Missed Leprecon? Join Bike Gallery's St. Patty's Day Ride

So, you're a responsible citizen who abstained on March 15 because of work or other obligations. Good for you! And don't worry, you can still cut yourself a piece of the St. Patty's Day pie. Head over to the Bike Gallery on Tuesday, March 17, in your best green gear and get two extra drawing entries (no tickets required) to win a Madsen utility bike at the Bike Gallery and Madsen Cycle's St. Patrick's ...   More
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 Adrienne So

Bike Advocates on Columbia River Crossing: An I-5 Bridge to Nowhere

The Portland-based Bicycle Transportation Alliance just announced its formal opposition to building a new 12-lane bridge on I-5 across the Columbia River. In a news release (PDF), the BTA says the preferred option for the Columbia River Crossing "will generate more traffic in Portland and in Clark County, will speed up climate change by releasing more greenhouse gases, and will spew pollutants ...   More
Monday, March 23, 2009 JAMES PITKIN

Mayor Sam Adams Finds A Bike Friend

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Friday, April 24, 2009 HANK STERN

Girly Bikers, Get Set Go: Women-Specific Cycling at Bike N' Hike

I don't know why I never got into biking as a sport. Although it's the best way to get around town, it seems pretty equipment-intense to take up as a hobby. And I don't trust myself to fix my own flat or chain out in the middle of nowhere. I have trouble opening spaghetti jars. It just seems foolhardy. For all the sporty women out there, who just haven't gotten into biking for one reason or another: ...   More
Friday, April 24, 2009 Adrienne So

World-Class Racers In Our Backyard: Mount Hood Cycling Classic

The sun should be appearing any day now, which might make it easier for road bikers to train. As well they should: Registration ends at midnight on May 20 for the Mount Hood Cycling Classic, Oregon's top stage race. The event takes place from June 3 to June 7, and offers some of the toughest, and most beautiful, cycling in the country. Last year, some 15,000 people came out to see 500 of the country's ...   More
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Adrienne So

The Daily Cycle, This Time With Donuts

Bike one, bike all! This Tuesday, May 12 the city's Bureau of Transportation will host the annual Bike to Work Breakfast at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Cyclists who arrive between 7:30 and 9:00 AM will get bagels, donuts, coffee and tea as a thank you for commuting by bike. Free bicycle inspections and quick adjustments are also available. And TriMet will also provide information about the new ...   More
Thursday, May 7, 2009 Shawn O'bryant

PDX vegan bikes 600 miles to raise $10,000 for farm animals

It was 10 years ago that Portlander Josh Hooten realized he didn't want to eat his dog. He always cared for animals, but decided he couldn't justify loving, or cooking, certain ones over others. Not eating his dog soon became not eating pigs, cows, chickens or other animals. "I was bummed when I thought myself into this corner because I wasn't looking to go vegan, but it was a lot easier than ...   More
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 Heather Morse

Sweet on Wheels: Icicle Tricycles

As if you needed another reason to welcome summer, Cascadia Pedicabs is rolling out their fleet of frozen treats on trikes. Instead of offering transportation, the pedal-powered freezers bring you natural fruit bars (made fresh locally), and old favorites such as Chaco Tacos and Bubble Gum Swirl—all designed to cool you off and brighten your day. The lively pedalers of the ten-strong ...   More
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Heather Morse


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