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Back in 2009 Portland International Raceway (PIR) decided to create a special night when only bicycle riders would be allowed to circle the 2-mile track to take in the extensive Winter Wonderland display. This event is called Bike the Lights, and it has been held every year since. I’ve been to all nine of the … Read more
‘Tis the season, again. Bring us new or nearly new socks, and we will give you one of our current all-cotton/USA-made bandannas in exchange. During the fall & winter, we make regular runs to the local homeless shelter to deliver socks, gloves, scarves, knitwear, and ANY articles of clothing that might help keep people warm … Read more
The Springwater Corridor was open this afternoon (Sunday, Oct. 21), one week early. The work, which had closed that section since July 9, isn’t finished (cabling the posts and fencing in the bumpout), but a lot of people were walking and riding it. Don’t know if it will remain open this week while they finish.
Friend and Rivelo shop regular Joel needs a new front tooth, and we’re hoping to raise the necessary funds to make that happen. If you’ve been to Rivelo, you may have met Joel. When Joel was still a teenager in Florida, he crashed his VW Microbus and sustained a closed head injury that left him … Read more
Portland Design Works is looking for some fresh faces for our fall photoshoot! The shoot will take place in various neighborhoods around Portland on Monday October 8th from 10-6pm. We are seeking members of the bike community who are interested in modeling for the shoot. All ages genders and ethnicities are encouraged to apply! The … Read more
My daughter was just hit by a driver who failed to stop on SE Milwaukie. They were both south-bound between Knapp and Flavel, This occurred between 5:30 and 5:45PM, Tuesday , Sept 25. She was not seriously hurt, fortunately–a little bruising and scraping– the car sped off ,a woman driving a newer black SUV. She … Read more
A 14 year old cyclist on Division and 66th crashed, While he was being patched in the ambulance the bike was stolen. Crash Date Sept 11, 2018 – Roadmaster Granite Peak Mostly Black with tiny orange stripes – Fenders – Tool bag under seat – Mount for flashlight , – Mount for horn Please call … Read more
From the Bureau of Environmental Services, some aerial photos of the Oaks Bottom restoration work that has closed the Springwater Corridor until Oct. 31. The photos are at the bottom of the slide show. It’s a pretty big dig. https://www.flickr.com/photos/besportland/albums/72157668567937697
Willamette Week’s Rachel Monahan seems to have broken some news in the 25th paragraph of her story today about how scooters could fit into Portland’s multimodal future: “The city plans to introduce e-bikes as part of the next bike share contract in August 2019.” During last winter’s snow, when I was combining MAX and Biketown … Read more
Calling all black & white FILM photographers!! We are teaming up with Stumptown Printers to create a new poster, and we’re looking for photos shot on a bike, of a bike, people riding bikes…..and like that. Details, including photo spec requirements and prizes, are here in this link from Stumptown’s blog. Deadline for entry is … Read more
Jul 12, 2018 Dear Governor Kate Brown, RE: Multiple Issues of the Task Force on Autonomous Vehicles (AV) I have concern there is no representation from our Oregon Pedestrian and Bicycle community advocacy groups on the legislatively created Autonomous Vehicle Taskforce. I realize this Task Force Committee was legislatively driven & ODOT appointed, but our … Read more