Guest article: Oregon’s first bicycling governor: T.T. Geer, 1899-1903

[Editor’s note: Eric Lundgren is Oregon’s preeminent bicycle historian. He is working on a book about Portland’s “golden age of cycling,” and has provided his historical perspective to this site in the past. He provided this article about our first bicycling governor in honor of the state’s Sesquicentennial this week.] Governor T.T. Geer(Image courtesy of … Read more

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Talk: Portland’s Cycling History

Portland State University Center for Transportation Studies Fall 2007 Transportation Seminar Series Speaker: Eric Lundgren Topic: The Wheels of Fortune: Weather Prophet Pague, Governor Geer, & Portland’s Original Network of Cycle Paths A little over a century ago Portland was building and enjoying a network of dedicated bicycle paths. For a brief and glorious half-decade, … Read more