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A Transgender Biking Group Hits the Portland Pavement

Transgender Riders United gives trans Portlanders a place to share their passion for cycling.

  • By Kailla Coomes
  • Published 08/25/2016

OUTDOORS

Are Recumbent Trikes the Bikes of the Future?

Southeast Portland’s RecumbentPDX meets the demand for the recumbent trike—and it’s not as dorky as you think.

  • By Alex Keith
  • Published 01/11/2016

NEWS

Earl Blumenauer Teams Up With Salt & Straw to Get Bikes for Kids in Need

The Oregon Congressman is baking his legendary fruit cake. You read that correctly.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/04/2015

HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking Along the Oregon Coast

From epic views and Hobbit trails to boardwalk biking and strolls through quaint seaside towns, the coast is calling.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/20/2015

HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking the Columbia River Gorge

Bike abandoned rail lines, hike to swimming holes, and seek out secret waterfalls.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/20/2015

PDX INDEX

The Great Debate Over Mountain Biking in Forest Park

Does Portland hate mountain bikers?

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 07/20/2015

HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in Mt Hood Territory

Picture-perfect meadows, ripe huckleberries, alpine lakes, and the country’s longest network of mountain-bike-specific trails on federal land await your muddy boots.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 07/20/2015

HAPPY TRAILS

An Oregonian's Guide to Hiking and Biking in Washington

Don't let a state border keep you from tackling some of the best trails around.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/20/2015

HAPPY TRAILS

Hiking and Biking in Central Oregon

Ancient lava tubes, bright wildflowers, and crystal-blue rivers are just a few hours away.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/20/2015

Mudroom

Singled Out

For all its recognition as a cyclist’s nirvana, Portland has a dirty little secret: the city is home to only six miles of single-track mountain-biking trails. Nowhere is this dirt deficit more obvious than in Forest Park, where there exists a measly one-t

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 06/22/2009

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Hikes & Bikes

One of the best things about living in Portland is the ease with which we can escape the city for more rugged delights. So we paged through guidebooks, consulted local experts, and wore a little leather off our own boots...

  • By Bart Blasengame, Victoria Nguyen, Ariel Bleicher, Kaitlin Johnson, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/20/2009

Pedicabs

Spoke City

Pedal-powered taxis compete to sweep shoppers off their tired feet.

  • By Lucy Burningham
  • Published 05/19/2009

Cycling

Roll With It

Clever Cycles caters to the commuter cyclist.

  • By Ethan Smith
  • Published 05/19/2009

Get Out

Choose Your Own Adventure

It's short. It's sweet. It's summer. And there's nothing worse than wasting these sun-filled days by logging hours behind the wheel just to reach some far-flung peak. (Plus with today's gas prices, who can afford it?) So we give you this: 18 ultimate outd

  • By Christopher Van Tilburg, Camas Davis, Brian Barker, Kasey Cordell, Stacey Wilson, and Martha Calhoon
  • Published 05/19/2009
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