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Painting abandoned bikes

Josh Hallett just sent me info about a cool bike project based in Toronto called, “Pedals and Paint“. It’s group of folks going around the city painting abandoned bikes. Here’s how they describe it In 2004, we gathered 20 people in Trinity Bellwoods Park and taught them how to decorate an abandoned bike and a … Read more


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Adaptive Bike Day on Saturday

This looks interesting… Saturday, June 4th Adaptive Bike Day with Portland Parks and Recreation “Portland Parks & Recreation’s Disabled Citizens Recreation Program is co-sponsoring an adaptive bike day at the Eastbank Esplanade Plaza parking lot. Volunteers will help people use the bikes by following alongside or riding tandem on an adaptive bicycle. Volunteers will also … Read more


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Interesting ride this Saturday

There’s a neat ride happening this Saturday called the Local Innovations Bicycle Ride. “This free bicycle ride will be a tour of places that have seen environmental, architectural and culturally significant innovation in the city in the past year. At each stop, there will be a speaker that was central to the innovation.” Go here … Read more


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Biking Trifecta Friday!

OK people, this Friday is looking quite bike-arific. Ready? Set. Go. Start with Breakfast on the Bridges. Ride to work over the Hawthorne or Broadway Bridge and get free coffee, pastries and friendly conversation. Then, roll with your velo brethren at Critical Mass. Then, pedal over to Monsters of Bike Rawk and get your groove … Read more


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Real cyclists wear fishnets

I thought the Portland cycling fashionistas and hipsters would enjoy this article from the Guardian, a UK newspaper. It’s been making its way around cycling websites. Here’s an excerpt: “I find that wearing fishnets on a bike significantly reduces your chances of being killed. Not because everyone wants to protect your fabulous legs, just because … Read more


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Bikey Summer Jobs

This summer, why not use your legs to make some money out on the streets…(get your mind out of the gutter!) I’m talking good, clean, wholesome bike fun commerce. How about a bicycle ice cream cart seen recently for sale on Craigslist? Or how about this bicycle powered blender? Don’t laugh, I saw these guys … Read more