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Retail Happy Hour every Wednesday!

Monday, June 22nd, 2015
Retail Happy Hour on Alberta Street kicks off this Wednesday, June 24th, from 3-6 p.m. at nearly 40 Alberta Street retail businesses. Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. The Community Cycling Center and Gladys Bikes are teaming up to celebrate Retail Happy Hour. We’ll be off

Shop tip: cable, housing and accessories

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
By Gwen Koon, Service Supervisor Last month, Gwen wrote about the exciting world of brakes and levers. In this shop tip, she will review cable, housing, and accessories as a complement to her previous post. In the picture below, you can see a number of the different small parts which are used in setting up brakes and shifters. Cables: The cables are the two braided metal strands that run through the center of t

News Release: The Missing Link Wins 2nd Annual Bike Mechanic Challenge

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
Event raises over $9,000 for the non-profit Community Cycling Center June 16, 2015 – Portland, Ore. – The Missing Link bike shop mechanics James Emond and Matt Glynn emerged victorious as the winners of the 2nd Annual Bike Mechanic Challenge last Saturday at Velo Cult Bike Shop. They bested their competition—including last year’s returning champions, Bike Gallery—in four technical challenges to take hom

The Missing Link wins 2nd annual Bike Mechanic Challenge

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
By Lillian Karabaic, Development Manager Missing Link Bike Shop mechanics James Emond and Matt Glynn emerged victorious as the winners of the 2nd Annual Bike Mechanic Challenge last Saturday at Velo Cult Bike Shop. They bested their competition, including last year’s returning champions, Bike Gallery, in four technical challenges to take the grand prize of an engraved “Lefty Accidentally” Right Arm Repair