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Locally made bikes, beer and music on tap for weekend festival

At this weekend’s Bike & Beer Fest, you can drink local beer while getting to know local bike makers like Eric Estlund of Winter Bicycles.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) What happens when you mash together two of Portland’s best fall bike events into one, big, blowout weekend party? The Handmade Bike & Beer Festival.


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Open just a week, ‘BikeBar’ on N Williams already a hit

Inside BikeBar on Williams.(Photos © J. Maus) Hopworks’ new BikeBar on North Williams Avenue seems to be an instant hit. The small restaurant in the ground floor of the Ecoflats apartment building between N Shaver and Failing, is just the latest new bike-centric business to spring up on what Hopworks’ owner Christian Ettinger calls the … Read more


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Introducing the Hopworksfiets: Beer, pizza, music, and true Portland spirit, all on one bike

Phillip Ross of Metrofiets rolls out the new Hopworks party bike, complete with wood bar, kegs on tap, pizza rack, sound system, and mountains of mojo. (Photos © Elly Blue) I just witnessed the unveiling of something truly in the Portland spirit: A locally built cargo bike that holds two kegs below an inlaid wood … Read more


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Hopworks Brewery will throw carfree ‘Biketoberfest’ party

Hopworks owner Christian Ettingerat a Short Track race last month.(Photo © J. Maus) Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) is set to lay claim to the title of Portland’s most bike-friendly brewpub with their newly announced Biketoberfest event. The free event (September 19, noon to 10:00pm) will feature live performances by five bands, kids bike games, a … Read more