PEZ Goes to the Movies: The Bikes of Wrath

January 26, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Cycling across the United States is an adventure many have undertaken, particularly since the mapping and signing of a transcontinental route in 1976 to mark the national’s Bicentennial. In the new documentary The Bikes of Wrath a group of five Australians follow a less celebrated path: that of the fictional Joad Family who followed Route …

Family biking profile: For the Kurtens, the right bikes helped them go carfree

January 21, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

One of the Kurten kids and one of the trusty family vehicles.(Photos: Jonathan Kurten) This week we’ll share a profile of the Kurten family. Portlanders Jonathan and Tracy Kurten have been able to replace tricky transit trips and car trips with joyful bike trips — thanks in part to their useful new bikes. Our Family …

The Monday Roundup: E-bike fire, freeway lids, Whoopi Goldberg, and more

January 20, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Welcome to Monday. This week’s Monday Roundup is sponsored by the Worst Day of the Year Ride, a classic Portland event with three route choices that happens February 10th. Here are the most noteworthy items we came across in the past seven days… Another front of the war on speed: Streetsblog reports that the National …

Join the family biking fun at Kidical Mass planning meeting

January 14, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Kidical Mass kicks off in April with the annual egg hunt ride.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Want to help more families ride bikes? We’ve just scheduled the 2019 Kidical Mass PDX planning meeting (details below) and everyone’s invited. Our Family Biking column is sponsored by Clever Cycles. ➤ Read past entries here. Kidical Mass PDX is an …