Riding along with Justin Gast from Kenton to Hillsboro

Justin Gast, illuminated by his bike light, in front of his home in Kenton.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Welcome to the latest installment in our Ride Along series. I have an exciting announcement: MetroMile is now the presenting sponsor of this column. Thanks guys! Now onto your regularly scheduled programming… Last week I joined 36-year-old Justin … Read more

Riding along with the Stedman family

The Stedman family — Helena (5), Barbara, and Ken — getting started on their day.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Helena Stedman doesn’t fit the stereotype of a Portland bike commuter. At just five years old, she’d rather talk about kindergarten than bike lanes and her most prized bike accessory is her favorite stuffed elephant.

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