Long Beach Peninsula Trip Report

Hello folks. I just got back from a trip to the Long Beach Peninsula, one of my favorite get-away destinations. You can read comix from the first three days below. I don't know if I'll get around to drawing the last day. And I'll apologize in advance but this blog will be quiet this week.... Continue Reading →

Can Portland style bike fun culture take hold elsewhere?

The poster I drew for Pedalpalooza 2006. This was the third PP poster I made. Recently Filmed By Bike founder Ayleen Crotty created a compilation zine about Portland's bike culture. This was in honor of twenty years of the event. She asked me to contribute, and I obliged, contributing a page about my interaction with... Continue Reading →

The Return of the Superbe

My Raleigh Superbe at Kronberg Park on Kellogg Creek, Milwaukie OR. 21 Jan 2022. Camera: Olympus 35 RD/Film: Fujicolor 100 It's the central irony of my bike-liking life: As soon as I take the time to praise a particular bike, it goes away in some sense. It was just a few months after praising my... Continue Reading →

Another SW Ramble, 8 July 2022

Unnamed dirt road off of SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, 8 July 2022. Camera: Pentax IQZoom (Espio) 928. Film: Fuji 200 I've mentioned here before how deeper SW Portland, the part of the quadrant not close to the river and over the West Hills, is still a "Here Be Dragons" on my mental Portland map. And I... Continue Reading →

Exhaustion and frustration

A lovely view (at Open Meadow). 1 July 2022. Ricohflex Dia/Ilford XP2+ I just finished a week where I led three different bicycle rides. Three! They weren't all back-to-back, but there was only one "off" day separating the rides. (Ride-Off-Ride-Off-Ride) And I don't know why I decided to do it this way. Was it because... Continue Reading →

I Shoot Film Ride Report, 28 June 2022

Please note: This post also appeared on our sister site, the Bikes and Film Cameras Club blog. Ah, Portland, I love you. I thought I might be the only person to lead a "pedal bikes, shoot film" typed ride for this Pedalpalooza. But no, there was someone else leading one, someone I didn't even know!... Continue Reading →

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