Bikes and Biking Year in Review: 2022

North Beach, Orcas Island. 5 August 2022 Looks dreamy, but this serene image was hard-earned from a challenging day biking the island. Olympus XA2/Fujicolor 100 Hello, friends. As another year comes to a close, it's customary for me to look back at the past year and reflect on what's happened, then ponder what may come... Continue Reading →

Ride Report: Old Libraries Ride N/NE, 11 July 2022

Peering through the window of the old University Park branch, 11 July 2022. Minolta Hi-Matic 7s/Kosmo Foto Agent Shadow 400 Monday July 11th was a hot day, with heat much like we've seen in the week I am typing this (July 27): a high somewhere between 95 and 100 F (35 to 38 C). It's... Continue Reading →

Pedalpalooza 2021: The low-down

Spotted on South Waterfront, 12 June 2021. Minolta Hi-Matic 7s/Silberra 100 Hello, folks. Pedalpalooza, Portland's annual Bike-Fun Celebration, is back! After COVID drastically altered it last year, we are now back to group rides, but with precautions, like masking up. And this year it's June, July, and August vs. just the month of June. As... Continue Reading →

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