Bike Buddies needs your unused bikes!

Bikes for Humanity is urgently seeking your unused bikes for donation to students in underserved schools! Last year, we turned 80 of Portland’s unused, garage-cluttering bicycles into vehicles for students at underserved schools, and we’re very happy to announced that we’re doing it again in 2016! In partnership with the Bicycle Transportation Alliance, and with

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Register Now For Our Free Volunteer Mechanics Course!

Bikes for Humanity PDX will be starting a new Volunteer Mechanics Class on Thursday, April 21st. This 8-week (3 hours/wk, 24-hours total) class is tailored to train volunteers of all skill levels the complete suite of professional overhaul and tune-up procedures utilized at our Bike School. Lessons include: Roadside Flat Repair, Chain Maintenance, Wheel Truing,

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8 New Bikes Finished at Chain Reaction

Right before I walked into the basement room of the Estate Hotel to join the last night of March’s session of Chain Reaction, an innertube had exploded. When you inflate an tube toward triple-digit PSIs, in case you haven’t had the pleasure of this experience, and something proves to be imperfect with your installation, the

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The Clinton Street Greenway of 2016


The following is a B4HPDX volunteer’s reflections on bicycle infrastructure in Portland and does not represent the views of Bikes for Humanity PDX. Rather B4HPDX welcomes conversations about cycling conditions as a means of engaging and empowering commuters, and fostering community around bicycling.  These past few weeks, riding the stretch of Clinton between 12th and

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Steven at the peak of Joy Mountain


If anyone needs inspiration for bike-related resolutions for the year, we have received another dispatch from Steven’s bike adventures. He made it to the top of Taiwan’s highest point, Hehuanshan, also known as “Joy Mountain,” a serious ride on its own, much more so after three months of continuous touring and constant on-the-road repairs. “After

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