Go By Bike adds test rides as part of OHSU e-bike push

Electric bike sales are skyrocketing nationwide and Portland is doing its part to stoke the boom. Now a new partnership between local bike shops, Oregon’s electric vehicle advocacy group, and Portland’s largest employer will make it even easier for people to purchase one. According to market research firm NPD Group, e-bike sales were up 84% … Read more

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Thieves hit North Portland bike shop: Second smash and grab in less than a month

The aftermath.(Photos: Wakefield Gregg) The eBike Store on N. Vancouver Street and Alberta was burglarized early this morning. Owner Wakefield Gregg says thieves threw a brick through one of his storefront windows and took a bike valued at $1,800. This is the second smash and grab at a North Portland bike shop in less than … Read more

New shop hopes to stoke e-bike revolution

The eBike Store openedlast week in North Portland.(Photos © J. Maus) Opening a new retail business in the midst of an historic economic downturn isn’t exactly a safe bet, especially when there’s not a very big existing market for your product. But that didn’t stop Wake Gregg from opening Portland’s first all-electric bicycle store, The … Read more