JUICY SUITS: Portland Cyclist Takes on Bike Gallery, Trek and a Dog Owner

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A Portland cyclist is suing Bike Gallery, Trek Bicycle Corp. and a dog owner over a 2009 road accident.In a suit filed June 30 in Multnomah County Circuit Court, cyclist Michael Fitzpatrick claims he bought a Trek from the Portland retail chain Bike Gallery in 2006. The suit does not specify what type of bike Fitzpatrick bought or which of the chain's three locations he patronized.Fitzpatrick's suit ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

Gold Bicycle Reported Missing; Last Seen Atop a Food Cart

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It was a uniquely Portland crime—sometime between the evening of Saturday, Feb. 26 and the morning of Monday, Feb. 28, someone stole Chris Stauffer’s bike. Off the top of Stauffer’s food cart. Stauffer, who owns Stevie’s Chicken N’ Waffles, located on Northeast Martin Luther King Boulevard off Northeast Lombard Street, arrived at work Monday morning, Feb. 28 to discover that the 400-pound, ...   More
 
Thursday, March 3, 2011 REBECCA JACOBSON

Earl Blumenauer On CRC, Bikes and Saving Social Security


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U.S. Rep Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) stopped by WW yesterday for his biennial endorsement interview. The seven-term incumbent explained why unlike previous years, he did not include a request for funding for the Columbia River Crossing bridge project in his list of congressional earmarks; why he thinks critics of the city's plan to spend $600 million or more on bicycle infrastructure over the next ...   More
 
Friday, April 2, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

An Update on Collecting Bicycles for Kids In South Africa


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We wrote a couple weeks ago about Portlander Jenny Leonard's efforts to collect 400 bikes for South African children to help them get to school. Leonard reports that her collection drive this past weekend got 208 bikes for the storage container she's hoping to fill before it ships off this Thursday to Cape Town, South Africa. And today (Monday, April 26), Leonard will be collecting mountain ...   More
 
Monday, April 26, 2010 Ott Tammik

Off and Pedaling: Ten Lessons from a Cyclocross Newbie


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Photo: Christina Cooke At 8:50 on Sunday morning, I stood with my bike at the starting line of the two-mile cyclocross course at Alpenrose Dairy with no idea what I was getting myself into. Curious about the sport's appeal among local cycling enthusiasts, I'd borrowed a friend's thick-tired single-speed and registered for a race, the first in the eight-week Cross Crusade series. (Check out WW's ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 Christina Cooke

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