portland-based Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) opened online registration for its second annual Walk + Bike to School Challenge Month. The event is a month-long contest that pits preschool and elementary school students against college and university students, … Read more