Ghost Bike Memorial to Portland Cyclist Struck By Car, Also Apparently Struck by Car

Mark Angeles, 22, had been killed in a tow truck collision six days previous.

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For Portland cyclists, things are quickly going from the tragic to the ridiculous.Just six days after a car struck and killed recent Reed graduate Mark Angeles as he crossed the street at Southeast César E. Chávez Boulevard and Gladstone Street, it appears a car has now mangled Angeles' ghost bike—the white-painted memorial marker placed there to denote the place of Angeles' death.Bike Portland's Michael ...   More
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

BikePortland Apologizes for Undercover Cop Mix Up


BikePortland Publisher Jonathan Maus issued an apology this morning for a blog post in which he alleges an Asian man on an activist ride was an undercover cop, when, it turns out, the man wasn't.Maus posted a side-by-side photo of the man on the ride and a Portland Police captain and said "the man in these photos appears to be the same man wearing a PPB uniform." The post ignited a Twitter battle between ...   More
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by Andrea Damewood

Maybe Brussels Bicyclists Will Rate Sam Adams Better Than Salem Democrats Do

Two interesting reports about Mayor Sam Adams' travels — or lack thereof — are out today. First, KATU aired this piece about four Democratic state senators — all representing pieces of Portland — saying the city of Portland (a.k.a. Mayor Sam Adams) hasn't driven down I-5 much to weigh in on issues in this legislative session. And then this morning, bikeportland reports ...   More
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 HANK STERN

Being Green With Christmas Trees And Bikes

BikePortland had an item recently that intrigued us this holiday season: Portlander Max Kirchoff is starting a venture called TreesByBike that will use bicycles to bring locally grown Christmas trees from Wilsonville and Western Oregon into the homes of Portland residents. Kirchoff, 28, tells WW that his so-called “Riders of Yule” will be equipped with oversized messenger bags on ...   More
Monday, November 30, 2009 Brittany Rogers


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