Holly Takes A Rest During A Hard Day Of Patrolling The Parade
As we get closer to June it’s time to start thinking about the Rose Festival and the Grand Floral Parade.
Last year Holly the dog and I volunteered to be bike mounted volunteers to help patrol in front of the parade and ask people to keep behind the line.
Holly took her job very seriously by allowing herself to be petted by tons of young parade watchers. She was so tired by the end of the day she had to lay down in our cargo bike!
Check out the article in bikeportland.org today.
Anyone who’s interested in being a volunteer can contact Lt. John Brooks at (503) 823-4829 or john[dot]brooks[at]portlandoregon[dot]gov.
BikeCraft Fair To Feature Local Artisans’ Handmade Cycling Crafts
December 4-5, 2010 – Portland, Oregon
Portland, Ore. (11/23/10) – BikeCraft, held each year since 2005, is a bike-lover’s holiday gift bazaar that showcases local, handmade, bike-themed arts, crafts, fashion and accessories. This sixth edition is free to the public and will take place at the new home of local bicycle accessory design firm, Portland Design Works located at 15 NE Hancock St. Portland, OR 97212.
The family friendly fair will run both Saturday and Sunday, December 4-5, 2010 from 10am-6pm. Guests can browse and purchase offerings by more than 50 local artisans from cycling caps to screen prints and bike bags to jewelry and pet collars fashioned from upcycled bike parts. Food and beverages will be available from bike-based businesses and door prize giveaways are planned. BikeCraft is a production of BikePortland.org and is sponsored by Pedal Bike Tours, Portland’s year-round home for local bike crafts, and Leatherman Tool Group.
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BikePortland.org is a daily, interactive news source that covers the Portland bike scene. BikePortland’s mission is to inform the community and to inspire productive dialogue about bicycling through the production of thoughtful, independent journalism. For more information: http://bikeportland.org
About Pedal Bike Tours
Pedal offers sightseeing tours by bicycle of Portland and the surrounding region from their shop in the heart of downtown Portland. Pedal also offers local bike crafts, urban fashion and commuter accessories.