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Cafe opening party will benefit Safe Routes to School

The roof of the Little Red Bike Cafe.(Photo: ephany on Flickr) The just-opened Little Red Bike Cafe in North Portland is continuing their march toward the title of Most Bike Friendly Cafe in town. Their menu features bikey selections, their roof is adorned with a bike sculpture, and this weekend they’ll throw a big grand … Read more


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Cafe takes bike theme to new level: The Zoobomb Sandwich

What’ll you have? You might remember when I shared the news of The Little Red Bike Cafe back in July. The new eatery just opened and word has spread about their bike-centric menu. As you can see in the graphic at right, they’ve got a breakfast sandwich called the Zoobomb, named after that fun-loving group … Read more


First day of business for new bike delivery service

[Updated: August 2nd, 8:30am] Free bike delivery at People’s Food Co-op!(File photo) Starting today, shoppers at People’s Food Co-op (3029 SE 21st Ave.) who arrive by bike, foot, or transit don’t have to worry about how they’ll get all their groceries home. That’s because the Portland Pedal Power Bicycle Delivery Service will make free home … Read more


Repair shop keeps your shoes and shorts in shape

Shoes await alterationin the Mountain Soles shop.File photo: 4/6/07 Just off the busy cycling routes of Hawthorne Boulevard and Ladd Circle in southeast Portland, modern-day cobbler Matt Menely and his staff at Mountain Soles are hard at work keeping cyclist’s expensive gear in tip-top shape. At first glance, the shop may not seem like it … Read more


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Bakery offers bike-thru window

[Bike up and get your fix.] Black Sheep Bakery, maker of surprisingly yummy vegan treats at 833 SE Main Street, has installed Portland’s first bike-thru window. And the best thing about it? No cars allowed. Owner Amanda Felt has outfitted her new retail space (she’s been selling wholesale for years) to offer special service to … Read more