Artist responds to angry reaction to white bike installations
We’ve been flooded with angry comments from people who think it’s selfish to appropriate a known symbol of tragedy for an art project.
Mysterious white bikes in northeast Portland are work of artist and peace activist
The mystery has been solved.
Transportation justice advocate Vivian Satterfield is city’s new chief sustainability officer
To have someone like Satterfield in this key role is a very promising bit of news.
Friday Profile: Carfree drag queen Poison Waters
“I wouldn’t be able to spend what I spend and look the way I look if I had a monthly car payment and insurance and gas and all that crap.”
Meet Joe Brown, the biking leather goods salesman with an adventure streak
Business from a bike trailer suits this carfree entrepreneur.
One of Portland’s hottest restaurants is powered by an electric cargo bike
It’s been a beloved Mississippi Avenue centerpiece for years, but thanks to a recent feature on Netflix’s “Chef’s Table: Pizza,” Portland pizza and ice cream joint Lovely’s Fifty Fifty is even buzzier — and much busier — than usual right now. The Netflix episode focuses on restaurant owner and chef Sarah Minnick and the creative, … Read more
Oregonians mourn death of racing fan and announcer Luciano Bailey
“This cycling community meant the world to him and he meant the world to us.” – Mielle Blomberg “Sometimes someone is such a big part of a community that they become a symbol of that community.” That’s how River City Bicycles owner Dave Guettler described Luciano Bailey for a GoFundMe campaign earlier this year after … Read more
Bike/Rider Profile: Terry Brumfield’s Impala SS Cruiser
Terry Brumfield has been rolling “rat style” on custom bikes around north and northeast Portland for over four decades and shows no sign of slowing down any time soon. When I saw him and his aqua blue and red cruiser on Bridge Pedal last weekend, I knew I needed to take a closer look. We … Read more
A giant of Portland’s bike scene has left us
Rabbitt Fox, a person who inspired many people in many different ways, is no longer with us. As word has spread throughout the community this week, people are mourning and sharing memories online, in group texts and in sad conversations. You might have known of Rabbitt, even if you didn’t actually know Rabbitt. That was … Read more