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Today: Islabikes Open House and Rider Appreciation Day on Williams

Get an inside look at Islabikes at their open house today.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) There are two events today you won’t want to miss (actually three, but we’ll share the third one in a separate post later today). Islabikes, the UK-based purveyor of fine children’s bicycles is hosting an Open House event at their new … Read more

With new products, Portland Design Works is hitting their stride

Company founder Erik Olson.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland, unless noted otherwise) After just four years in business, Portland Design Works has made a solid name for itself in the bike industry. It was September 2008 when we first shared that a young, former general manager at Planet Bike, Erik Olson, was leaving Wisconsin to start up … Read more

In new video, Portland Design Works shows ‘Community Works’

Screen grab from ‘Community Works’.– Watch it below – It’s rare that I’ll give Front Page space to a company’s in-house promo video; but I love the latest one from Portland Design Works. The new video by talented filmmaker James Wilson (who has done loads of great work for local bike causes and companies), documents … Read more

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Portland Design Works supports bike advocacy through 1% for the Planet

Just got this from local bike company Portland Design Works: PDW kicks off year with donations to BTA and Northwest Trail Alliance Portland, OR- Portland Design Works (PDW) is proud to announce it is kicking off 2011 by making matching donations of $2,400 to its local advocacy groups; the Bicycle Transportation Alliance, and the Northwest … Read more