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

Hopworks plans new location on N Williams Ave

Hopworks would occupy a street-level spot in this new building on Williams.(Photos © J. Maus) Nearly a year after we first noted the bike-oriented development taking place on N Williams Avenue, the trend is as strong as ever. Today we confirmed that, while the ink’s not quite dry on all the paperwork, Hopworks Urban Brewery … Read more

Get your BikeCraft on at Biketobeerfest this Saturday

Enjoy a cold HUB Bike Beer from the Hopworksfiets this Saturday. (Photo © Elly Blue) Since we broke the story of Hopworks Urban Brewing’s new bicycle pub on Tuesday night, site traffic has been through the roof. Our story about the Flaming Lips’ upcoming naked biking video shoot raised that further. Then this morning, a … Read more

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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This weekend, a celebration of bikes and beer at Biketobeerfest

Bikes and beer will be celebrated in true Portland style this weekend at Biketobeerfest, a carfree event being thrown by Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB). The event is Saturday, September 19th, from noon to 10pm. And it’s totally free and open to the public. There’s one catch — the event is carfree. There will be plenty … 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

More details on new bike-friendly brew pub

Hopworks Urban Brewery plans non-alcoholic drinks especially for cyclists. Photo: Dat Nguyen A year ago, I mentioned a new brew pub in the works that planned to cater to “Portland’s two-wheeled cutlure.” Since then, Oregonian reporter John Foyston shared the news that it will be called Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) (2944 SE Powell Blvd) and … Read more