Western Bikeworks’ parent company to unveil new retail showroom at warehouse location

When Velotech announced the closure of their 10,000 square foot Western Bikeworks retail store in the Pearl District in September, gears were already turning to expand the company’s showroom at their warehouse location near the Portland Airport. Tucked into an industrial park just north of Columbia Boulevard at 87th, the warehouse had always had a … Read more

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Portland bike shop boom continues with openings, expansions

New storefront for Western Bike Worksat NW Lovejoy and 17th.(Photos © J. Maus) Even in a down economy, Portland’s bike business boom shows no signs of letting up, especially when it comes to bike shops. Throughout the city — from Northwest to East Portland — shops large and small are expanding or opening their doors … Read more