HIT LIST

Bike-Powered Bites & Brews

From tacos to pub crawls, Portland’s food and drink scene runs on pedal power.

09/17/2013 By Molly Woodstock

OREGON CAMPING

Oregon's Best State Parks for Adventurers

Seeking the trail less traveled? Whether you’re chasing adrenalin or a bit of solitude, these spots deliver.

08/01/2013 By John Shewey and Ketzel Levine

TRAIL OF THE MONTH

Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway

Oregon's newest scenic bikeway offers 50 miles of horse pastures, pioneer cemeteries, and wetlands.

08/01/2013 By Brian Barker

HAPPENINGS

Scenic Crater Lake Road Open Only for Hikers and Cyclists

On June 22 and 23, head south to bike or hike one of Oregon's most beautiful roads—without cars!

06/20/2013 Photography by Marty Patail

ART UNFETTERED

Review: ‘Cyclepedia,’ ‘Man/Woman,’ and a Thousand Naked Cyclists

In a poetic partnership, the museum welcomed the jubilantly unclothed hordes for the opening weekend of its summer exhibitions.

06/11/2013 By Aaron Scott

GET OUT

McKenzie Pass Open Exclusively to Cyclists Thru June 15

Enjoy 38-miles of beautiful, car-free biking bliss

05/31/2013 By Julia Raymond

ARTS NEWS

‘Fast Company’ Names Portland’s Creative Laureate to Its 100 Most Creative People List

The business magazine throws a dinner party for Julie Keefe and eight other creative thinkers to talk the future of cities.

05/13/2013 By Aaron Scott

Desirables

Beauty and the Bike Rack

Making high art out of a storage problem.

03/04/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Utility, Beauty and the Bicycle

Improving the design of the bicycle? Yes, there’s still plenty to do, and Vitruvian principles apply.

09/28/2011 By Kristin Belz

Cheap Eats

Talk Soup

SoupCycle brings seasonal, sloshy meals on wheels to the Portland masses.

04/13/2011 By Anna Sachse

music

Loch Lomond: Misadventures in Scotland

The uncanny tale of a Portland band, their lake namesake, a BMX biker, and a stint in the slammer.

02/25/2011 By Anne Adams

film sports

Bicycle Film Festival

02/22/2011 By Anne Adams

phile under: books

From Brews To Bikes: Portland’s Artisan Economy

Art Department hosts book release.

10/15/2010 By Anne Adams

Public Transportation

Pedal-pabooza

Take a distillery tour by bike

06/08/2010 By John Chandler

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

06/22/2009 With Brian Barker

Get Out

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...

05/20/2009 Edited by Kasey Cordell With Brian Barker By Kaitlin Johnson, Ariel Bleicher, Victoria Nguyen, and Bart Blasengame

Pedicabs

Spoke City

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

05/19/2009 By Lucy Burningham

Cycling

Roll With It

Clever Cycles caters to the commuter cyclist.

05/19/2009 By Ethan Smith

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

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