North Rosa Parks Way near Albina this morning.(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) There was a Pedalpalooza ride this week called World Without Cars that started at 4:00 am with one goal in mind: to ride Portland streets when there are very few cars on them. Other Portland traditions to ride on New Year’s Day and during the Super Bowl are done for
At Sunday’s Get Lost ride, dice will be rolled to determine the route. Where it goes, nobody knows.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Hi everyone! Pedalpalooza is really hitting its stride and there’s a lot on tap for this weekend (and no, the rain will not stop the fun). By the way, I highly recommend following @PedalpaloozaPDX on Instagram. They
Looking for a new place to spread you cycling wings? We’ve got six great job opportunities that just went up this week. Learn more about each one via the links below… – Retail Sales and Front-End Operations – Cyclepath PDX – Sales Associate – Bike Clark County – Warehouse Worker – Castelli Sportful USA – Staff Accountant – Castelli Sportful USA – C
But before digging into that tin of worms, Amy, Loren, and Abby chat Giro Donne route reveal the Tour de Suisse Women’s race, and Annemiek van Vleuten’s decision to skip the Giro in favour of Olympic prep. As a bonus, Ruth Winder makes a guest appearance to talk about what the Olympics mean to her.       SUBSCRIBE TO THE ‘FREEWHEELING’ PODCASTNever
It seems everything cycling-related is fetching inordinate amounts of money on the used market these days, and so we figured it was a good time to trade in Caley and Zach for a special guest host: Dan Cavallari, former tech editor for Velonews and now freelancer extraordinaire. Dan covered Unbound Gravel for CyclingTips this year, so it only seemed
Aurelia Nelson-Reske leads a chant during a rally at ODOT headquarters in downtown Portland Wednesday.(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) A growing contingent of young climate activists have brought their dissatisfaction with the Oregon Department of Transportation right to the agency’s doorstep. “We’re striking because we are in the middle of a c
Along the Deschutes in Maupin and Mt. Hood views from the foothills. (Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) The open roads are calling and Cycle Oregon has answered. The Portland-based nonprofit known for its fully-supported, week-long “Classic” ride first held in 1988, was forced to cancel its slate of events in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Th
A man tries to cross 82nd Avenue at Alberta, the intersection where two people were killed by drivers in April.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Wednesday was a very consequential day for traffic safety in Portland. “I have moved from hating cameras, to really understanding how, in relationship with other safety improvements, they could help keep
Eagerly anticipating even more socks & boxer shorts? Avoid sock overload in your drawers by forwarding this list of potential gifts around your family, what’s the worst that can happen? Oh yes, more cycling socks, at least they are useful… Assos Equipe G1 Socks £7.50   Troy Lee Designs XC MTB Gloves (From) £10.50 Muc […] The post Father’s Day Gifts
Turns out, you don’t need a big truck to Adopt-A-Road. (Photos: Shawne Martinez) Shawne Martinez is one of Portland’s most prolific urban bike riders. He and his e-assist cargo bike can be seen on daily rides throughout the city, and especially near his home in southwest. You might recall his epic 40-mile journey to Gateway Green with this five-yea
Bikes on board in a rendering of a Frog Ferry vessel. “We are all ready for a new and better Portland.”— Susan Bladholm, Frog Ferry At a press conference on Tuesday, the nonprofit Friends of Frog Ferry detailed plans for a pilot project that will launch next summer. Once the vessel hits the water, about 70 people at a time will be able to ride from
This week on the CyclingTips Podcast… Dane breaks down the final takeaways from the Critérium du Dauphiné and what to expect from the Tour de Suisse. Plus, the women raced their first-ever Tour de Suisse Women. Unbound Gravel delivered two impressive races from both the elite men and elite women. For Nerd Nugget, a conversation about why the UCI ca
A little girl who was just two years old when I started BikePortland will graduate from high school today. ❤️😲🥲 Some of you might recall seeing my daughter at bike events over the years when she was just a wee one. It’s been a long time since she’s followed me to “work”! Today she and her Roosevelt High School classmates will officially graduate. J
What will you do on your Healthy Block this summer?(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) The saying better late than never definitely applies to PBOT’s new Healthy Blocks program. During the pandemic, PBOT prioritized business permits for outdoor dining and paused popular programs like block parties, street paintings, Sunday Parkways and Play Streets
Map from survey shows existing Biketown stations. The City of Portland has released a survey that gives everyone a chance to create a fantasy Biketown system. As we reported last week, the Portland Bureau of Transportation is eyeing a major expansion of the Biketown service area. Now they want your help to find where holes exist in the current syst
Lots of uses competing for space. Not all of them can win.(Source: PBOT/Streets 2035) The City of Portland’s Streets 2035 initiative might be the most consequential planning process you’ve never heard of. Reduce situations that require individual interpretation and inter-bureau negotiation.— From a Streets 2035 presentation Based on the simple prem