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Reader Story: Portland Bike Polo, ten years in the making

Bike polo players in Alberta Park.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) [This story was submitted by northeast Portland resident and president of Portland Bike Polo, Sasha Friedman.] Portland Bike Polo has progressed over the past ten years from an offshoot of an indie messenger sport to a large group of athletes practicing year-round for national and international … Read more

Vancouver Bike Weekend wrap-up

Bicycle CARCass competitors enjoy the spoils of victory (a key to the City).(All photos © Jonathan Maus) I’m back from Vancouver BC. I intended to post more stories throughout the weekend, but that didn’t work out. Instead, here’s a full wrap-up of all the action… Vancouver’s Big Bike Weekend was a three-day whirlwind of cross-cultural, … Read more

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Serious injury befalls long time Axles of Evil and PUMA member

[BillDozer at Alberta Park. Photo by dolomite1000] BillDozer (real name Bill Dillon), a founding member of the Portland United Messenger Association (PUMA) and the Axles of Evil bike polo club sustained a life-threatening injury during last weekend’s West Side Invite Polo Tournament at Alberta Park in Northeast Portland. I wrote about Dozer last week regarding … Read more