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Cool Off in the Best Blue Ridge Swimming Holes This Summer

Whether you prefer to dive into cool and calm mountain lakes or feel the roaring creeks tumbling over waterfalls on your cheeks, we’ve got you covered on some of the best spots to dip your toes and soak up the sun in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.  Middle Fork River Buckhannon, W. Va. Home to elegantly […] The post Cool Off in the Best Blue Ridge Swimming Holes This Summer appeared first on Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
Tags: Sport, Magazine, Cycling, Mid Atlantic, Go Outside, Paddling, June 2021, Southeast Middle Fork River Buckhannon W Va Home


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ryosetta:With Wild World, the following year, the United Kingdom and the United States went through...

ryosetta:With Wild World, the following year, the United Kingdom and the United States went through great political controversies, when Bastille made Doom Days, a pandemic began, now with Future Inc and everything related to artificial intelligence and facial recognition…
Tags: Sport, United States, Cycling, United Kingdom, Bastille, Future Inc


kakudias: 2017.6.13suga’s birthday

kakudias: 2017.6.13suga’s birthday
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Fanart, Haikyuu, Sugawara Koushi, NONONOONONO HES SOOO RPECIOUS SOOO CUTE


Relive the Red R Criterium with racer interviews, video and photos

(Photos from Saturday’s race. Top two by Greg Schmitt, bottom two by J. Maus/BikePortland) Saturday’s Red R Crit was another sign that bike racing is alive and well in Portland after the Lost Pandemic Year of 2020. With well over 200 entries, organizers with the Rainier Beer Cycling Team were able to enjoy the day of racing as volunteers and participants without having to worry about breaking even. Hannah Moraes, intrepid race reporter. The Red R took place in an industrial area of ...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Racing, Cycling, Portland, Sean, Emily, HANNAH, Snodgrass, Jonathan Maus, Rides/Events, Swan Island, J Maus BikePortland, Christy Hawkins, Red R Crit, Red R Criterium


howelljenkins:having to come to terms with the fact that love is not an everlasting performance in...

howelljenkins:having to come to terms with the fact that love is not an everlasting performance in which you attempt to retain the attention of your significant other but rather a release of control and putting faith into them and trusting them to choose to stay with you no matter what you have to offe
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Portland Police will de-emphasize minor traffic violations in move toward racial justice

Mayor Wheeler and Chief Lovell at today’s press conference. “It’s not a directive change. Officers will still have the ability to do a lower-level stop if they need to… we’re just re-emphasizing our focus to the moving violations that are more safety related.”— Chuck Lovell, Portland police chief Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and Police Chief Chuck Lovell addressed media in an online press conference today to explain a new approach to traffic enforcement. “Officers will soon be working un...
Tags: Oregon, Police, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Wheeler, Portland, Road, Portland Police Bureau, Lovell, Ted Wheeler, Portland Police, Jonathan Maus, Police Bureau, Enforcement, PPB Traffic Division


Reasons for optimism around major 82nd Avenue funding request

A lot is at stake for 82nd Avenue.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) With less than one week left in the 2021 Oregon legislative session there’s one big question Portlanders still don’t have an answer: Will lawmakers choose to spend $80 million to kickstart a long-awaited process that will transfer jurisdiction of 82nd Avenue from the State of Oregon to the City of Portland? According to Representative Khanh Pham’s Chief of Staff Robin Ye, it could actually happen. Rep Pham was an advocate for 82nd...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, House, Portland, Salem, Biden, Pham, Ye, ODOT, Oregon Department of Transportation, Jonathan Maus, 82nd Avenue, Joint Ways and Means Committee, Khanh Pham


Hundreds roll to honks of approval on Portland’s ‘loud and proud’ Rainbow Ride

(Photos by Amy Danger) With both Pride Month and Pedalpalooza vibes very strong in Portland right now, we expected Saturday’s Rainbow Ride to draw a big crowd — and we were not disappointed! We heard from ride co-organizer Sumi Malik (above, lower left) and attendee/photographer Amy Danger (@adangerpdx) that it was indeed a very special evening. In the words of Amy, it was a, “Hair-raisingly beautiful show of positivity, solidarity and the importance of continued engagement as we push...
Tags: Senate, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Black, Amy, Portland State University, Sumi, Jonathan Maus, Rides/Events, Pedalpalooza, Marsha P Johnson, Sumi Malik, Pedalpalooza 2021, Terry D


Ibis celebrates 40th anniversary with Special Edition Ripmo for Enduro team

Notice something colorful on Ibis’ social media channels yesterday? That would be the teaser for their 40th birthday present. To themselves. Well, technically to their EWS Team. And eventually, the gift will be paid forward to their local trails as well. Yes, on April Fool’s day of 2021, Ibis Cycles turned the big 4-0. That’s […] The post Ibis celebrates 40th anniversary with Special Edition Ripmo for Enduro team appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Advocacy, Mountain Bike, Industry News & Gone Riding


Hutchinson Gridskin road & gravel tires lose weight, boost ride, protection & sustainability

Hutchinson has given a subtle Gridskin construction upgrade to a couple of their top-selling tubeless road and gravel tires, promising improved environmental sustainability, in addition to both better flat protection and lower weight for gravel riders. Hutchinson says they’ve been developing the new reinforcement technology for their made-in-France tires for the past two years with […] The post Hutchinson Gridskin road & gravel tires lose weight, boost ride, protection & sustainability appeared ...
Tags: France, Sport, Cycling, Advocacy, Hutchinson, Gravel Bikes, Road Bike, Industry News & Gone Riding, Hutchinson Gridskin, Gridskin


Festka Antti rolls out custom carbon gravel bike with the soul of a rally car

In 2019, the high-end Czech bicycle manufacturing company Festka turned heads across the cycling world with a stunning hand-crafted, 24k gold leaf porcelain-inspired road bike. For its $35,000 price tag, the bike was more a work of art than a serious, everyday steed. This year, Festka has rolled out a brand new, custom bike with […] The post Festka Antti rolls out custom carbon gravel bike with the soul of a rally car appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Gravel Bikes, Festka, Festka Antti


No ‘Short Track’ series at Portland International Raceway this year

Racers and fans at a PIR Short Track event in 2011.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) Thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic the 2020 bike racing season was nearly wiped out completely. This season has gotten off to a very promising start with huge field sizes and lots of enthusiasm; but this morning we got some bad news. The Oregon Bicycle Racing Association has announced that the Portland Short Track Series will not happen. 2021 would have been the 17th season for the beloved, weekday, off-road races tha...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Racing, Cycling, Portland, KIC, Jonathan Maus, Rides/Events, Oregon Bicycle Racing Association, Portland International Raceway, Off-road Cycling, Portland Parks, OBRA, Portland International Raceway PIR, MTB short track race series, Kenton Short Track


PRO Bike Gear updates original Stealth saddle and introduces all-new Curved model

PRO Bike Gear’s Stealth road saddle was in the first wave of the short-nosed, wide rear, aggressive aero-optimized saddles. The Stealth’s popularity led to spin-off versions, including a dedicated TT model and a recently introduced off-road/gravel model. PRO now offers ten models in its Stealth range, all featuring the trademark short/wide nose design with a […] The post PRO Bike Gear updates original Stealth saddle and introduces all-new Curved model appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Shimano, Cyclocross, Gravel Bikes, Road Bike, Stealth, PRO Bike Gear, Stealth Curved


New Zipp 454 NSW goes all out, 404 Firecrest wheels get faster, sharper and a LOT lighter

The all-new Zipp 404 Firecrest and 454 NSW wheels take everything they learned from making the 303/353-series lighter, wider, and more comfortable and have applied that their deeper road wheels. Where the new 303 introduced in 2020 added a lot of width to it’s bulbously round shape, the 404 takes a slightly different approach. It […] The post New Zipp 454 NSW goes all out, 404 Firecrest wheels get faster, sharper and a LOT lighter appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Zipp, Road Bike, Feature Stories


Wolf Tooth Supple Lite Bar Tape is thinner, super wide, and impressively durable

Supple is the perfect word to describe Wolf Tooth Component’s first handlebar tape. Their original Supple Bar Tape was a whopping 5mm thick, which when combined with the 40mm width made for some very plush bars. But not everyone needs (or wants) bar tape that thick. So now Wolf Tooth Components has added their Supple Lite […] The post Wolf Tooth Supple Lite Bar Tape is thinner, super wide, and impressively durable appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Gravel Bikes, Road Bike, Wolf Tooth Components, Wolf Tooth Supple Lite Bar Tape


New Cannondale Jekyll hides shock, adds size-specific high pivot suspension w/ ‘Guidler’

It’s hard to believe it’s already been four years since the Cannondale Jekyll had its last major face lift. The 2018 model was first launched only as a 170/165mm travel bike with 27.5″ wheel – it wasn’t until the 2019 model that the wheels got bigger (though the travel grew smaller). Looking ahead, the new […] The post New Cannondale Jekyll hides shock, adds size-specific high pivot suspension w/ ‘Guidler’ appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Mountain Bike, Cannondale Jekyll, Guidler


Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Golden, Colorado

Photo submitted by Adam Williams, “Taking the long way to school. Golden, CO.” We always love seeing photos from where you are riding and are happy to share them with our readers around the world here on the Pic Of The Day. Send in your pics with a description here. *Please note that public spaces and parks may […] The post Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Golden, Colorado appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Pic of the Day, Adam Williams


WTB Venture 40 TCS Light SG2 Gravel Tires Review

With all the gravels going on these days, you’ve got to have the right tires. Tops on that list is versatility. You have to be able to smoothly roll all the roads (pavement, gravel, singletrack). But, above all, you need to have control and confidence everywhere. WTB’s venerable Venture tire tread is just that with their new TCS Light casing that delivers plenty of punch when needed and added suppleness for improved ride feel. WTB Venture 700c x 40 TCS Light SG2 Gravel Tire Features: All-new TC...
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Tcs, Mtb, Venture, Bontrager, Gravel, Gear Reviews, WTB, Road Biking, WTB Venture, Blackburn Chamber Tubeless Pump, TCS Light SG2 Gravel Tires Review, TCS Light


2021 Propain Yuma kids full suspension mountain bike grows with them

The moment has come. There’s no denying it anymore. You’ve accepted that your kid is faster than you! Is it time to give them the upgrade their skills deserve? Propain Bikes have a long history of developing high end full suspension mountain bikes for the young rider. Today, they launch the 2021 Propain Yuma, with […] The post 2021 Propain Yuma kids full suspension mountain bike grows with them appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Mountain Bike, Kids' Bikes, Propain Yuma


2022 Kona Shonky Dirt Jump and Pump Track Bike gets new… paint?

The 2022 Kona Shonky Dirt Jump and Pump Track Bike remains largely unchanged for this model year. The geometry and parts specification are exactly the same… the only thing that has changed is the color. So what? OK, OK, bear with… Kona have however, provided us with a rather lovely video of their gravity team […] The post 2022 Kona Shonky Dirt Jump and Pump Track Bike gets new… paint? appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Kona, Mountain Bike


‘It’s Going To Take A Bit’: Lodi Cyclist Planning Cross-Country Bike Ride For Good Causes

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Tags: News, Charity, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, America, San Francisco, Cycling, Lodi, Shelly, Keefe, Kelly O Keefe, Mike Kennedy, Lodi News, Savannah Georgia Lodi, Mike Kennedy O Keefe


Pedalpalooza Photo Gallery: Rocky Butte Sunset Picnic Dance Party Ride

Riders hang out atop Rocky Butte during last week’s dance party picnic ride.(Photos: Eric Thornburg/No Lens Cap) All photos by Eric Thornburg By all accounts, Wednesday night’s Rocky Butte Sunset Picnic Dance Party Ride was a banger. In what has become one of many cherished annual Pedalpalooza traditions, riders gathered at Irving Park and rode together to the top of Rocky Butte in northeast Portland. The panoramic views from Joseph Wood Hill Park (you do read historical plaques, don’t you?...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Eric, Irving Park, Jonathan Maus, Rides/Events, Pedalpalooza, Eric Thornburg, Pedalpalooza 2021, Rocky Butte, Joseph Wood Hill Park


Best Bike Phone Mounts of 2021 – Go handsfree for your next ride

A bike phone mount, or phone holder for your bike, is tasked with a wildly important job: Keeping your smartphone from falling off of your bike while still allowing you to see the screen while you ride. Maybe you rely on Google Maps for directions. Maybe you use an app for training indoors. Or maybe […] The post Best Bike Phone Mounts of 2021 – Go handsfree for your next ride appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Buyers Guides, Training Gear


Available Now: Alchemy Arktos, Spot 29er, Wahoo KICKR trainers & more!

Inventory shortages got you down? Now and then, we’ll be posting bikes, components, and other gear that’s come back into stock so you can upgrade your ride or grab some fresh gear while it lasts! This week, it’s the Alchemy Arktos, Spot’s premium mountain bike builds, reconditioned Wahoo Trainers, and Detroit Bikes’ commuter. Alchemy Arktos  […] The post Available Now: Alchemy Arktos, Spot 29er, Wahoo KICKR trainers & more! appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Advocacy, Detroit Bikes, Industry News & Gone Riding, Wahoo Trainers


USWE’s Epic Series All Mountain hydration packs wrangle your dancing monkey

While many riders are experimenting with on-bike storage, there are still plenty who prefer the convenience of a backpack for hauling water, trailside tools and snacks. Sweden’s USWE has just released their EPIC Series All Mountain packs, and they’re looking to win riders over with their No Dancing Monkey strap system. There are three packs […] The post USWE’s Epic Series All Mountain hydration packs wrangle your dancing monkey appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Cycling, Gravel Bikes, Mountain Bike, Clothing-Gear-Tools, USWE


Guest Opinion: Stop the freeway-widening slush fund

“For me, true independence will come not from a driver’s license, but from Oregon building a transportation system that allows every Oregonian the chance to get around without an automobile.”— Cassie Wilson Cassie Wilson.(Photo courtesy Cassie Wilson) By Cassie Wilson, a 22-year-old resident of Clackamas County. This spring, I celebrated getting my driver’s license, knowing it meant I could independently leave my neighborhood for the first time in my life. I can’t help but wish navi...
Tags: Opinion, Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, House, ODOT, Oregon Department of Transportation, Clackamas County, Joint Ways and Means Committee, Guest Opinion, 2021 Legislative Session, Hb 3055, Cassie Wilson Cassie Wilson, Cassie Wilson, Clackamas County Youth Advisory Task Force


Van Dessel finds the way to adjustable reach with the new Linefinder Short Travel 29er

We haven’t heard much from Van Dessel Cycles in a while, but that doesn’t mean that they haven’t been busy. Instead, it looks like they’ve been hard at work on an all-new short travel full suspension mountain bike with some surprising features. Called the Linefinder, this bike may just help Van Dessel find their way […] The post Van Dessel finds the way to adjustable reach with the new Linefinder Short Travel 29er appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Mountain Bike, Van Dessel


The Monday Roundup: Cherokee riders, vehicular violence, Honsinger’s big day, and more

Welcome to the week. Here are the most notable items BikePortland readers and editors came across in the past seven days: ‘Remember the Removal’: Six riders from the Cherokee Nation and three members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians completed a 950 bike tour that followed the infamous Trail of Tears to remember their ancestors who were forcefully removed from their homelands more than 180 years ago. Vehicular violence, part 1: A mother of two who was attending a vigil against police v...
Tags: Minneapolis, America, Sport, Features, Front Page, Cycling, Ford, Arizona, Knoxville Tennessee, Jonathan Maus, The Monday Roundup, Honsinger, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians


Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Lac de Salanfe, Switzerland

Photo submitted by Scott Cornish, “…Lac de Salanfe in Switzerland for an overnight camp. Riding my Shand Cycles drop bar Bahookie.” We always love seeing photos from where you are riding and are happy to share them with our readers around the world here on the Pic Of The Day. Send in your pics with a description here. […] The post Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Lac de Salanfe, Switzerland appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Switzerland, Pic of the Day, Scott Cornish Lac de Salanfe