Conceptual design for 72nd and Prescott.(Graphic: PBOT) “I’m dead set against this proposal… If you bought your house [on 73rd] and thought you had a nice, calm street, it’s going to get busier.”— Ted Carlston, Roseway Neighborhood Association The City of Portland is looking for feedback on how to design a project that will create a low-stress bicy
Rider on Scoggins Valley Road at the northern tip of the Hagg Lake.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Best Bike Hub view in the region? I think so. (Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) As you plan summer bike adventures, make sure Hagg Lake is on your list of places to explore. The 10-mile paved loop that follows the lake’s jagged shoreline has wid
The Giro d’Italia kicked off over the weekend with an ITT dominated by three teams. Why did Jumbo-Visma, Ineos Grenadiers, and Deceuninck-Quick Step shine above all the rest? We’ve got some ideas.  In this week’s Nerd Nugget the crew discusses teams using non-sponsor correct equipment, and why it matters.  The post CyclingTips Podcast: Testing time
ODOT has invested $27 million on 82nd Avenue over the past decade, including this new crossing at NE Thompson next to Madison High School that was finished last week. Advocates say it’s not enough.(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) State Rep Khanh Pham, Oregon Walks Executive Director Ashton Simpson, and PBOT Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty at Frida
Welcome to what is going to be another stellar week! Here are the most noteworthy items BikePortland editors and readers came across in the past seven days… End the fantasy: The New Republic says cities should stop fawning over tech bro fantasies of autonomous cars and invest in the stuff that is actually real and ready and working today like buses
Looking east on NE Sandy at 149th.(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) A woman was hit and killed while riding a Lime shared electric scooter just after midnight on Saturday. The Portland Police Bureau says the crash happened on Northeast Sandy Blvd at 149th at around 12:30 am. The person who hit the scooter rider did not remain at the scene and po
After two people were killed in a two week span at the same intersection of Northeast 82nd Avenue last month, nonprofit Oregon Walks organized a high profile rally Friday. With a broad coalition of support that includes State Representative (and former east Portland activist) Khanh Pham, State Senator Jeff Dembrow, PBOT Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty
Meet me at the crossroads… but be careful on a bike.(View looking southeast on SW Capitol Highway at SW Barbur Blvd).(Photos: Lisa Caballero/BikePortland) No bike lanes planned for section in red. The Oregon Department of Transportation will begin work this summer on its Barbur Crossroads Safety Project at the intersection of SW Barbur Blvd and Cap
Indoor training is not top of the list of things most of us look forward to in the summer, but should it be? When the summer sun consistently comes out, the turbo trainers usually go into hibernation. We investigate if maintaining some level of indoor milage might improve your fitness and if World Tour pros are moving indoors for sessions regardles
The old days when we left comments in person at Get Together events like this one in 2009.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Back in February, serious concerns from the community forced me to take a harder look at our comment section. If you recall, the concerns were based on my moderating style that let too many mean and inappropriate comments ge
(Left: East end of the Oneonta Tunnel in 2017 after the Eagle Creek Fire. Right: All cleaned up and ready to ride today! Photos: ODOT) Almost four years after it was burned and badly damaged in the Eagle Creek Fire, the Oneonta Tunnel on the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail is once again open for biking and walking. When fire ripped thro
Image by Israel Start-Up NationIsrael Start-Up Nation has released a surprise change of kit just ahead of the upcoming Giro d'Italia by showing off their new red and blue jersey ahead of the team presentation this eveningOriginal link
Remco Evenepoel (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)Remco Evenepoel says you can’t prepare fully for the Giro d’Italia without racing, as he enters his debut Grand Tour as one of the favourites.Original link
After a brief discussion of the Festival Elsy Jacobs and the upcoming Setmana Ciclista Valenciana Loren, Abby, and Amy continue their conversation about the lack of Women’s WorldTour racing from now until the Olympic Games in Tokyo.  In the hunt for another point of view, Abby called Scott Sunderland, who works with Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Rac
You are not alone. The last thing anyone wants to do when they climb off their bike, is give it a clean. However! As we all know, the best way to make your bike last and keep working properly is to keep it clean. Got 10 minutes? You’ve had a shower, got dressed, maybe had […] The post 10 Minute Wash & Go appeared first on Merlin Cycles Blog. Origin
(Photo from Fallon Smart memorial ride on August 26th, 2016 by Jonathan Maus/BikePortland.) The father of a teenager who was hit and killed by a driver as she walked across Hawthorne Boulevard says the City of Portland erred by not seizing an opportunity to add bike lanes and make the street safer. Tigard resident Seth Smart is the father of Fallon