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A special Vanilla for a special girl

Sacha White built this mixte as a birthday gift for his 8 year-old daughter.(Photos © J. Maus) Everyone in the handmade bike industry must wonder where framebuilding phenom Sacha White gets the inspiration for his always impressive bicycles. Judging from his famous tricycle that won Best of Show at the 2006 NAHBS (and is currently … Read more


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Portland schools win Safe Routes grant from ODOT

Mini-vans are sooo last year.(Photo © Jonathan Maus) Eleven Portland-area elementary schools have received grants from the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to improve and sustain their Safe Routes to Schools programs. The schools (see list below) have received a total of nearly $600,000 from the federally funded program that works to make it easier … Read more


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Wheelmen club launches family-friendly, easy ride series

(File photo) The Portland Wheelmen Touring Club (PWTC) wants to encourage families and novice riders to explore local bike routes and get more comfortable on group rides. They’ve teamed up with River City Bicycles to offer a series of short, slow-paced rides that are perfect for families and/or novice riders. PWTC family ride coordinator Ann … Read more