C4 Bike Guys

Here are some of our favorite bike guys from around town, PBOT is still adding more so please let us know if you find anything new!

 

Cock-a-doodle-do NE 43rd and Glisan in the eastbound lane.

Why did the chicken cross the road? NE 43rd and Glisan in the eastbound lane.

PDOT bike guys 122nd and SE Foster

PBOT bike guys 122nd and SE Foster

PDOT bike guys NW Naito Parkway at Couch

PBOT bike guys NW Naito Parkway at Couch

PDOT bike guys N. Vancouver Blvd just before Russell.

PBOT bike guys N. Vancouver Blvd just before Russell.

And now for the history…
2003 VeloVision article by Jim Waigand about Portland’s “Bike Guys.”
2003 VeloVision Artists of Asphalt

2003 VeloVision Artists of Asphalt

2003 VeloVision Artists of Asphalt

2003 VeloVision Artists of Asphalt

2003 VeloVision Artists of Asphalt

2003 VeloVision Artists of Asphalt

2005 documentary Martinis in the Bike Lane by Joe Biel (of Microcosm Publishing fame) about the bike lane characters. This short film can be found on the bicycle video compilation “Bicycle Shorts” available at Microcosm Publishing.

COMING SOON October 8th 2015!!!

COMING SOON October 8th 2015!!!

The new Portlandia bike lane stencil was installed on 10/6/2015 in tribute to Portlandia on her 30th birthday. The stencil is right next to City Hall on SW Jefferson at 4th.

Bike lane stencil NE Rodney and Mason.

Bike lane stencil NE Rodney and Mason.

Bike lane stencil SW Terwilliger Blvd and Campus Drive.

Bike lane stencil SW Terwilliger Blvd and Campus Drive.

Bike lane stencil N. Broadway heading west just off the Broadway bridge by the Moda Center.

Bike lane stencil N. Broadway heading west just off the Broadway bridge by the Moda Center.

Bike lane stencil NE 47th off of Sandy.

Bike lane stencil NE 47th off of Sandy.

Bike lane stencil SE Water Ave at Salmon.

Bike lane stencil SE Water Ave at Salmon.


Tennis player or fry cook?

Tennis player or fry cook? Update: Paved over

 

Ears

Ears

Update: Gone paved over.

Multitasking

Multitasking Update: Paved over

Santa hat

Stocking hat by Jim Waigand  Update:Paved over.

Juggling unicycle

Juggling unicycle

Good Citizen Aim sweeping off our cover model for a picture. An authors work is never done.

Good Citizen Aim sweeping off our cover model for a picture. An authors work is never done.

lady golfer

lady golfer

Chopsticks

Chopsticks

Party hat

Party hat

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Shit eating grin

Shit eating grin

Hobo with cigarette

Hobo with cigarette

Headphones

Headphones

Hot for teacher

Hot for teacher

Siamese twins

Siamese twins

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Suitcase traveler checking in

Suitcase traveler checking in. Update: New generic bike guy replaced him.

Bellhop

Bellhop. Update: New bike stencil replaced him.

Mustache man

Mustache man.  Update: New bike stencil replaced him.

Looks like a dime bag to me

Looks like a dime bag to me.  Update: New bike stencil replaced him.

Frenchie

Frenchie

Drummer in the marching band or fire dancer?

Drummer in the marching band or fire dancer?

Blowing his own horn

Blowing his own horn

Java guy

Java guy

UP soccer girl

UP soccer girl.  Update: RIP UP Girl paved over.

Sheriff bike stencil much worse for wear.

Sheriff bike stencil much worse for wear.

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