Help PBOT Count Bikes at Bike Corrals

unnamedThe Portland Bureau of Transportation is looking for help from the public to count bicycles parked at the 145 bike parking corrals around the city. If you are out and about and see a bike corral, use this short online form to help us gather information that will be used to plan for future improvements. Three key pieces of information we want to know are; how many bikes are parked at the corral, if they include BIKETOWN bikes, and the date and time of observation.

https://t.e2ma.net/click/9eghr/9at0fr/lgt9ee

Sugar Wheel Work Classes

sugar_logo_topI just ran across these classes at Sugar Wheel Works in Portland. I often build wheels in the summer as I repair the winter weather damage and I am still learning so these look pretty interesting

 

Sugar Wheel Works is proud to offer free clinics to help you get to know your wheels. Each clinic offers the chance to learn about different elements of wheels and wheel building. There will be time to ask one-on-one questions of the Sugar Wheel Works team, including founder and Master Wheel Builder Jude Gerace.

We call these Clean Hands Clinics because while your brain might get full and messy, your hands will stay perfectly clean. Due to the size of these clinics, students won’t be engaged in hands on learning. If you are interested in more indepth learning, please sign up for one of our classes.

Sugar Wheel works can be found at https://sugarwheelworks.com/

Bike Luggage Charges For Air Travel

From Yellow Jersey Cycle Insurance for summer trips Smile

Bike luggage charges can be a pain. Every airline seems to handle bicycles in a completely different way, and charge completely different premiums to carry your bike box.

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Biketown Video

Published on Jan 25, 2017

Biketown is a celebration of cycling in Victoria, BC. A parody of Downtown by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Biketown features the people and places that make Victoria the cycling capital of Canada.

Community Cycling Center Holiday Bike Drive

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I volunteered at the 21st annual Holiday Bike Drive!

Thanks to everyone’s hard work and enthusiasm, 411 kids picked their first bike, received a perfectly fitted helmet, and rode away with a great introduction as to what a bike can bring to their lives.

The stats:

416 = Kids registered

411 = Bikes in the hands of kids

240 = Total volunteers

265 = Total volunteer shifts

1163.5 = Volunteer hours for the week

Pictures of the Event