Author Archives: Elly Blue

Beyond Bikestravaganza

So that’s it! Our tour ended last night in Pittsburgh on a high note. A packed event with good humored bike fans at the library ended with a ride on paths and city streets across town to a bicycle themed … Continue reading

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Upcoming events out east (Updated)

Just a quick post to give y’all a heads-up on the three events during our east coast post-tour tour. In Baltimore it looks like we’ll have two events on Wednesday 9/22. Our first event is a brown bag lunch: Bikestravaganza … Continue reading

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Back on solid ground

Whew. It’s good to be home! We wrapped up tour last night with a great crowd of friendly Portlanders. Joe played his 20 minute tour movie (it’ll be up online at some point) and some shorts, Evan and Melissa of … Continue reading

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Snapshots of bike culture in unlikely places

The shop truck at Free Cycles in bike-friendly Missoula, Montana We’re about halfway through our tour of what we’ve been calling the Upper West and one clever friend has more aptly dubbed Outdoorsia. Along the way, we’ve been compiling photos, … Continue reading

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Ten states in thirty days: The video

Joe made us a commercial! (Higher resolution version here.) You can find our schedule here and more details about what we’re doing here.

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Off the Chainring, Live in Minneapolis

It wasn’t planned this way, but it worked out that we got to take a mini-tour before our tour. Three weeks ago we took the train out to Minneapolis for this year’s Twin Cities Zine Fest. This was the trial … Continue reading

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Living in the future

The big news is that science fiction has come true and Amtrak has wifi. Not on all the trains or all the cars but here I am posting this as we hurtle up the California coast. As for the tour, … Continue reading

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What’s in store on the Bikestravaganza tour?

Here’s a sneak peek at what you’ll see when the Off the Chainring tour comes through your town.

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Bikestravaganza!

The Off the Chainring Tour is coming to your town! Join our traveling bikestravaganza for an evening of bike talk, bike zines, and short movies about transportation activism! We’ll share ideas and inspiration about bike stuff in Portland, in your … Continue reading

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