• Portland bike
    Ultimate Commuter Bikes

    July 30, 2014

    Ultimate Commuter Bikes

    July 30, 2014 joe commuter Bringing you tips on bike commuting from one dedicated rider in Portland. Ultimate commuter bikes There’s less than a week left to vote on your pick for the ultimate urban utility bicycle, a challenge taken up by design teams in five cities: Portland, Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco and New York.…

    Posted in Commuting
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    Nutcase Unframed:
    The Artist Speaks #3

    July 29, 2014

    Nutcase Unframed:
    The Artist Speaks #3

    July 29, 2014 Nutcase Unframed: The Artist Speaks #3 Nutcase Unframed, our series of events to highlight fresh art on helmets and also out in the world, begins next month with the Eurobike show in Fredrichshaven, Germany. At the Nutcase booth, artists Sandra Ramirez, Ray Moore, and Todd Standish will paint large art panels, working…

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  • Mt. Tabor Promo
    Hugging The Hills

    July 28, 2014

    Hugging The Hills

     July 28, 2014 Downhill skaters like long smooth hills, just like downhill skiers, and summertime is prime time for skate events. In Portland, PDX Downhill has been key in promoting and arranging regular sessions and events to grow the Portland skate scene and community. The Mt. Tabor Downhill Challenge, now in its fourth year, is…

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    Going Nuts For Little Nutty

    July 25, 2014

    Going Nuts For Little Nutty

    July 25, 2014 Going Nuts For Little Nutty Kids of every age love the bright colors and fresh and funky designs that distinguish Nutcase helmets. “When we developed the idea of Nutcase,” says founder Michael Morrow, “we were clear that the graphics had to be beautiful and inventive, not just goofy. And we discovered that…

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  • Seattle#2-1
    City Helmet Series #4:
    Seattle

    July 24, 2014

    City Helmet Series #4:
    Seattle

    July 24, 2014 Seattle’s City Helmet Is Bold and Simple It’s almost here! Oregon Manifest has five design teams competing in five cities to design the perfect urban bike, and tomorrow, Friday, July 25th, is the day that five celebrational parties in those five cities will reveal the winner of the competition. (The cities: New…

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  • Style
    Bike Commuting Style

    July 23, 2014

    Bike Commuting Style

    July 23, 2014 joe commuter Bringing you tips on bike commuting from one dedicated rider in Portland. Photo by Danny Lyon via the U.S. National Archives Bike commuting style Of course looks matter. The bicycle you ride tells the world a little bit about what kind of person you are. But if you are going to…

    Posted in Commuting
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    Nutcase Unframed:
    The Artist Speaks #2

    July 22, 2014

    Nutcase Unframed:
    The Artist Speaks #2

    July 22, 2014 Nutcase Unframed: The Artist Speaks #2 At Nutcase we want to get fresh art onto helmets and also out into the world, and we call this effort Nutcase Unframed, with our first Unframed event next month. Last week we took a quick reading of how Colombian artist Sandra Ramirez is preparing for…

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  • San Francisco
    City Helmet Series #3:
    San Francisco

    July 18, 2014

    City Helmet Series #3:
    San Francisco

    July 18, 2014 How San Francsico Personalizes A Nutcase Helmet Part of our passion for getting fresh art onto city sports helmets is evident in our partnership with Oregon Manifest and their City Helmet Series. Oregon Manifest is all about designing perfect urban bicycles. Nutcase is all about designing urban sports helmets that people want…

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    Nutcase Unframed:
    The Artist Speaks #1

    July 17, 2014

    Nutcase Unframed:
    The Artist Speaks #1

    July 17, 2014 Nutcase Unframed: The Artist Speaks #1 Sooner or later, everyone looks at a piece of art and wonders: “What was the artist thinking? How did she do that? What does it mean?” Well, we’ve been working on two fronts here at Nutcase HQ: getting more fresh art onto our one-of-a-kind sports helmets;…

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  • Commuter
    A Bike Commuter’s Checklist

    July 16, 2014

    A Bike Commuter’s Checklist

    July 9, 2014 joe commuter Bringing you tips on bike commuting from one dedicated rider in Portland. A Bike Commuter’s Checklist The ride home from work began with a nice downhill stretch. I’ll not soon forget the time my brakes didn’t work when I hit the red light at the bottom. Then there was the…

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