Outlier’s classy new wool caps(Photos © Elly Blue) At Interbike, a lot of the best stuff never makes it to the main floor. One of the highlights of the week for me was heading up to an 11th floor hotel suite for a trunk show with a few small, independent companies. There I met Matt … Read more
Stylish clothes demand stylish bikes. This woman’s new Raleigh rig complemented her outfit nicely.(Photos © Elly Blue) For the second year in a row, Momentum Magazine produced their Urban Legend Fashion Show at Interbike.
B. Spoke knickers in action(Photo by B. Spoke Tailor) Even with more sunny weather ahead of us in the forecast, it’s impossible to escape the impending reality of the rainy season. Cool, rainy mornings last week had us delving into the backs of our closets for pants, long sleeve shirts, even jackets. And of course, … Read more
Jonathan’s camera quick-draw: a common sight around Portland.(Photo © Elly Blue) The front basket used to be a necessary part of any city bike setup, but it seems to have been forgotten over time with the rise of mountain and road bikes. But baskets are coming back — and in a wider array than ever, … Read more
Patrick Barber on his every day bike.“It’s a lot like driving a car.”(Photo © Elly Blue) [This is the second in a series of “My City Bike” interviews with Portlanders who ride bikes intended for urban transportation. This interview is with local graphic designer and bike fashion blogger Patrick Barber. This spring we posted a … Read more