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  1. Widmer Brothers Brewing will give away 100 bikes for '100 Days of Hefe'Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Bike Portland

    Portland-based Widmer Brothers Brewing has long been a bicycling believer . Now they plan to celebrate their most popular beer by giving away 100 bicycles in 100 days starting with a kickoff event tonight in southwest Portland.

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  2. Comment of the week: Portland's road-diet deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Bike Portland

    Your answer to that question probably depends, more or less, on how long it took to do so when you moved to town. That's one of the ideas behind a comment BikePortland reader Carl Abbott added to Tuesday's story about this week's experimental redesign of Naito Parkway.

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  3. 14 Clinton Street businesses celebrate bikeway birthday with discounts this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Bike Portland

    Neighborhood advocates have teamed up with local businesses to celebrate the huge role bikes play in Clinton Street's commercial prosperity and the huge role small businesses play in making Clinton Street such a great destination. The event happens as the City of Portland continues to express concern that businesses and residents would oppose adding one or more traffic diverters to Clinton Street to reduce cut-through car traffic and make the neighborhood greenway a bike route that people of all ages would feel comfortable using.

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  4. Weekend Event Guide: Clinton, swaps, e-bikes, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Bike Portland

    Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery . Need new gear? Two bike swaps and a party at North St. Bags new retail location should have you covered.

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  5. Alistair Corkett update: On the mend, funding campaign nearing $65,000, event plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Bike Portland

    It's been only three days since Alistair Corkett experienced a life-changing event . He was cycling on Southeast 26th Ave when he was involved in a collision that resulted in the loss of his leg.

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  6. BikeLoud's "die-in" this afternoon aims to keep safety pressure on ODOTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Bike Portland

    The advocacy group BikeLoudPDX plans to follow Monday's safety demonstration on Powell Boulevard by taking on what it sees as the underlying issue: city roads managed by the state's transportation agency. At 4 p.m. the volunteer-driven organization plans to host a "die-in" at the Oregon Department of Transportation headquarters , 123 NW Flanders St., complete with fake blood.

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  7. Travel time and speed data shows impact of Powell protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Bike Portland

    One of the stated goals of last night's protest action on Southeast Powell Boulevard was to slow traffic down. And according to data live traffic data from Portland State University's Intelligent Transportation Systems lab, it worked.

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  8. Sunday morning collision at 26th and Powell severs leg of man on bikeRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | Bike Portland

    The southbound view at 26th and Powell. Police said preliminary information indicated that the man was biking south when a northbound truck turned left in front of him.

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  9. Weekend Event Guide: CycloFemme, Parkways, Trains, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Bike Portland

    Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery . Can you believe it's already Sunday Parkways season? This weekend kicks off the first of the five events.

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  10. As festival season begins, Naito's bike lanes are walkers' only refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Bike Portland

    Another summer is on the way, and the story is familiar: Waterfront Park has become such a success that people on foot are spilling onto the bed of Naito Parkway, the five-lane street that runs beside it. During festivals like the Cinco de Mayo event that wrapped up Tuesday, the park is fenced off by barriers that are typically dragged right up to the curb, forcing the many people walking to the festival to use the bike lane - and forcing the many people biking on Naito directly into car traffic.

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  11. Industry Ticker: North St Bags expands with new retail location and sales repsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Bike Portland

    There's nothing we like better than seeing a Portland-born and raised company make it big. It seems like yesterday that Curtis Williams showed up at BikeCraft with some great bags and panniers.

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  12. Industry Ticker: North St Bags expands with new retail location and sales repsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Bike Portland

    There's nothing we like better than seeing a Portland-born and raised company make it big. It seems like yesterday that Curtis Williams showed up at BikeCraft with some great bags and panniers.

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  13. Eastmoreland residents organize against wider bike lanes that would remove parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Bike Portland

    Some people bike on Woodstock Boulevard's sidewalk to avoid the door-zone bike lane that would be upgraded as part of the 20s Bikeway Project. The Eastmoreland Neighborhood Association is trying to stop Portland from widening the four-foot door-zone bike lanes along four blocks of Woodstock Boulevard.

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  14. The Monday Roundup: Solar e-bike, China's bike rebound and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Bike Portland

    Solar e-bike: Thanks to a custom panel design, this one weighs just 37 pounds . Developing cities: "The battle against the car has been more-or-less won in the west," one consultant tells The Guardian for a voyage tracking the global trend .

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  15. Mayor touts 'Platinum' status with Active Transportation Week proclamationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Bike Portland

    In an statement to kick off National Bike Month in Portland, PBOT spokesperson Diane Dulken said Portland Mayor Charlie Hales will announce next week that May 10-16th will be Active Transportation Week in Portland. The proclamation will cite, "Portland as a Platinum bicycle-friendly city, Sunday Parkways' popularity and that bicycling has changed commute choices, reducing single-commuter trips from 64 percent to 57 percent since 2000."

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  16. Weekend Event Guide: Gravel, dirt, the moon, balloons and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Bike Portland

    Head to Stub Stewart State Park for a full weekend of family-friendly riding, volunteering, friend-making, and fun. Welcome to your menu of weekend rides and events, lovingly brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery .

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  17. Portland's most affordable neighborhoods to bike fromRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Bike Portland

    The Willamette Week bike issue came out today, which makes this the one day a year when we stoop mooching off their generally excellent reporting and they get to mooch off ours. But one piece in their nicely put-together bike issue falls clearly in the "wish we'd done that" category: a tally of median single-family home prices per Portland neighborhood ranked by the time it takes to bike to the city center.

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  18. Ride Along with Ben and Kate Cogdill: Downtown streets and secret pathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Bike Portland

    Ben Cogdill is one of three winners of our Ride Along Contest that will be featured in the coming months. In many ways Ben, Jenica and Kate Cogdill are a typical Portland family.

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  19. Portland's 'Unipiper' gets his own beer thanks to Rogue AlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Bike Portland

    You know that guy who rides around Portland on a unicycle in a Darth Vader mask and a kilt whilst playing bagpipes? Yes, I'm talking about the Unipiper. Like Voodoo Doughnuts and Portlandia, he's become something of an icon of our fair city.

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  20. Column: Fellow bike lovers, we need to talk about car shamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Bike Portland

    Do you own a car? If you don't own a car, do you use car sharing more than once a month? Do you accept rides from people? Do you use a car to travel around the state? Do you use a vehicle when you move to a new home? If the answer to more than two of these questions is yes, then according to some people, you don't qualify for the exclusive car-free bike-only club. Of course, this isn't a formal club.

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