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Industry news: Urban Arrow in Portland, Framebuilder Supply’s grant, Velotech expands, Left Coast makes house calls

Avatar by on November 14th, 2017 at 2:39 pm

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Here are the latest tidbits we’ve come across from Portland’s ever-changing bike business landscape.
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New Portland business aims to supply local frame builders

Avatar by on January 14th, 2015 at 12:48 pm


Co-founders Mike Cobb (L) and Tony Tapay.

Portland’s well-known crop of bicycle builders will now have a much easier time sourcing the tubing and frame parts they need thanks to a new business that officially launched today.

Framebuilder Supply is the work of 47-year-old Tony Tapay and 44-year-old Mike Cobb, two men who have over 35 years of bicycle industry experience under their belts. (Both of them are likely familiar to BikePortland readers as well. Tony for his regular comments, and Mike for his exploits as a world-class bike messenger and involvement with the Disaster Relief Trials and other events.) [Read more…]