“When shit goes down, bikes rise up.” That’s the rally cry from Ayleen Crotty, one of Portland’s most dedicated and prolific purveyors of bike culture. Crotty’s Filmed by Bike started as a local event but has grown significantly in the past 18 years and now includes tour stops nationwide and an impressive list of submissions … Read more
One of Portland’s best-known bike event planners is trying something new this year: A free citywide bike scavenger hunt game that she says is inspired by board games like Ticket to Ride and Agricola.
Good Sport Promotion, the local company behind the Worst Day of the Year Ride, the Cirque du Cycling, Portland Century, and many others, has a new ‘VIP’ program. Good Sport’s Ayleen Crotty says it’s just another way to get folks motivated to get out and ride. “We have a lot of dedicated participants who ride … Read more
Funny folks from the 2009 edition.(Photos: Jim Parsons) The Worst Day of the Year Ride shoves off for the 10th year in a row this Sunday and organizers expect a record turnout of 4,000 participants. We caught up with Ayleen Crotty from Good Sport Promotion to share more about the event. Crotty says the ride … Read more
Bike show hosts celebrate outside KBOO after recordingthe New Year show this January,with special guests Blind Pilot (Photo © J. Maus) KBOO community radio is as much an institution in Portland as, well, bikes. The KBOO Bike Show been an essential component of bike-related media since its inception in October of 2001, airing interviews with … Read more
The party outside Filmed by Bike will have much more breathing room this year.(Photo © J. Maus) Ayleen Crotty, the bike culture dynamo behind Filmed by Bike, stopped by our office yesterday with an update on what’s in store for the event this year. The big news is a free street party on opening night … Read more
The monthly KBOO Bike Show will ring in the New Year in style on Wednesday. Show founder/co-host, and veteran Portland bike scenester Ayleen Crotty has announced that their January 7th show will be a live, on-air party that will feature up-and-coming local band, Blind Pilot. Here’s the word from Crotty as posted on her ORBike.com … Read more
Ayleen Crotty of Filmed by BikeFile photo: 4/11/07 You can’t go to far in Portland’s bike scene without running into Ayleen Crotty. She’s the spirit behind such beloved institutions as the Midnight Mystery Rides, the KBOO Bike Show, the Multnomah County Bike Fair and more. And after this weekend she’ll be best known for her … Read more