Portland cycling leaders at front of transgender cycling fight
Anti-transgender legislation proposed in many states across the country has spurred local cycling leaders to step up, speak out, and fight back. According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 31 states are currently considering bills that would limit health care to transgender youth and/or prevent transgender youth from playing sports. Arkansas is one of … Read more
Chris DiStefano hired for new marketing and public affairs position at River City Bicycles
Expect new initiatives and a stronger focus on advocacy going forward.
Rapha founder meets Portland mayor at company’s North American HQ
Mayor Hales gets a dose of bikenomics at visit with Rapha boss.
Trail Fest kickoff a pep rally for off-road advocates
Big crowd fills the Chris King employee cafe at kickoff event for Portland Trail Fest.(Photos © J. Maus) The kickoff of the first annual Portland Trail Fest last night served as an inspirational kick-in-the-pants for local off-road riding advocates. It has been nearly three years since the lack of local trails was first brought to … Read more
Bike industry veteran joins Chris King
Chris DiStefano, former PR director for Shimano and board member of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), has been hired to the sales and marketing team of Portland-based bike part manufacturer, Chris King Components. According to the official press release, King has a unique way of breaking in new office staff: