.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} Freewheeling Podcast: An Olympic road race to remember Gracie, Amy, Loren and Abby chat about the women’s road race and time trial in Tokyo.      SUBSCRIBE TO THE ‘FREEWHEELING’ PODCASTNever miss an episode. Subscribe to o
Artist’s rendering of Fenway Center in Boston. Gerding Edlen developed the two rightmost buildings which opened last fall. “[It’s] not just how do we create more buildable land to generate revenue for the city… it’s how do we hide this piece of infrastructure so that we can better unlock the city’s vibrancy?”— Matt Edlen, Edlen & Company On my
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PBOT crews installed a barricade on SE Salmon at 20th last weekend.(Photo: City of Portland) Fourteen months after the first orange plastic barrels and a-frame signs were placed on neighborhood greenways throughout Portland, the bureau of transportation says it’s time to make them more permanent. As we hinted at back in March, today PBOT announced
Shannon and her kiddos at a park in Hillsboro.(Photo courtesy Johnson family) Publisher’s note: Let’s give Shannon a hearty welcome as our new Family Biking columnist. You might recall her from a little profile we shared back in June. Shannon is a 36-year-old mom of four who lives in downtown Hillsboro and I cannot wait to share more of her work. –
It’s a golden rule of cycling in the heat: When you see water, ride through it!(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) Hi everyone! Can you believe August is almost here? Our latest edition of the Weekend Event Guide features several Pedalpalooza rides, as well as events hosted by Portland Bicycling Club, and several other organizations. Which reminds me: If
The cake from our 10th anniversary party at Velo Cult. 16 years ago today we published our first post as BikePortland (if you see posts before that it’s because I’d been posting since mid-April of that same year for The Oregonian before launching my own thing here). About 16,000 Front Page posts and 500,000 comments later here we are, still serving
.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} CyclingTips Nerd Alert podcast: Something old, something new, something borrowed... Track events at the Tokyo Olympics are set to kick off next week with a full week of exciting racing around the 250-meter Izu velodrome. F
A popular mantra in Portland these days, chalked outside Tubman Middle School at a rally in April.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) Two freeway expansion projects that were due to be approved by Metro Council at a meeting today (7/29) have been taken off the agenda and will be given their own meeting next week. The change is notable because, as we shar
We all know that bikes are great. How can you make them even greater and fit more with your lifestyle? Accessorise! In this blog we look at 5 of the most popular and useful bike accessories used by regular riders to add layers of flexibility to their bike. GPS Where yer bin? That question can […] The post Accessorise your Bike! appeared first on Me
Riding across the New Youngs Bay Bridge in Astoria. The plan designates an alternate route to avoid it.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) Plan cover. After years of planning and outreach, the Oregon Department of Transportation has completed the Oregon Coast Bike Route Plan. It’s the first ever comprehensive update to this legendary, 370-mile route and
The Portland Bureau of Transportation just released a new video that aims to explain their overarching vision and how they’ll reach goals outlined in the 2035 Transportation System Plan. It’s an interesting look into how the agency thinks about key mobility issues — and more importantly — how PBOT thinks the issues should be framed to the general p
Bike Loud volunteer Paul Buchanan and one of the new markings on North Houghton.(Photos: J. Maus/BikePortland) A group of concerned Portlanders have taken it upon themselves to make neighborhood greenway routes more legible to more people. “The sharrows just don’t cut it.”— Nic Cota, Bike Loud PDX Spurred by conversations at meetings of nonprofit b
A B-line delivery trike in action.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) Portland-based B-Line has stood the test of time. And they also stand as an excellent illustration of how pedal-powered cargo trikes can have a positive, climate-friendly impact on urban freight delivery. In 2020, the B-Line crew pedaled their fleet of electric-assisted trikes a total
Metro Councilor Shirley Craddick and her e-bike at a 2017 ride.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) Oregon is home to many electric bike businesses and believers. But so far, the revolutionary vehicles have failed to crack into the mainstream political discourse. Now a group of e-bike advocates will take concrete steps to change that by getting legislator
.rssTitle, .rssSubTitle, .rssContent, .rssBottomLinks {display: none;} img {max-width:100% !important; height: auto !important} CyclingTips Podcast: All in for the Olympic road race The CyclingTips Podcast gathers to discuss the women’s and men’s road races at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.      SUBSCRIBE TO THE ‘CYCLINGTIPS PODCAST‘Never miss an ep