Learn more about Portland’s new bi-weekly ‘Rush Hour Alleycat’
There’s a new alleycat series in town.
Portlanders raise $1,500 for charity with Cranksgiving bike ride
In an event organizers said might be the first of a new tradition of charity-oriented bike fun in Portland, 96 cheerful people pedaled across the city Saturday to gather an assigned list of goods from the city’s grocery stores and co-ops.
‘Cranksgiving’ will mix bike-racing fun with holiday charity
Laura Recker, who moved to Portland last December, said she wants to tap into the philanthropic spirit and collective love of the holiday season while introducing more local bikers to the concept of urban bike races.
Macaframa Alleycat report and slideshow
Apparently it takes much more than a freak snowstorm to prevent Portlanders for participating an alleycat race. Last Sunday, local fixed-gear aficionado Jennifer Carroll organized an alleycat to coincide with the Portland premiere of the urban biking/stunt film Macaframa.