Coventry Cycle Works owner Marilyn Hayward has filed bankruptcy, closed her Beaverton store, and faces an uncertain future. But there is hope and the community can play a role in how this turns out.
Marilyn Hayward, owner of Coventry Cycle Works East (and West!).(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) It sure was nice to see the beaming smile back on Coventry Cycle Works’ owner Marilyn Hayward’s face this morning. That smile — and the spirit behind it — was a far cry from where she was just six months ago. On … Read more
Marilyn and her friend Chris Achterman at the 2008 BTA Alice Awards.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) It’s been two weeks now since southeast Portland bike shop owner and well-known local bike advocate Marilyn Hayward was seriously injured in a collision while bicycling in Cornelius (just outside of Portland). Hayward was on her recumbent at the time … Read more
Marilyn at Cycle Oregon 2006.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Marilyn Hayward, owner of Coventry Cycle Works in Southeast Portland, is in the Intensive Care Unit at Legacy Hospital in Portland today following a collision she was involved in while bicycling in Cornelius this morning. According to The Oregonian, the collision happened around 10:00 am at the … Read more
Coventry Cycle Works is a Portland gem.(Photos © J. Maus) With over 25 years of service, Coventry Cycle Works at 2025 SE Hawthorne is one of Portland’s oldest bike shops. Last year, Marilyn Hayward took the reins from a retiring Sherman Coventry and has brought a renewed energy to the business. I dropped by a … Read more