Bikes are fun, bikes are cool, bikes have soul, bikes have history. Welcome to the world of bike geekery, of fascination with frames and componentry, clever design and sublime craftsmanship, fillets and lugs, gear-inches and effective rim diameters, shiny bling and soulful patina. Our winter celebration of bike geekery will on Saturday February 24, at … Read more
Velo Cult is attracting some attention in the local repair scene for an unusual campaign announced this month: guaranteed walk-in tuneups within 24 hours, all year long.
Not your ordinary bike shop.(Photo: Jeff Strange) Sky Boyer’s big bet that Portland’s Hollywood neighborhood could support a 10,000-square-foot headquarters for bike culture is looking smarter every month. In June, Outside Magazine named the shop Boyer owns, Velo Cult, one of the top 10 bike shops in the country. The joint “stands out as a … Read more
Goldsprints at the 2009 Hopworks Biketobeerfest.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Velo Cult Bike Shop (1969 NE 42nd Ave) has announced a weekly goldsprints competition that will start this Friday (2/1). Goldsprints — also known as roller races — are a spectator-friendly competition that pits two riders against each other in an all-out sprint to victory. The … Read more
The bike vibe is strong at Velo Cult, which makes it the perfect venue.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Last night at Velo Cult something sort of amazing happened. It was the inaugural Open Bike Night, a new event thought up by Sellwood resident Dan Kaufman. While only a handful of people showed up, Kaufman and his … Read more
Goldsprints were a hit.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Velo Cult bike shop hosted a hoppin’ party last night as a huge crowd turned out to help launch the bike book: Hop in the Saddle: A Guide to Portland’s Craft Beer Scene, by Bike. There was a huge spread of food, the beer was flowing, the goldsprints … Read more
If Monday Night Football isn’t your thing, roll over to Velo Cult Bike Shop (1969 NE 42nd Ave) to watch cyclocross films on the big screen. See the info below… It’s that time of year! Come out and watch Cyclocross films with like minded people every Monday of this month starting TODAY. October 1 (Today): … Read more
The bar at Velo Cult.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Velo Cult Bike Shop will celebrate its grand opening with a party this Saturday. The shop’s owner Sky Boyer and his close-knit crew of employees, have worked tirelessly since January to transform a former antique mall on NE 42nd Avenue in the Hollywood District into what is … Read more