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Come Holidate With Us!

Come join us as we “holidate” i.e. stay open late to hang out with some very talented artists from the Portland Saturday Market whose products we also carry at the shop!

We’ll have snacks and drinks as we hear about how they make their magic and rock out to Holiday jams and Pedal Kettle will be on hand with scrumptious pedal powered kettle corn!

Who: Pedal Bike Tours and Portland Saturday Market

Artists: VELO GIOIELLI-Brian Echerer- www.velogioielli.etsy.com

REBICYCLIST-Julien Jaborska- www.rebicyclist.com

LUNAR LANDER- Nathan Verhoeven- www.nathanverhoeven.com

ANOVA PRINTS- Marcus Adams

Pedal Kettle- http://pedalkettle.blogspot.com/

What: A holiday “meet and greet” with artists who incorporate bicycle into their art. Whether they recycle bicycle parts and make jewelry or simply use images of bike in their art these artist are wonderful examples of Oregon’s love of these pedal driven vehicle not only as a form of transportation but, as a life style.

Where: Pedal Bike Tours @ 133 SW 2nd Ave Portland, OR 97204 – Phone- 503-877-2453

When: Thursday Dec 9 from 5-7 PM

Big Increase In Portland Bike Traffic!

Great news!  The City of Portland has just published the 2010 Bicycle Count Report which shows bike commuting in Portland rose by 8% over 2009.

Check out the excellent coverage done by Bikeportland.org and the city’s info. on Portlandonline.com.

Highlights include:

 Bicycle traffic on Portland’s four principal bicycle friendly bridges (Broadway, Steel, Burnside and Hawthorne bridges) showed the highest number of bicycle trips since annual counts began in 2000/2001.

 Bicycle traffic on Portland’s four principal bicycle friendly bridges and at 109 nonbridge locations showed a one year increase of 12 and seven percent respectively.  The total number of bicycle trips in Portland (combined bridge and nonbridge) increased eight percent compared with 2009.

 Since the 2000/2001 counts, the overall trend in bicycle traffic was up 190 percent; roughly a tripling in use.

Oregon Tours

1 (503) 243-2453 info@pedalbiketours.com
133 sw 2nd avenue portland, or, 97204