Cranksgiving 2014 Report: We Win!

Second year of smiles Cranksgiving started in NYC and now is held in over 70 cities – it’s a food-drive scavenger hunt on bikes. This is the second one in Portland benefiting Outside In, who have been helping Portlanders for over 40 years. Thirty-one teams Thirty-one teams brought back $1878 (!) worth of food and…

Ride report: Waterslide Ride

The first ride of the year was a hoot! I just got my Boombotix waterproof speaker in the mail, so we had tunes as we rode from Bikes For Humanity PDX’s headquarters to the Mt. Scott pool, through sleepy side streets strewn with Halloween fallout. The pool was fantastic – swam laps until I felt…

Surprisingly good: blueberries and corn

Looky here, person! This is a bowl of blueberries mixed with corn, and decorated with sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, and ground flax seeds, like Nature intended. The berries are sweet, the corn is sweet, and the seeds provide a good balance of healthy fats, Omega 3s, and protein. A good way to start a rainy…