A report from the Mudslinger mountain bike race

Mielle Blomberg smiling through the muck.(Photo: Shane Young/Oregon Velo) Mielle Blomberg, blogger and team member of Les Femmes de S+M, and sent in this race report from yesterday’s Mudslinger cross-country mountain bike race. — Judd Eustice — As race promoter Mike Ripley blew the starting whistle for the rain-soaked racers, we sounded like a flock … Read more

On Monday nights, human racing machines take over PIR (Photos)

Whether you love to ride dirt or pavement, PIR has you covered on Monday nights.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) To understand how vibrant and healthy Portland’s bike racing scene is, you needn’t look any further than Portland International Raceway (PIR) on a Monday night. Nestled in former wetlands just north of Kenton and west of I-5, … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Team Profile: Jens Voigt’s Army, seriously funny

“If you’ve ever been at a race where someone got mad and threw their bike, we’re the opposite of that.”— Team member Dylan Robbins (aka Admiral Longpour) [Publisher’s note: As part of our ongoing racing coverage (made even better by our embedded racer and journalist Josh Liberles) we’ll be featuring profiles of local teams. From … Read more

Checking in on the Alpenrose Velodrome renovation project

Castelli will donate $60 dollars to OBRA for every one of these jerseys they sell (price is $100). The Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) is just about $5,000 short of meeting their goal for the first phase of a fundraising effort to replace the pock-marked and cracking concrete surfaces on the venerable Alpenrose Velodrome in … Read more