Archive for Author: Nickey

Save 15% on apparel this October

This October at our shop, prepare for winter riding with a new set of lights and fenders. When you buy fenders or a light set, you can take 15%…


Enter to win a FREE Nutcase helmet!

 

What’s your favorite bike ride in Portland? Tell us on Facebook or Twitterand be entered to win a FREE helmet from Nutcase. …


Getting to know: Timothy Weeks

Timothy Weeks began working at our bike shop as a Seasonal Mechanic this past Spring, bringing with him an impressive resume of repair experience. …


Create a Commuter season begins

This year, our Create a Commuter program marked ten years of broadening access to bicycling. We’re riding right into the next ten years with a slat…


Scholarship Bike Camps roll through town

If you have ridden around North or Northeast Portland much this summer, there’s a good chance you’ve seen one of our Bike Camps in action. Groups o…


Equity Ride recap

Last Thursday, August 25th, the second annual Equity Ride took place, in the Lents neighborhood of SE Portland. Organized by Shelli Romero at the O…


Join us for the Equity Ride

Join us tomorrow evening, August 25th, for the second annual Equity Ride. Organized by the Oregon Department of Transportation, the Equity Ride wil…


Getting to know: Patrick Loftus

Patrick Loftus first began working at the Community Cycling Center as a seasonal bike mechanic in 2009. Recently, he was promoted to a permanent me…


Get your playa bike here!

Headed to Burning Man? There’s no better way to get around the playa than by bike. And there’s no better place to get a bike for your trip than at …


Check out our new bike shop page

Looking for information about our bike shop? We’ve been hard at work on making our website easier to use for our bike shop customers. Our Bike Shop…


Pack a Pannier and save 20%!

It’s almost time to go back to school. Are you planning on commuting by bike to campus this year? Then get ready to ride with our Pack a Pannier sp…


Volunteer Spotlight: Sherman Coventry

1. How long have you been volunteering at the Community Cycling Center? How did you start?

I came to Volunteer Orientation in August of 2009.


Ten years of Create a Commuter

One of the early successes- and disappointments- of the Community Cycling Center was our Yellow Bike Program. We’d fix up bikes, paint them yellow,…


Great bikes at the shop

Our racks are overflowing with goodies down at our neighborhood bike shop on Alberta. Whether you’re looking for your first commuter bike, a family…


Bike camp kicks off

Break out the sun-screen and pump-up those tires, because the Community Cycling Center’s Bike Camp begin June 20th! Each week we’ll be hosting a ro…


Volunteer Spotlight: Dave McQuery

Dave has been volunteering with us since the last millennium. He started out cleaning bikes, decided to try his hand at repair, and soon became a f…


Great new stuff at the bike shop

This is our favorite time of year. The weather is finally warming up, the sun is showing its face (almost) every day, and the streets are packed wi…


Volunteer Spotlight: Joe Greulich

Joe is the Community Cycling Center’s unofficial oral historian. He has been volunteering with us for nearly a decade, a longer tenure than any cur…


Bon Voyage, Benjamin

Last week, the Community Cycling Center staff held a very bittersweet pizza party. We were gathered to say farewell to our Production Manager, Benj…


Summer is coming and so is Bike Camp!

The days are getting longer and the cherry blossoms are spreading across the city. Spring has finally sprung! Now that you have packed up your wint…


National Bike Summit Highlights 2011

I became a fan of bike sharing at this year’s National Bike Summit in Washington, DC, both in terms of riding the goofy-looking-but-decidedly-enjo…


Get your copy of The Hub!

Our annual community offerings catalog, The Hub, is now available! You can pick up a copy at our shop at 17th and Alberta. If you’re on our mai…


Volunteer Spotlight: Quin McIntire

One day last fall, Quin showed up at our shop. Then he came by the next day. And the day after that, and almost every day since. From the first tim…


Volunteers power our remodel

During the month of February, a veritable army of supporters generously offered their skills and enthusiasm to help us completely transform our bik…


$100 off overhauls in March

Is your magnificent ride feeling a little off? If you’ve already got a great bike you love- but it needs a little TLC- now is the time to visit ou…


Worst Day of the Year Ride 2011 Recap

This past Sunday, Feb. 13th, thousands of bicyclists came out for a chilly winter ride, making the 10th annual Worst Day of the Year Ride a rousing…


Shop remodel update

Our shop remodeling process is continuing on smoothly, thanks to the help of our amazing community of supporters and volunteers. First the Oregon T…


Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Mode

Michael Mode began volunteering with us in early 2010, and ever since he has been a mainstay at Tuesday Drop-In Night. A talented mechanic and …


Big changes coming to the bike shop

We’ve been bursting at the seams of the bike shop for a long time. We can’t really say it’s a bad thing- we just have so much we want to do, and on…


Volunteer Spotlight: Kristin Bott

On the very first day she volunteered with us, way back in April of 2009, Kristin ended up not only doing a million things – from fitting helme…


Welcome new board members!

Please join us in a hearty "Hello! Hi! Welcome!" to our three new board members, Olivia Rebanal, Tom Gainer, and Jennifer Pratt. These three dedica…