About Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

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Jonathan Maus is the publisher and editor-in-chief of BikePortland.org.

You can reach him via email at jonathan [at] bikeportland [dot] org. If you have an urgent matter, please use our 24HR Tipline - (503) 706-8804.


Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) Posts

Weekend Event Guide: Zwift demo, Cranksgiving, Bridge City CX and more

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Enjoying this crisp clear weather?
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Time to get your plans in order for the weekend.
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Council moves PGE’s central eastside “Mobility Hub” forward

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Concept for Mobility Hub at 8th and Stark by ZGF Architects.

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Sun sets on Cyclocross Crusade season at Sauvie Island (Photo Gallery)

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Sunrise on Kruger’s Farm before the madness started.
(All images © Drew Coleman / Drew Coleman Media Haus)

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ODOT defends North Lombard safety project against freight committee concerns

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

“You’ve got a major freight street here, and again, major freight streets are being turned into multimodal parkways. I don’t understand that.”
— Portland Freight Committee member

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The Monday Roundup: SUV tax, language matters, zombie miles, and more

Monday, November 18th, 2019

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Citing pushback, PBOT says no to NE 9th diverter

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Red arrow points to proposed median on NE 9th and Killingsworth that PBOT says they won’t build due to lack of support from neighborhood.

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Job: National Inside Sales and Customer Service – HGNR distributor of Dumonde Tech

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Job Title

National Inside Sales and Customer Service

Company / Organization

HGNR distributor of Dumonde Tech

Job Description

Bicycle National Inside Sales and Customer Service
Part-time employment
Location: St. Johns (North Portland, OR)
HGNR Inc. is the distributor of Dumonde Tech bicycle products in the U.S. We are hiring a part-time Inside Sales and Customer Service Rep.
Reports To: President, HGNR Inc.
Job Overview: The National Sales Rep’s (NSR) primary role is the selling of Dumonde Tech bicycle products. A successful NSR will maintain and grow current dealer orders and solicit new dealers with the goal of increasing annual company revenue.
Responsibilities and Duties:
• Sell HGNR distributed products to current and new dealers.
• Increase current dealer order volume and solicit new dealers.
• Promote products through promotional opportunities and sponsorships (events, teams, bicycle organizations).
• Be the product expert for dealers and consumers.
• Attend trade shows and local bicycle events as needed.
• Keep current with competition and trends in the bicycle lubricant market.
Qualifications:
• Minimum HS graduate, post-secondary education a plus.
• 3+ years sales and/or customer service experience. Bicycle or outdoor specialty retail industry a plus.
• Excellent verbal/phone communication skills.
• Comfortable soliciting new business in a professional and courteous manner.
• Strong written communication skills (primarily via email). Marketing writing skills a plus.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel.
• Energetic, positive thinker, reliable, competitive yet caring.
• Bicycle mechanic certifications or experience a plus.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Able to lift 50 lbs. Trade show attendance can also require extended periods of standing.
SALARY and HOURS:
Starting wage: $15.00/hr. with performance bonus’ available after the first year.
Hours: 10 hours a week (occasional weekends required)
Vacation: 20 hrs. paid vacation at the end of December 2020.
40 hrs. paid vacation after one year, 20 hrs. floating and 20 hrs. at the end of December.

How to Apply

TO APPLY: Please provide letter of interest & resume by e-mail to jobs@hgnr.com

Council gets up to speed on major bike parking code update

Friday, November 15th, 2019

(New code will mandate more roofs and fewer hooks. Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)
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Cyclocross in the city! Buzz builds around new event at Oaks Park

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Official event logo.

The dream of a cyclocross race in the heart of Portland has come true.[Read more…]

Riding the newest section of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail (Photo Gallery)

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

The section between Wyeth and Lindsey create is a stunning testament to carfree infrastructure. (Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland)
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