Archive for June, 2010

Pedalpalooza, June 16th

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Well, hopefully not everything will get rained out tomorrow? FALLOUT SHELTERS OF PORTLAND Lloyd Center Coin Column Fountain, NE Multnomah St and 9th Ave 2:00pm – 4:00pm A tour of the forgotten and unusual fallout shelters in Portland, OR. We’ll ride to different and unexpected cold war hideouts, exploring and learning along the way. The …

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Darth Vader on a Bike

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Darth Vader on a Bike

This photo was taken by Zander Speaks (of the former Skidmore Bluffs) at the Star Trek Vs. Star Wars Pedalpalooza ride. It is too awesome not to share. Related Posts:Coming Soon: One-Man Star Wars TrilogyAnd, that’s a wrap, folks!Pedalpalooza 2012: Your Cheat Sheet for Essential RidesPedalpalooza Zombie RideDandy Warhols Ride

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Pedalpalooza, June 13th

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Woke up too late to recommend morning rides. Only promoting afternoon for Sunday. SCRAPPER BIKE RIDE SCRAP Parking Lot, 2915 NE MLK Blvd. 1:30pm This is a ride for all those lovely folks out there that have decorated their bike with reuse materials. Don’t fret if your bike is lacking because we will meet at …

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Pedalpalooza for June 11th

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The weather is supposed to improve by tomorrow but I’m skeptical. How can we possibly recover from this much rain? Well, it doesn’t matter. By tomorrow afternoon I’ll be in sunny Southern California, leaving you damp suckers behind. But! There are some really fantastic rides planned for June 11th. Above all other rides, I recommend …

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Pedalpalooza Starts Tomorrow!

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Portland’s weeks long bike festival starts tomorrow! If only the weather would cooperate! I will be out of town for most of Pedalpalooza and I’m pretty bitter about it. But you should totally enjoy it for me. I’ll be posting my rides of choice every day. The full schedule is here. Would-if-I-could for June 10th: …

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DTR Recommends Hey Marseilles

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This Thursday Hey Marseilles comes to Mississippi Studios with material from their recent album To Travels & Trunks. The seven-piece band from Seattle incorporates sounds from a mandolin and accordion, along with more expected indie musical instruments. They are touring with Portland’s Loch Lomond. June 10 8pm $12 advance/ $14 at the door Mississippi Studios …

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These Numbers Have Faces World Cup Bracket

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These Numbers Have Faces is a Portland, Ore based nonprofit organization working in the townships of Cape Town, South Africa. Through dynamic education programs, mentoring, and financial literacy, These Numbers Have Faces is empowering young people to reduce poverty in their own communities. To support its soccer and education programs, These Numbers Have Faces recently …

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