Zero Covid cases so far, say Oregon bike racing officials after four large events

It appears bike racing — even mass start events — can happen safely despite the lingering presence of Covid-19 and its variants. The Oregon Bicycle Racing Association announced this week that after hosting four large bike races so far this year, they’ve had zero reported cases of the virus. “It has been inspiring to see … Read more

Headed to Convention Center for vaccine shot? Here’s some advice

With vaccine eligibility ramping up again today, lots of folks will be headed to the Oregon Convention Center next week to get the shot. We’ve heard a few questions from readers wondering about bike parking and routes to get there. The Convention Center is very centrally located, but it’s bordered by freeways and a major … Read more

These local bike businesses received federal coronavirus relief loans

Local bike businesses were among the hundreds of thousands of U.S. companies that asked the federal government for assistance to weather the coronavirus storm. Data released from the Small Business Administration last week revealed that at least four Portland bike shops and two other bike-related businesses received loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Here’s … Read more