We’re very lucky to have a guy like Clarence from BikeTV taking videos of bike fun around Portland. Here’s the link to his movie of Shawn Granton‘s Eastside Theater History Ride that took place on June 22nd.
[Reported by Elizabeth] Last Friday’s Bike Kiss-In was without a doubt the best of it’s kind that Portland has ever seen. It inspired mini-kiss-ins afterward at various intersections, and looks to become a nation-wide phenomenon (look for an east coast Kiss-In ride report in the future). 23 couples rode from City Bikes Mothershop to the … Read more
Reported (and led by) Carye Bye:6/24 Bicyclists: 8Museums Visited: 5 On a busy Pedalpalooza Friday, one day from the fair, the Small Museums & Collections ride II squeezed in between BonB and the Critical Mass Memorial Ride. The tour began at Laughing Planet Cafe on Belmont where half the group filled bellies with burrito fuel … Read more
…but don’t fret. You can see a bunch of great photos and ride reports on the Pedalpalooza Blog. It was truly a memorable “17 days of pure bike fun.” A special thanks to all the volunteers at Shift to Bikes who make Portland the bike fun capitol of the world!
Reported by Shawn Granton:Ride date: June 23Figures: total riders: 50 riders all the way up Kelly Butte: most of that 50 riders all the way to Chez Bernard for the movies: about 20 men in dresses: 1 tall bikes: 3? 4? gas masks: a few hazmat suits: 2 authentic Civil Defense hats: 1 confused civilians: … Read more
From Shawn’s Urban Adventure League BlogWed 22 June 2005 While the weather wasn’t perfect for this Urban Adventure League ride (there was the imminent threat of rain for most of the ride’s duration, and it actually DID rain for a moment), it didn’t deter seventeen people from showing up at the starting point of Ladd’s … Read more
Gorge Ride – 6/22/05 Reported by Kiran: Brief showers did not keep 5 intrepid riders from MAXing to Gresham and riding to the Vista House on the Historic Columbia River Hwy (The easternmost point of Pedalpalooza). Photos by Dat:http://homepage.mac.com/datn/PhotoAlbum66.html Stats:Top Speed-39mphDetours-1HelmetCams-1Muddy pints of $3 strawberries-2Espresso Drinks-3Flats-1MAX trains-3Buses-2 (flat recovery) After caffeination in Troutdale the sun … Read more
26 traversed mt tabor 12 rode the springwater 10 climbed powell butte, listened to the guitar and harrmonica sounds of Ali; ate tasty pasta al pest and drank champagne 9 saw the sunrise at 5:30 8 are riding home on MAX right now the shortest night of the year ride has been the longest of … Read more
60+ eager bike lovers descended upon a non-descript garage door near 38th and Belmont to get a glimpse at the magic of framebuilding from Sacha White, master craftsman of Vanilla Bicycles. Their wait was rewarded with compelling, behind-the-scenes information and cold PBR and Hansens (Vanilla Cola flavor of course). The crowds were thick so Sacha … Read more
Museums & Collections Tour I 10 enthusastic people for a mid-day Friday bike tour that came after Breakfast on the Bridges and Before the Bike Kiss-In. Highlight: Running into Elvis Details:We met at Old Town Pizza, a few came early to eat lunch. Everyone was made to wear a sticker saying “I collect _____”. One … Read more
Signs recently spotted at Portland’s first-ever Bike Kiss-in event. * Make love, not traffic * Honk if you’re jealous * Lip lock, not gridlock * Bikes have more fun * If you rode your bike, you’d be kissing now If you missed it, check the Pedalpalooza calendar for more bike fun that you can handle!