A priest, a rabbi and an atheist walk into a bar. They
put their names on the list and hope to get called up for three minutes
onstage. They’re aspiring standups—like everyone else in Portland
Everything you need to know before your first bikepacking trip.
Rochelle Comeaux and Don Eaton remember their first
overnighter as cyclists. It was the first day of their 70-day
cross-country trip along the TransAmerica Trail, which winds 4,233 miles
Portland cyclists are not content to
limit their demonstrations of affection to soggy winter commuting,
bombing downhill from the zoo and quaffing too much beer at Apex.
Portlanders who worship
Some surprising bike-theft facts from cops and bike shops.
Brian Leber watched an imposing figure roll into Bike
Gallery with a road bike that had been sprayed black with truck
“I knew right away it was our bike,” he says.
Which Portland bike delivery services are worth the price?
Setting aside the obvious ecological benefits of bicycles
over idling cars, bike couriers have always been an efficient choice in
dense city environments because they don’t have to worry about s
A noncyclist gives up his car to live one week by bike.
In the four years I’ve lived in Portland, I have ridden a
Razor scooter more often than I’ve ridden a bike. That is to say, I have
never ridden a bike in Portland. Like a good, native Southern
Within easy reach of desert, river, waterfall, lake,
mountain or ocean, Portland has always bred and attracted an army of
lifestyle heroes—dabblers in the unspeakably arcane arts of being
The Body of an AmericanThe title of Dan O’Brien’s play references a photograph of
a dead American soldier being dragged through the streets of Mogadishu.
War journalist Paul Watson wo
A bespectacled man stands in the back corner of the dimly
lit stage, about five feet from the stripper pole. Nervously tapping the
microphone against the white cast holding his right arm in place,
It’s the last show at Darcelle XV Showplace on a muggy
Friday night. The audience is a mixed bag: a birthday party in the
center, friends of a drag queen near the wall, a posse of bros in the