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.

Oregon framebuilders will bring their bike show to town this Halloween

Crowds were thick at the 2007 OHBS(Photo © J Maus) The Oregon Bicycle Constructors Association, a nonprofit group that unites and promotes the booming local handmade bicycle frame industry, has announced that they will host the 2009 Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show this October in Northwest Portland. The show will be held over Halloween weekend, Saturday … Read more

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Oregon builders announce handmade bike show plans

A scene from the OBCA’s 2007 show.(Photo © J. Maus) The Oregon Bicycle Constructors Association (OBCA) has announced preliminary details for their 2009 Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show. According to Andy Newlands of the OBCA, their show will happen on Halloween weekend, October 31st – November 1st. The two day show will be open to the … Read more

Builders, crowds impress at handmade bicycle show

Crowds were thick all day.View slideshow below(Photos © Jonathan Maus) I still can’t decide what was more impressive at yesterday’s Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show; the crowds or the builders. One of the event organizers, Austin Ramsland, says that over 1,800 people attended the show. They were treated to an unprecedented display of building prowess from … Read more