While it’s easy for most of us take cycling for granted, in Afghanistan cycling for women is very taboo. Watch this and be inspired. Afghan Cycles Synopsis Afghan Cycles is a short documentary film about the Women’s National Cycling Team of Afghanistan. The bicycle has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the […]
Well, the problem of people riding their bikes too fast westbound across the Hawthorne Bridge hasn’t magically disappeared. But whoever thought installing rumble strips was a good idea has never ridden across the Hawthorne Bridge on a dark, rainy morning. It’s a recipe for a broken collar bone — or worse. Word has it that […]
This is a great short ride that packs a nice punch. Have to get back in time for bunch with the family? The Saltzman Springville Crazy 8 Loop will have you back in time and you won’t feel guilty about having seconds on dessert.
A rainy and windy day — perfect conditions to head to Sandbox Studios and check out some beautiful bikes and accessories at the Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show. Held at the Sandbox Studios this year, the big attraction seemed to be the “monster bikes.” Here are a few photo highlights.
On September 28-29, meet many of the Top Frame Builders from around the Great U.S.A. The 6th Annual Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show, presented by the Oregon Bicycle Constructors Association (O.B.C.A.), features exhibitions showcasing bicycle craftsmen and women from Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho and even Japan. These master framebuilders will display their artistry in a celebration […]
It was a perfect morning for Bridge Pedal 2013. A well-oiled machine in it’s 18th year, an estimated 18,000 bicyclists pedaled up, over and around bridges spanning the Willamette River. It’s pretty cool to see waves of cyclists crossing the Marquam Bridge. I still remember pedaling my way through the very first Bridge Pedal. Has […]