A three-part series written by Rebecca Small and Shawn Small. See the rest of the guides here.
Uncertainty is hardly a new sensation for small business owners. Throw in a pandemic, a statewide lockdown, and implosion of the national economy and our local entrepreneurs find themselves facing previously unknown levels of apprehension and sleepless nights. Lately it may seem like there are a million possible wrong choices.
Every one of the nearly 100 different bike-related business in Portland, from the biggest bike shop in town to a self-employed bike fitter, falls into the category of a “small business” – by definition, a company with fewer than 500 people. Most are much smaller: 9 out of 10 businesses in Oregon have fewer than 20 employees. Despite their size, they employ 55% of the state’s workers. They are critical economic engines of our community.[Read more…]
Calling all tandems! Stokers, rouse your captains, mount those extra-long steeds and come hang with other terrific twosomes. We'll start at DOUBLE Mountain Taproom in W*OO*dstock. We'll ride to the Read More »
"Hey Portland friends! Mark your calendar for this Adoptees of Color @pedalpaloozapdx Bike Ride 💛 This ride is for adoptees of color to connect, share space, and enjoy riding bikes together. Read More »
Real puff piece in the Mercury on Commissioner Hardesty. Reads more like a political ad than a news article. Unfortunately when Hardesty “leads with equity” it means saying no to Protected Bike Lanes (PBL’s).… Read Post »
KOIN.com – 3 Aug 21 Pedestrian hit, killed on private property in NE Portland A pedestrian was hit and killed on private property in Northeast Portland Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. 1 post - 1… Read Post »
MLK blocked for over 3 hours by street racers. Police unable to respond as too dangerous with the large crowds and limited number of officers available. KOIN.com – 2 Aug 21 Street race blocks… Read Post »
I’m gonna bike today from Inner SE to Hillsboro. Google map is sending me through some highways with no setting to avoid them any idea for back road routes once you’ve gone through Beaverton?… Read Post »