A little regular care can save you an expensive trip to a mechanic.
If your bike is making ominous clicking, scraping or
creaking noises—or, worse, if you can feel the equivalent of those
sounds while pedaling—you need to take your bike into a shop
Your bike will take you anywhere. But what about your stuff?
When it comes to switching from cars or
public transit to bicycling, actual pedaling is only half the battle.
Unless you’re funemployed in July and your only cargo is the precious
U-Lock in yo
Americans are disgustingly fat. I’m allowed to say so because not long ago, I was disgustingly fat.
Three years ago, I
weighed close to 300 pounds. I would like to tell you being a big, lazy
A guide to alternative medicine for the bewildered.
Why are Portlanders so drawn to therapies
outside the medical mainstream? Maybe it’s our general love of
deviance, or just because we’re broke, unemployed and can’t afford a
trip to Kaiser
Like so many others, this voyage of discovery begins with a game of Ms. Pac-Man.
I’d lost, again, and decided to regroup by ridding my body of the PBR
that was surely affecting my game. Instead
Oregon’s vast Christmas tree harvest relies on helicopters—and Mexico.
The Huey comes in low out of the south, slinging 4,000 pounds of living-room decoration on its tow line.
Hovering 50 feet
above a patch of hard-packed dirt and gravel, the helicopter gently sets
Meet Kevin Reynolds, the guy who drew those adorable “End Petlessness” billboards.
But for their usually portly paychecks,
it’d be almost tragic how the people behind our era’s greatest
advertising campaigns toil in obscurity despite the ubiquity of their