Bike Shaped Objects

Funky bikes and news
Bike News Review – 3/27/13

Eastern Oregon hunting ranch reinvents itself as bicycle tourism destination
Bike Portland – 3/26/13
A 300 acre ranch located near a ghost town about 190 miles east of Portland is the latest sign that bicycle tourism is poised to deliver a jolt to Oregon’s rural economies.

SF Supervisors Urge BART to Remove Bike Blackout
SF Bike Coalition – 3/26/13
Today, Supervisor John Avalos introduced a resolution at the Board of Supervisors urging BART to permanently lift the blackout ban and make it easier for Bay Area residents to commute regionally by bike. The resolution was unanimously approved by the full Board of Supervisors, and shows growing support for opening up all day access for bikes by City leaders.

Bicycle-bound security forces keep parking lots safe
Casino City Times – 3/25/13
He’s the guy in the black cargo pants, neon green shirt and the Cannondale mountain bike as his vehicle and there’s a chance that Lino Haynes will be the first employee who greets you at Red Rock Resort in Summerlin. Haynes is among the hundreds of security officers at Las Vegas’ hotel-casinos and convention facilities who roam sprawling parking lots and garages looking for the bad guys while also offering a helpful greeting to visitors.

Paddling around a bicycle factory
Daily Times – 3/25/13
Ever wondered where your bicycle comes from? Here is the factory where they make everything from the rubber handle-grips to the plastic paddles, mudguard and reflectors. The owner sells these parts to wholesalers from where individual shopkeepers buy for retail stores.


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