The rising tide of products that combine physical objects with mobile apps has come to do-it-yourself bike maintenance.
A team of Portlanders has spent the last year quietly building what might be the country’s most ambitious bike-specific software company.
Portland is great at delivering things by bike: flowers, beer, plumbing. A new company wants to be a platform for delivering … bike repairs.
Two more bike-based businesses. Recently I’ve learned about two more Portland businesses that have made bicycles an integral part of their business. Crank Roasting is a new coffee company and Co-Creative Pruning has been in business since 2010. I asked the owners of both businesses to share more about what they do and why they’ve … Read more
I’m happy to have three more bike-based businesses to introduce you to. Two of them are food-related, and we’ve got yet another service-related bike business (to add to the plumber, landscaper, general contractor, couriers, and others!). Momo Cart Momo Cart is a food cart run out of a bike trailer that sells Nepalese steamed dumplings. … Read more
Chris Sanderson, a general contractor who works by bike, has had a successful first year in business.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Back in February, I introduced you to Chris Sanderson, a licensed general contractor who runs his entire business from a cargo bike with a trailer attached. In an industry where big trucks are the norm, … Read more
Another bike-based business has set up shop on the streets of Portland. Rolling Wrench, “Portland’s bike shop on wheels,” is a mobile bicycle repair business and brainchild of Tim Ennis. Tim is a veteran of several bike shops whose independent streak left him wanting to go out on his own. “I’ve worked for various bike … Read more