Sprockettes rally as fellow bike dancer clings to life

Hollis Hawthorne (furthest to the left)at a performance in San Francisco lastsummer(Photos © J. Maus) Hollis Hawthorne, one of the founders of The Bay Area Derailleurs bike dance troupe, is clinging to life in India today. The Derailleurs were formed in 2007 by former Portlander and Sprockette Eliza Strack and they performed last summer in … Read more

Sprockettes ‘Bash’ will put exclamation point on Pedalpalooza

Poster for the Sprockettes Bicycle Bash. Portland’s Sprockettes — an all-female mini-bike dance crew — are all set to host bike dance troupes from all over the West Coast at their upcoming “Bicycle Bash”. The big party will follow the Multnomah County Bike Fair this Saturday (6/28) and will feature a prize giveaway, a silent … Read more

2008 Sprockettes Calendar; sneak peek and order details

Awesome. Pre-order yours today! For the past two years, the Sprockettes calendar has been a hot holiday item, and now they’ve done it again. This year’s calendar will be bigger, glossier, and full of more awesome photos, graphics and pure Sprockette dancing goodness than ever before. From the looks of these images, and from what … Read more

Sprockettes will tour with New Belgium’s Tour de Fat

Illustration by Shawn Granton Portland’s beloved mini-bike dance team the Sprockettes, will soon embark on their very first tour. They’ve been tapped by bike-loving brewer New Belgium to perform at four stops on the company’s popular Tour de Fat. Starting in July, the ladies will board a converted, veggie-oil powered Greyhound bus for their first … Read more