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‘Two Wheels Spoken’ in eastern Oregon as bike tourism blooms

[Story and photos by Russ Roca of The Path Less Pedaled] This is what the bike tourism revolution looks like.(Photos © Russ Roca/The Path Less Pedaled) Eastern Oregon is known for its dry climate; but there’s something taking root along its gorgeous backroads that could help grow the economy of its many small communities: bicycle … Read more


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Meet Your Maker: Gigi Lascurettes, maker of Helmuffs

Gigi Lascurettes(Photos/video by Russ Roca) In this episode of Pedal People, we profile Gigi Lascurettes the maker of another Portland original – Helmuffs. Helmuffs are wool ear muffs made from recycled sweaters that attach directly to your helmet straps. Gigi’s Helmuffs have been on display at BikeCraft and can also be purchased at Bikeasaurus (1337 … Read more