How Sunday Parkways helps bridge Portland’s racial divides (video)
Biking connects us with our neighbors and surroundings in a way that driving can’t.
Riding against violence: Two Portlanders’ story of using a bike ride to call for peace
As every bike-lover knows, it’s not really about the bike.
Youth Bike Summit will bring Portlanders to Seattle next week
If you think about it, there’s little question about which disenfranchised minority has the most to gain from good bicycling.
Elly Blue Publishing merges with Microcosm
One of the power couples of Portland biking has decided to formally join forces professionally, too.
‘Wheelwomen Switchboard’ is a new forum for women in biking
A new online community for women interested in bicycle issues seems to be off to a roaring start.
After complaints, Amtrak clarifies: folding bikes always allowed as carry-ons
A late-night incident in which Amtrak workers awoke two Portlanders to tell them, incorrectly, that their folding bikes weren’t allowed as carry-ons has led the agency to clarify its policy.
Citing nonexistent policy, Amtrak workers haul away Portlanders’ bikes – UPDATED
Amtrak apologized Tuesday to a Portlander traveling through Texas who said train workers woke her up and yelled at her for having a folding bicycle as carry-on luggage.
Radically sensible: 8 questions for Elly Blue, Portland’s pop bikenomist
Blue has organized years of observations about the economic benefits of biking into a 194-page book of deeply rational arguments that’s poised to make a splash.
Elly Blue and Portland’s bike book boom
Elly Blue, publisher.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) These are boom times in the bike book publishing world. From big coffee-table books detailing the beauty of bike design, to guidebooks on where and how to ride and everything in between — the cycling renaissance in North America is being mirrored by an equally robust uptick in the … Read more
Event: Bikestravaganza (9/10/10)
What: Bikestravaganza: Off the Chainring in Portland—Grand Finale! When:Sept. 10th 7:00pm – 9:00pm Where: Madison’s Grill: 1109 SE Madison Portland, OR Event Details: Please join us for the final, hometown event of our grand tour of the upper western region of the U.S. On our tour, we’re using movies and pictures to tell the story … Read more
Heading down to the L.A. Bike Summit
Reporting by Brompton inBaltimore last month(Photo: Patrick McMahon) I’m headed out tomorrow afternoon to Los Angeles for the first-ever L.A. Bike Summit on Saturday, March 7th. L.A., iconic land of freeways, may seem like an unlikely place for bicycling to flourish, but that seems to be what is happening. In an op-ed for the L.A. … Read more