Mini-bike downhill race coming to Mt. Tabor this weekend

Small, but fast.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Portland’s only sanctioned downhill skateboarding race, the Mt. Tabor Downhill Challenge, will feature a mini-bike category. The event takes place this Sunday on the slopes of the popular southeast Portland park. This is the first time the MTDHC has had a mini-bike category and to my knowledge, this is … Read more

Man behind skateboarding ban also concerned about bicycling, Zoobomb

Enjoying a ride down the West Hills.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) When I first heard about West Hills resident Eric Nagle’s effort to ban skateboarding in the West Hills, my first thought was: Is Zoobomb — and by extension, bicycling — at risk? Even though bicycling down the hills around Washington Park and the type of … Read more

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Should Zoobombers fear proposed skateboard ban? – UPDATED

Riding down SW Fairview Ave.(Photo © J. Maus) A debate has been stirring for almost a year between Arlington Heights Neighborhood residents and people that ride skateboards down the steep hills of SW Fairview Ave. As reported today by The Portland Mercury, City Commissioner Randy Leonard will propose a ban on skateboarding on certain streets … Read more

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BBC goes ‘Close-up’ on Zoobombing

BBC journalist interviews Zoobomber and PPB spokesman downtown. The esteemed British Broadcast Corporation has turned its lens on Zoobombing. The beloved Portland institution is the focus of a recent BBC “Close-up” segment. The short piece offers classic footage that is hilarious (in a good way). It features a serious journalist interviewing Zoobomb’s “Handsome” Dave and … Read more