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For Jeff Bernards, e-assist saved cycling

Thanks to battery power, Jeff Bernards is cycling again.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Chronic foot pain threatened to make cycling unbearable for 56-year old southeast Portland resident Jeff Bernards. Now, after installing an electric-assist kit on his bike, he’s riding again. And loving it. Bernards is a veteran of local bike events. Years ago he started … Read more

Riding along with Paul Jeffery, on his daily ride up Mt. Tabor

Paul Jeffery, photographed at Common Grounds coffee shop this morning.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) 48-year-old southeast Portland resident Paul Jeffery (he goes by PJ) used to enjoy a daily ride from his house near 40th and Salmon to the Goose Hollow MAX stop. From there, he’d zip through the hills and down into Beaverton where he’d … Read more

The t-shirt designs of bicycling Renaissance man Russ Roca

Russ Roca(Photo: Laura Crawford) Bike tourer, photographer, foodie, train lover, journalist, artist, and advocate Russ Roca has recently launched a line of t-shirts. Like his varied interests, the shirts have many themes. They also have a mission — to help fund he and his partner Laura Crawford’s upcoming bike adventure and their ongoing Path Less … Read more