Category Archives: Portland
Levi’s Bike Shop 2013 Tour

Levi’s traveling bike shop tour is happening, beginning with Portland. They’re offering free tune-ups, and free tailoring? I’m all about free tailoring. Check out the Portland flier below.


Jul 30, 2013 2 comments
The Athletic: Portland Design Works Omnium

Photos by Jeremy Dunn

Clint Culpepper organizes plenty of races (top photo) and Jeremy’s write up of the Portland Design Works Omnium at The Athletic documents this successful event through the eyes, the lens and the words of someone who hasn’t been to a track race in years. There were hot dogs, rad track bikes, root beer kegs and cash payouts! Check out more at The Athletic!

Jul 12, 2013 2 comments
Chris King: Like-Minded – Benchmade Knives

This goes without saying but Chris King appreciates made in the USA products and in Portland, they’ve got a few like-minded companies to look to. A few miles outside of Portland lies the Benchmade facilities. Now, if you know knives, you know Benchmade and if you really want to get to know the brand better, head over to Chris King for an inside look at just how like-minded Benchmade is…

Jun 25, 2013 2 comments
Breadwinner Cycles

I’m so stoked for the guys at Breadwinner!

“Work Hard. Ride Home.

Breadwinner Cycles makes beautiful high-quality bicycles for people who love to ride every day. Tony Pereira and Ira Ryan, who have a combined 15 years of framebuilding experience, have come together as Breadwinner Cycles. Melding their two complementary styles results in bicycles with a winning combination of form and function, delivered in eight weeks or less. The Breadwinner lineup of six custom steel TIG-welded bicycles are equipped with the best U.S.-made parts available and built in Portland, Oregon.”

Jun 25, 2013 Comments are OFF
Introducing Leave it On the Road
Leave it on the Road and the Vanilla family!

With all the benefit rides that happen year after year, what’s stopping people from doing their own? Save yourself from the swarm of people you don’t know, call a friend, plan a ride and hit up some sponsors. That’s exactly what Michael Tabtabai and Andrew Hudon did.

Leave It On The Road ride starts Monday, June 17 and goes 3465 miles in 24 days from Oregon to Massachusetts.  Along the way and through fundraising, Michael and Andrew are hoping to raise $52k for the Colon Cancer Alliance. All the background info can be found at Leave it on the Road.

Follow them on Instagram too!

Check out a full sponsor list and a parts break down below, as well as more photos in the Gallery!


Jun 14, 2013 5 comments