Portland has long been recognized as one of the best bicycling communities in the world. Recent statistics indicate more than six percent of Portland residents bike commute to work, making our beautiful metropolis the highest-ranking major city in that category.… Continue Reading

Eric Rosenberg and his wife Jennifer moved to Portland about six months ago with an idea.

They decided to organize Cruiser Rides similar to those they had pedaled in while living in Denver.

The Oregonian reports the idea is a … Continue Reading

“WELCOME TO AMERICA’S BICYCLE CAPITAL”

The sign at the center of a Portland regulatory puzzle has been painted over.

The sign – technically a Mural – adorned the side of the downtown building housing the Pedal Bike Tours business. It … Continue Reading

It is the Portland way to celebrate Mother’s Day – taking mom to the Sunday Parkways event in East Portland.

This is from the Portland Bureau of Transportation:

Families and neighbors are preparing to enjoy Mother’s Day at the City … Continue Reading

Run Like Hell

While riding through downtown Portland this morning, we encountered an enthusiastic gathering of runners getting ready to start “Run Like Hell.” We stopped to take a few photos and watch the start of the race.

Twenty minutes later, the scantily … Continue Reading

Umbrellas

News found on a bike today: rain.  In related news: wet.

However, that didn’t stop a good number of hardy souls from participating in Row for the Cure on the Willamette River.  The Timbers’ Army was trooping into Jeld-Wen Field … Continue Reading

Monster Bike at the OHBS

Rainy conditions didn’t dampen spirits today at the 2013 Oregon Handmade Bicycle Show.  The two-day gathering features some of the many talented bicycle craftsmen and women from Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho and even Japan. These master framebuilders display their … Continue Reading

Cyclist on the Hawthorne Bridge

A special note from the Sunday Parkways team and the Portland Bureau of Transportation.

The Sunday Parkways team and the Portland Bureau of Transportation regret to inform you that due to severe weather and associated safety concerns, we have to

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Little Free Library

I love seeing these little free libraries sprinkled around town. This one is near the corner of S.E. 50th and Clinton St.  It had a number of books inside and a VHS movie.

What is a Little Free Library?

It’s

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Soul Stroll Wellness Walk

Hey there. It’s your roving PRP cub reporter — where I deliver news found while riding a bike.

I was out on a short spin this morning and passed by Wilshire Park just as lively group of participants in … Continue Reading