A bill that would have increased spending on bicycling and walking infrastructure on the 50th anniversary of Oregon’s legendary “Bike Bill” has died in committee. Senate Bill 395, dubbed the “Safe Routes for All Bill”, needed to be scheduled for a work session in the Joint Committee on Transportation by last Friday (5/14), but committee chairs didn
This week’s Monday Roundup is sponsored by Portland Cycling Worlds, the exciting effort to bring the UCI World Championships to Portland! Wear their new jersey to support the bid. Welcome to the week. Here are the most notable items BikePortland readers and editors came across in the past seven days… Paris plans for people, not petrol: The latest s
The Dutch and French Olympic teams have been announced and a better picture of the Olympic road race is coming together. Plus, with the news of the women’s Tour de France happening in 2022, Loren, Amy, and Abby have some thoughts.  The post Freewheeling Podcast: The women’s Tour de France is happening, but will it succeed? appeared first on Cycling
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Australia’s entire population may only be roughly equivalent to Shanghai, but it has an outsized custom bike industry with astonishing levels of ingenuity and innovation. Tech editor Dave Rome recently visited the Handmade Bicycle Show Australia in Melbourne, where 3-D printing is playing a big part in setting a number of these builders apart from
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Still from new video by River View Cemetery. Watch it below. “While we do allow bicyclists, please help us keep our space peaceful for mourners.” — River View Cemetery educational video One of the most persistent problems in Portland bicycling is the behavior of some people who ride through River View Cemetery. The cemetery at the western end of th
They call it “Dirty 30” for a reason!(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Oregon’s Highway 30 is an extremely important part of the cycling network, so we watch very closely for any opportunity to make it better. You might recall last fall when we shared a hopeful story about how the stretch of what many locals call “Dirty 30” for its often debris-f
by Igor We just got a re-stock of our hubs! So if you've been waiting patiently for the following, hop onto the website now. Disc Rear HubsDisc Front HubsRear Cassette HubsQuick-Release Front HubsFreewheel Rear HubsBolt-On Fixed/Free Rear HubsAs far as inventory goes, you may have noticed that we have a bunch of stuff out of stock right now. To be
Stage 6 of the Giro d’Italia saw some significant movement in the general classification, redemption for Bahrain-Victorious, and a very bazaar situation with the Team BikeExchange car and Pieter Serry.  The post CyclingTips Podcast: Ciccone is in uncharted waters — Giro d’Italia Stage 6 appeared first on CyclingTips. Original link
Graphic shared by ODOT in a statement last Friday. What difference does a few hundred thousand dollars make? A lot. If you want to live. It could mean the difference between having a few more median refuge islands or flashing beacons and painted crosswalks in the middle of a dangerous, high-speed arterial. Or not having them. In the pedestrian advo
Our intrepid team has faced it all so far in the 2021 season – Cold, Rain, Cold Rain and more Extreme Cold. However, they have battled through the start of the season with some very promising results. Bex Rimmington As well as great multisport race results, Bex has lodged a solid set of time trial […] The post Team Merlin Race Update appeared first
At her first visit to the Portland Bureau of Transportation Bicycle Advisory Committee Tuesday Night, Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty was asked about Portland’s vaunted Bicycle Plan for 2030. She said she’d never heard of it and that PBOT leadership hadn’t mentioned it to her yet. She also said, “I don’t think that’s going to happen,” when asked about
Program participant Natalie Martin is hooked.(Photo: Kiel Johnson/Go By Bike) Bicycling is like a drug for many people: Once they try it they get hooked and can’t live without it. Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) is so convinced of this phenomenon — and of the benefits of cycling in general — they’re willing to loan people a bike at no cost
Bike Chaser visits the handmade bike show May 2021 Melbourne Australia, Celebrating the Craft of the Handmade Bicycle. An event we missed last year the much anticipated Melbourne Handmade Bike show. Bike Chaser went along to awe and ahh at the most recent creations. An opportunity to check out these works of art up close we look at the builders and
PBOT plans to restripe this section of Hawthorne with a center turn lane and three general purpose lanes instead of four.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) A project poised to repave and restripe a popular section of Southeast Hawthorne Blvd without bike lanes is set to begin next month and an activist who’s spent over a year pushing for them hasn