Bob Stacey died Thursday evening, September 8th. He was 72 years old. Stacey was a former Metro Councilor who spent nearly 50 years fighting to preserve Oregon’s land use policies from the type of suburban sprawl that consumed most other regions in America. Never one to seek the spotlight, Stacey worked the inside game as … Read more
“He was probably one of the most compassionate and accommodating people I’ve ever known.” – Daniel Crommie, Martin’s younger brother Portland Police released the name of the man who was killed while riding his bike in the Portsmouth neighborhood on July 10th. It was Martin Crommie. He was 70 years young and full of life, … Read more
Rabbitt Fox, a person who inspired many people in many different ways, is no longer with us. As word has spread throughout the community this week, people are mourning and sharing memories online, in group texts and in sad conversations. You might have known of Rabbitt, even if you didn’t actually know Rabbitt. That was … Read more
One of Portland’s most prolific bike riders died while pedaling his bike last month and now there will be an annual ride in his memory. The inaugural Ride With Joy will take placed February 19th and will take a 30-mile loop around north and northeast Portland, retracing many of the roads Joy used to love … Read more
(Photos from last night’s vigil by Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Friends, family, and many people who never knew Jean Gerich gathered to remember her Tuesday night. The 77-year-old Gerich was killed Monday in the intentional vehicular assault in southeast Portland that left at least nine other people injured.
Zed Bailey beamed into Portland in 2012 and wanted to take our already legendary bike fun scene to the next level. They were bursting with creativity and volunteered to lead rides and help galvanize the spirit of other bike-loving Portlanders. Sonder, who was also known as Cory or Zed Bailey, died last month in Hilo, … Read more