Interested in riding from Portland to Salem during this year’s total solar eclipse? Well, now’s your chance to sign up!
Thanks to River City Bicycles for pulling this together!
“Gateway Green is an enormous undertaking that’s been in the works for almost twelve years now, and this Saturday, June 24th, it’s officially opening to the public. The amount of work that went into making this a reality- both physically and politically is impressive to say the least, but saying the finished product reflects it is an understatement. Special thanks to the Northwest Trail Alliance, Portland Parks and Recreation, and all the volunteers who put countless hours into this project to make it a reality. Gateway Green is the Portland area’s first, extensive, 25-acre mountain bike-specific park which lies just on the other side of I-205 from Rocky Butte and just a few blocks away from the Gateway Transit Center. It’s incredibly accessible by either the 205 bike path, or the Blue, Green and Red MAX lines, and is only seven miles away from River City. For more information on the park, be sure to visit www.gatewaygreenpdx.org, and we hope to see you out there soon!”
How’d I miss this one? Path Less Pedaled visited Sugar Wheel Works a few weeks back and this video is worth the watch for sure!
This week at Velo Cult!
Portland FAT FANS, Come hang with Chris Chance and the Fat Chance Team on June 8th; we’d love to see you. Stop by for a beer, meet Chris, check out some of our new bikes including the Chris Cross and Yo Eddy 2.2, and celebrate all things FAT! Hosted by our friends at Velo Cult (and their awesome collection of vintage Fats)
Event: Fat Chance Bicycle PDX Tour With Chris Chance
When: Thursday, June 8th, 6-8pm
Where: Velo Cult Bike Shop & Bar – 1969 NE 42nd Ave, Portland.
Why: Drink beers, check out awesome bikes, celebrate all things Fat!
Who: Mountain Bike Hall of Famer Chris Chance and his newly released fleet of bicycles
This will be a good time for sure. Wish I could be there, and I hope you can make it, Portland!
Portland, it’s time to earn your dirt! See more details at NW Trail.
If you like randonneuring, or just like the bikes, check out this video from PLP on Norther Cycles. For an in-depth look at a Norther Cycles bike, check out our gallery from the Handmade Bike and Beer fest.
What do you ride if you’re 6’10”? Dave from River City Bicycles wanted a bicycle in-store for a Portland Trailblazer, or any customer that tall, and the result is a titanium road bike built to commemorate the 1977 NBA Championship won by the Portland Trailblazers.
Portland’s Broken and Coastal magazine is now available for free web reads, downloads and print. In this edition, “Kyle Emery-Peck documents BMXers that ride Mountain Bikes; Kelli Samuelson shows us why running an elite-level women’s cycling team is Worth the Sweat; Marius Nilsen takes us on a Norwegian adventure, climbing over 10,000 meters in two days.”
Head over to Broken & Coastal for more!