Introducing the Hopworksfiets: Beer, pizza, music, and true Portland spirit, all on one bike

Phillip Ross of Metrofiets rolls out the new Hopworks party bike, complete with wood bar, kegs on tap, pizza rack, sound system, and mountains of mojo. (Photos © Elly Blue) I just witnessed the unveiling of something truly in the Portland spirit: A locally built cargo bike that holds two kegs below an inlaid wood … Read more

Catching up with Portland’s original bike-based coffeeshop

Editor’s note: Please welcome new BikePortland news intern Michelle Lopez. This is her first story for us — thanks, Michelle! Café Vélo serving hot and cold drinks at Sunday Parkways in North Portland this June. (Photo © J. Maus) Northeast Portlander Rick Wilson, a former chef with a love for Dutch cargo bikes (bakfietsen), had … Read more