The 13th annual Mini Bike Winter Ben Hurt Chariot Wars had all the mayhem and merriment we’ve come to expect from this uniquely Portland spectacle.
About 100 soggy competitors and spectators converged on one to three inches of standing water in a crumbling Clay Street warehouse Saturday afternoon for a Ben-Hur style gladiator battle conducted on homemade chariots drawn by minibikes.
Chariot Wars, a proud Zoobomb tradition.(Photos © J. Maus) Zoobomb’s annual Mini Bike Winter fest has begun! The event, which lasts through Sunday, started last night when the Irondelles (Portland’s all-female tall bike gang) led a ride to spruce up area ghost bikes and do some craft-making for upcoming events. Tonight, Zoobomb takes it to … Read more
A scene from the Ben Hurt Chariot Wars held during Mini Bike Winter 2010.(Photo © J. Maus) Our friends over at Zoobomb have announced the dates and events that will make up the eighth annual Mini Bike Winter. If you’ve never made it to this, you should definitely mark February 17th – 21st on your … Read more
The Ben Hurt Chariot Wars were held Saturday in North Portland. – Chariot Wars Gallery/Slideshow below – The seventh annual Mini Bike Winter ruled the streets of Portland this past weekend. Hosted by Zoobomb, the event showcased one of Portland’s distinct brands of bike fun.