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A passion for pedaling

by RL Policar

With its downtown location, Veloshop, a combination bicycle repair and accessories store, naturally serves its share of bike messenger and racing customers.

Lately, though, owner Molly Cameron has fielded a newer breed of patron: white-collar customers who, having ridden into work, leave their bikes for repairs while they do their 9-to-5 thing.

“I’m getting tons of commuters in here,” said Cameron, of his store at 211 S.W. 9th Ave. “It’s a great range of people, and I’m working on all kinds of bikes.”

Like most within the biking industry, Cameron believes a confluence of factors will deliver even more business his way. Rising gas prices, growing traffic concerns, and the area’s keen awareness of economic and environmental issues have made biking the transportation mode of choice among a growing number of Portland business types.

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