1. Little Lifter
Walnut Studios, walnutstudiolo.com.
This very twee Portland-made leather
gizmo was the subject of a wildly successful Kickstarter ($20,000!)
campaign, and caused a minor imbrogl
21st Avenue Bikes
916 NW 21st Ave. (Alphabet District), 222-2851, 21stbikes.com.
New bikes (Globe, Salsa, Specialized, Surly), custom builds, rentals. Parts and labor for flat repair: $1
Portland International Airport’s iconic terminal carpet is set to be replaced by the end of the year. Local cycle companies are paying tribute.
1. PDX Airport Bidon, $25
The Athletic, theathleticcommunity.com.
Printed on Specialized’s Purist water
bottle, a polymer treated with silicon dioxide in a process called
The owner of Portland’s only dedicated BMX shop on dads doing tricks and crushing mileage.
If you’re looking down from a buttery
leather Brooks saddle, the guys tooling around the greenways of Portland
on a BMX bike look like someone eating filet mignon with a spork. Sure,
426 SE Grand Ave., 233-0706, nextadventure.net. 10 am-7 pm Monday-Friday, 10 am-6 pm Saturday and 11 am-5 pm Sunday.
Your pit stop for all the camping
supplies you’ll need o
The high-mileage Portland author on fabulous Italian men and Cuban abuelas.
Something about Junior seemed odd.
Junior, an elderly man with a fuzzy white beard and
unkempt hair in a run-down pickup truck, was giving Ellee Thalheimer and
her dad a lift along the Oregon coa
Community Cycling Center
1700 NE Alberta St., 287-8786, communitycyclingcenter.org, Sunday-Friday 11 am-7 pm, Saturday 10 am-7 pm.
The trippy mural on the northwest corner of the Communi
Oregon’s most intense road ride is a rite of passage.
About 10 miles into the Ronde PDX ride, every cyclist hits the wall.
The wall is called Northwest Brynwood Lane, and it’s a
monster: a relentless hill over a quarter-mile long that tops out