The man behind Ant Bike, is Mike Flanigan. A great guy that was the original person to introduce me to great looking “utility bikes.” It was the summer that I was running a shop in Bedford, MA. I met Ant Bike Mike through the internet and one day he rode his lovely bike over to [...]
In two weekends we will be in Richmond, VA for the North American Handmade Bicycle Show. Each evening the show ends at 6pm and we are going to be looking for you. If you are going to the show add us on Twitter, @BikeShopGirlcom to let us know.. Let’s have a beer, share photos and [...]
Going into the year of 2009 there was high hopes for the alternative solution to automobile use. The 2008 Interbike was full of transportation bikes, electric bikes and all levels of accessories to get people to use their bike daily. Once the gas prices settled back down most people also stopped using their bikes, and [...]
The Oregon Manifest Constructor’s Design Challenge aims to inspire frame builders and designers to develop considered, integrated, and spectacular solutions for the everyday rider. This challenge will showcase the quality, engineering ingenuity, and functionality of modern handbuilt bikes. Come see the latest in functional innovation!
Oregon Manifest celebrates the art, craft and community of bicycling. Our mission is to engage a wide audience with cycling lifestyle through innovative, influential events around the bicycle.