New shop on Williams Ave, ‘Gladys Bikes’, caters to women

Leah Benson, owner of Gladys Bikes.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Portland has a new bike shop. But before you react with, “Really? Another one!?”, keep in mind that unlike any other shop in Portland, Gladys Bikes (Facebook) at 3808 N Williams caters specifically to women. The shop is the work of 30-year old north Portland resident … Read more

Six lessons for Portland from the League’s new ‘Women Bike’ report

Common, but not quite common enough.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Even in Portland, people who really ought to know better (links to FB) still claim now and then that biking is a thing for young dudes. Still, in a town where only 31 percent of people on bikes tend to be female (it’s about 25 percent … Read more