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More bike parking than car parking at new New Seasons market

New location on SE 40th and Hawthorne.(Photo: New Seasons) Local grocery store chain New Seasons Market will open its tenth store tomorrow on the corner of SE 40th and Hawthorne (former location of Daily Grind), smack-dab in one of the most bike-centric parts of town. According to a press release sent out by the company … Read more


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Car being serviced? Local repair shop will loan you a bike

Farhad Ghafarzade in his shop.(Photo: Green Drop Garage) Green Drop Garage, a full service auto repair shop in Southeast Portland, now offers free bike loans to customers who need a lift when their car is being serviced. Farhad Ghafarzade, President of Green Drop, has struck up a partnership with local bike shop Bike N’ Hike. … Read more


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Introducing the Hopworksfiets: Beer, pizza, music, and true Portland spirit, all on one bike

Phillip Ross of Metrofiets rolls out the new Hopworks party bike, complete with wood bar, kegs on tap, pizza rack, sound system, and mountains of mojo. (Photos © Elly Blue) I just witnessed the unveiling of something truly in the Portland spirit: A locally built cargo bike that holds two kegs below an inlaid wood … Read more


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This weekend, a celebration of bikes and beer at Biketobeerfest

Bikes and beer will be celebrated in true Portland style this weekend at Biketobeerfest, a carfree event being thrown by Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB). The event is Saturday, September 19th, from noon to 10pm. And it’s totally free and open to the public. There’s one catch — the event is carfree. There will be plenty … Read more


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Local non-profit offers bike lights with free batteries for life

Free Geek is one of Portland’s most bike-friendly businesses. In Portland, we’re fortunate to have many local businesses and organizations that support bicycling. Free Geek, a non-profit based in Southeast Portland that recycles and sells used computers and parts, makes biking easier by selling a few accessories in their Thrift Store. One of the items … Read more