Sanipac Employees Hold Bicycle Drive

EUGENE, Ore. — Employees with Sanipac have the ball rolling on a big bike collection, and they need your help. For the past couple of months, the company has been working to raise money for its fourth annual Christmas Promise event. They use the money to buy bicycles, and then they donate them to different … Continue reading »

Bicyclists Petition for Road Safety

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Bicyclists in Corvallis want police to intensify their efforts in keeping them safe on the road. Vernon Huffman started a petition to present to the police department. He says he’s seen many drivers ignoring bicyclists’ rights and they’ve cut him off countless times. Fortunately, he’s never been hurt, but others aren’t so … Continue reading »

Biking Brings Big Business to Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — Biking isn’t just for fun anymore. It’s actually big business for Oregon. A survey from Travel Oregon says recreational bike travel accounts for $400 million of Oregon’s annual $9 billion tourism industry. Residents told KEZI 9 News they think a lot of people choose Oregon for their bike rides because of its … Continue reading »

Recovered Bikes Headed to Auction

ALBANY, Ore. — Bicycles are among the most common items stolen in Albany. Many of them will never be returned to their owners, so they will be auctioned online. “It’s a crime of opportunity. A lot of times these bikes are left out in the open, parked in the driveway, left leaning against a tree, and … Continue reading »

Students Hope for New Bike Racks

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at a local high school want to make it easier and safer for kids to bike to school. The Green Club at Sheldon High is a student-led group with a focus on environmental issues. Members say the school’s existing racks don’t offer enough support or security. “Theft is a problem and … Continue reading »

Eugene Ranked for Bike Infrastructure

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene’s bike infrastructure is among the most innovative in the country, according to the U.S. State Department. Cyclists in Eugene are encouraged that more people are choosing to be behind a set of handle bars rather than the wheel of a car, but they think the city can do better. The state … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Investigate Bicycle Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are still trying to figure out what caused a vehicle and bicycle crash Wednesday afternoon, and officers are asking for the public’s help with the investigation. A Eugene man was hit by a car here at the intersection of West Fifth Avenue and Chambers Street. He’s in serious condition and … Continue reading »

Tugman Park Bridge Closed

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Public Works wants cyclists to avoid the bridge at Tugman Park for the next few days. Crews are repairing it after the city noticed several pieces of rotting wood and other safety hazards. A detour will take cyclists to 39th Avenue and Hilyard Street. Project managers say it might be inconvenient … Continue reading »

Trips for Kids-CAT Fundraises with Film

EUGENE, Ore. — The David Minor Theater on 5th Ave. helped out a local organization on Saturday. People filed into the theater that afternoon in support of Trips for Kids-CAT, a mountain biking group for children. The day included a modern bike movie, local beer, food and good company. The group’s mission is to get … Continue reading »

Tikit Bicycle Recalled

EUGENE, Ore. — A costly bike recall has a local company working overtime to help its customers get the parts they need to be safe on the road. Bike Friday is recalling nearly 4,000 of its bikes because of a handlebar stem problem. The local family company is known worldwide for its high-end, compactible bikes. … Continue reading »

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