Bike Guide 2014: Editor’s Note

The Humble Derailleur


Bike Guide
Portland’s bike scene is a cogset of many sprockets. If any great insight has come from the months we spent compiling Willamette Week’s first glossy Bike Guide, it’s just how many moving part   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Worst Day of the Year Ride Canceled Because of Bad Weather

Update: Even the party!

snow day

Features
It's a moment that Portland cyclists will be living down for years, if not decades: the challenging portion of the 2014 Worst Day of the Year Ride, which had been scheduled for this Sunday, has been canceled because the weather will be bad.By bad we mean that there will be as many as eight inches of snow on the ground in Portland. The ride is, of course, supposedly timed to the worst weather day of ...   More
 
Thursday, February 6, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

Dr. Know: Baby on Bike

Why does Oregon have a child car-seat law but not one for bicycles?


Dr. Know
Could you explain why Oregon has a child car-seat law but not one for bicycles? And why is it OK to drag little children around behind a bicycle in a flimsy tent-cart? —Hot Seat Su A cynic mig   More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 MARTY SMITH

Gift Guide 2013: Bicycle


Advertorial
Western Bike Works Bell Piston helmet $18.99 Safety, style and affordability, all rolled into one. Borrowing features from higher-end models, Bell’s Piston helmet features 15 massive air ven   More
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 WW Staff

Headout Picks 11/27/13


Headout Picks
WEDNESDAY NOV. 27 NORFOLK & WESTERN[MUSIC] It’s been four years since anyone’s heard from this much-beloved Portland indie-folk institution. The band never officially broke up, and no one   More
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 WW Culture Staff

U-Lock or You Walk

Some surprising bike-theft facts from cops and bike shops.


Culture Features
Brian Leber watched an imposing figure roll into Bike Gallery with a road bike that had been sprayed black with truck bed-liner paint. “I knew right away it was our bike,” he says. A $2,00   More
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 ENID SPITZ

Your First Overnighter

Everything you need to know before your first bikepacking trip.


Culture Features
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 from As   More
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

First Item on Hales' Agenda: Bike Projects

Portland Ranked #1 for Number of Bicycle Commuters

News
Let's play a guessing game. What is the first transportation item on Mayor-elect Charlie Hales' agenda the day of his swearing in?A. $4 million in grants for more "bikeway improvements" fashioned by outgoing Mayor Sam Adams.B. Gathering state money for paving sidewalks east of Interstate 205. The answer, of course, is both. The Jan. 2 City Council agenda includes one transportation item offered by ...   More
 
Friday, December 28, 2012 by Aaron Mesh

Build a Better Bicycle

Ziba’s big ideas.


Headout
Thirty-one bicycle designers from across the nation will converge on Portland this Friday for the second Oregon Manifest Constructor’s Design Challenge. Their goal: To prove they’ve built the u   More
 
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

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