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Fundraiser this Friday for Alpenrose Velodrome renovation project

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

There’s still work to be done
and money to be raised.
(Photo: Brian List/OBRA)

Since a project to renovate the aging surface at Alpenrose Velodrome was announced last month, the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) has seen an outpour of support. Although much of the work to smooth the straightaways is complete, there’s still a big funding gap to pay for that first phase as well as more work that is slated to be done. In hopes of closing that gap, Portland’s Sizzle Pie cycling team, lead by Zak Kovalcik, has paired up with Upper Echelon Fitness to hold a fundraising party this Friday to drum up more support.[Read more…]

Checking in on alleycats, Portland’s underground racing events

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Riders await the start of the Friday the 13th Alleycat in northwest Portland back in January.
(Photo: Brenton Salo)

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