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Hacking for a better transportation future!

Thursday, November 13th, 2014
By Allison Giffin, Winter Campaign Specialist and Lillian Karabaic, Development Coordinator Last Saturday, 25 citizens generously forwent the sunny weekend weather for the greater good of transportation advocacy to attend our first-ever Avenues to Advocacy hackathon. ESRI Portland R&D Center generously donated their downtown office – and it was an ideal spot – with not one, but two, indoor bike pa

Dia de los Muertos Ride: A Tour de Tot

Monday, November 10th, 2014
By Abby Kraai, Volunteer Storyteller If there were a Tour de France for tiny tots, last Sunday’s Dia de Los Muertos ride would have been it. Kids of all sizes (but mostly small) gathered at Harvey Scott Elementary School on Sunday to sip hot chocolate–delivered on wheels by Icicle Tricycles–and get their drizzly bike ride on. After an hour of mingling, face-painting, and helmet-donning, the kids and their ad

News release: Introducing The Bicycle Ball, Celebrating 20 years of the Community Cycling Center

Monday, November 10th, 2014
Live music, 1920s-inspired cocktails, and more November 10, 2014 – Portland, Ore. – This November, get ready for the bicycle event of the season. The Bicycle Ball is a fundraiser for the nonprofit, Community Cycling Center. Celebrating 20 years of broadening access to bicycles, the Cycling Center is hosting this fundraiser to support the next generation of bike riders in Portland. The theme of this party is i

Product Review: Cygolite Metro 550

Friday, October 24th, 2014
By David Kurushima, Retail Manager There are many things you can learn about the nature and habits of Portland cyclists simply by looking at what they are buying throughout the year. One thing that has stood out to me at our shop in recent years is that, along with fenders (for obvious reasons), higher-end lights are always in top demand in the fall. While most people seem content to use inexpensive lights in the s