Eric Duvauchelle on his Cylo One prototype. The base model, which will be built in Portland, will retail for $1,900.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) A new Portland-based bike brand is trying to presell its first model in order to take a crucial next step in its evolution. Eric Duvauchelle, co-founder of Cylo, has self-funded his company … Read more
The central eastside is home to a collection of bike-making businesses. Contributor David Boerner works there and was able to get a new bike made for him without leaving his building.
One year ago Tony Pereira and Ira Ryan gave up successful framebuilding businesses to launch Breadwinner Cycles. They gave us an exclusive sneak peek at their two new 2014 models just before packing them up and shipping them out to the NAHBS show in North Carolina.
Immerse yourself in beautiful bicycles this weekend.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The sixth annual Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show (OHBS) is this weekend and if you love fine bicycles, this is an event you won’t want to miss. The OHBS promises to be a fantastic showcase of expertly executed designs, meticulous builds, and a chance to meet … Read more
Neal Saiki’s new electric cargo bike is built to operate at the height that most of the world’s work actually gets done: approximately three feet in the air.
The launch of Breadwinner Cycles drew a huge crowd.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Breadwinner Cycles drew a huge crowd to Velo Cult on Friday night. The event marked the official launch of the company which was started by noted bike builders Tony Pereira and Ira Ryan (we profiled Breadwinner back in February). At Friday night’s event, … Read more
Introducing Breadwinner Cycles.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Ira Ryan and Tony Pereira, two of Portland’s most well known bicycle builders, are going all-in on a new company. The duo plan to formally launch Breadwinner Cycles at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Denver this weekend. “We’re coming together to build more bikes for more people,” … Read more
Four builders share a shop space at 1515 SE Ankeny. L to R: Travis Cooper (Cycles Cooper), Joshua Bryant (Cycles J. Bryant), Bob Kazmelski (Bantam Cycle Works), Tess Velo (Telos Cycles).(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)